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
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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-27IBEROAMERICAOECDSpain
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +2449th863rd782nd312th1589th190th
Arts and Humanities +635th262nd204th61st536th34th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3435th1206th1097th389th2433rd264th
Business, Management and Accounting 894th350th268th74th613th40th
Chemistry 2130th769th675th216th1424th176th
Computer Science 1400th464th373rd72nd943rd47th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1981st671st597th167th1213th89th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1234th428th377th96th793rd48th
Energy 1056th283rd236th58th607th38th
Engineering +1816th617th523rd125th1167th81st
Environmental Science 1570th488th399th114th922nd79th
Mathematics 850th263rd215th37th546th25th
Medicine +3021st1039th914th319th2117th196th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 3249th933rd901st387th1982nd208th
Physics and Astronomy 1631st612th529th112th1108th86th
Psychology 767th306th223rd67th662nd41st
Social Sciences +740th286th215th70th560th44th

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.

Where is the institution located?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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