Universidad de Jaen *University


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Foundation: 1993

Mission: The University of Jaén is a public institution of higher education, a cultural asset with unique features and a high degree of social commitment which, through the continuous improvement of teaching, research, transmission of culture and transfer of knowledge, aims to contribute to the progress of society and the sustainable development of its environment.

Vision: The University of Jaén aspires to become the agent that leads social change and the process of transformation of its socioeconomic environment, based on the advances made in the fields of knowledge, innovation and entrepreneurship. To this end, it aims to be an institution that: It provides its students with a comprehensive and quality education, focused on learning and acquiring skills, so that they are well valued in the labour and social environment and to stimulate the capacity for entrepreneurship. It offers lifelong learning appropriate to the demands of society. It differs from the others by providing a specialized and dynamic postgraduate offer. It actively participates in strategic alliances with universities and other agents to advance in teaching, research, cultural and innovation activities. It achieves a high degree of internationalization in its teaching and research activities. Achieves interdisciplinarity in its teaching and research activities. It stands out for its research excellence in certain areas of knowledge. Develops a policy of attracting and incorporating talent. Leads the science, technology and business system in the province of Jaén. It is characterized by being an entrepreneur. It consolidates the culture of quality as a key mechanism for the progress of the institution. Promotes professional development and the involvement of members of the university community. It maintains a permanent commitment to social responsibility and, especially, to its actions in accessibility, equal opportunities, sustainability and international cooperation for development. It contributes to the intellectual concern, the generation of ideas and the critical spirit of citizens.

History: www.ujaen.es

Subordinate organizations:

  • Unidad Asociada Grupo Senalizacion Molecular y Sistemas Antioxidantes en Plantas
Overall percentile
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Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Universities sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject areas/categories

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal.

AreaWorldWestern EuropeEU-28IBEROAMERICAOECDSpain
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +602nd374th376th201st532nd109th
Arts and Humanities +415th220th220th52nd377th34th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 791st522nd511th221st727th166th
Business, Management and Accounting 658th326th335th79th531st44th
Chemistry 663rd412th410th153rd582nd122nd
Computer Science 608th345th336th81st498th57th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +475th309th315th146th406th83rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 568th310th324th92nd470th46th
Energy 470th233rd236th67th362nd45th
Engineering +515th294th291st93rd419th65th
Environmental Science 518th317th319th138th427th89th
Mathematics 504th280th275th56th416th38th
Medicine +766th492nd483rd212th697th154th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 764th453rd468th205th684th136th
Physics and Astronomy 643rd398th392nd151st553rd90th
Psychology 532nd272nd270th65th498th40th
Social Sciences +522nd240th239th64th437th40th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

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