Universidad de Leon, Spain *University


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Foundation: 1979

Mission: Quality teaching and advancement of knowledge through research activity. Creating, teaching and disseminating science, culture, art and technology, and contributing to social, economic and cultural progress. Social projection, creation and diffusion of critical, participative and solidary habits and cultural forms, as well as a permanent, open and plural formation. International cooperation. Integrating information and knowledge technologies into university activity. To train students for their intellectual development and their qualified insertion in the world of work.

Vision: A university well prepared to face the challenges of the EHEA, relying on: Your poles of knowledge, The differentiated profile of its graduates, Greater collaboration with society and other universities

History: www.unileon.es

Subordinate organizations:

  • Instituto de Biotecnologia de Leon
  • Instituto de Ganaderia de Montana
Overall percentile
Research percentile
Innovation percentile
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 +1686th546th488th182nd1111th95th
Arts and Humanities +1133rd489th377th119th921st59th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2403rd886th761st198th1765th151st
Business, Management and Accounting 1551st513th442nd123rd1011th60th
Chemistry 1694th597th496th141st1098th115th
Computer Science 1646th582nd492nd92nd1110th66th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 2146th683rd632nd206th1278th92nd
Energy 2685th707th698th217th1405th99th
Engineering +1547th546th465th101st1009th72nd
Environmental Science 2374th775th686th193rd1412th121st
Mathematics 1365th480th406th63rd897th41st
Medicine +2845th970th851st258th1999th167th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2781st804th768th294th1755th167th
Physics and Astronomy 967th341st278th45th679th38th
Psychology 1048th429th318th88th889th54th
Social Sciences +1084th438th344th102nd826th63rd
Veterinary 263rd72nd61st37th174th14th

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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