Universidad de las Palmas de Gran Canaria *University


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Foundation: 1989

Mission: The University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is a university that emerged from a popular aspiration, committed to the continuous improvement of the quality and efficiency of the public service it provides to society. Its basic objectives are: to form competent, educated, responsible and supportive people generate, apply and disseminate knowledge collaborate in the economic progress and social welfare of the Canary Islands create and extend culture and promote international relations from our Atlantic island

Vision: We aim to achieve an autonomous university in its thinking and internal development, with high levels of self-government. An innovative university in teaching, research, management and social impact activities; that builds and radiates culture in its environment; concerned with environmental quality and sustainable development; that promotes solidarity among peoples and cooperation; that contributes to the solution of social problems and promotes international relations from our Atlantic island. Working towards this vision, our aim is to be recognized inside and outside the Canary Islands for the academic prestige of our teachers, for the comprehensive training of our graduates, for the professional work of our administration and services staff and for the relevance of our social impact actions.

History: www.ulpgc.es

Subordinate organizations:

  • Unidad Asociada Grupo de Fotocatalisis y Electroquimica Aplicada al Medio Ambiente
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Societal percentile

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 +1968th742nd653rd236th1325th157th
Arts and Humanities +724th307th238th74th606th43rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2538th940th817th250th1864th194th
Business, Management and Accounting 701st274th199th56th489th29th
Chemistry 1691st611th512th161st1143rd139th
Computer Science 1473rd495th398th80th991st52nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1150th416th339th74th727th45th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1066th382nd326th82nd685th41st
Energy 2094th584th545th153rd1160th86th
Engineering +1289th429th341st79th859th55th
Environmental Science 1329th405th329th85th778th60th
Mathematics 2317th707th657th149th1395th74th
Medicine +2499th889th773rd240th1781st159th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1873rd613th546th177th1282nd114th
Physics and Astronomy 1213th444th366th76th840th62nd
Psychology 1602nd617th489th188th1285th94th
Social Sciences +914th356th274th85th688th52nd
Veterinary 364th97th88th57th235th19th

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?

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  • Health
  • Universities
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  • Non-Profit
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