Universidad de Leon, Spain *University


Leave a comment or share on

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
  • Unidad Asociada Grupo de Nutricion-Praticultura


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 area

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 589th344th342nd129th524th73rd
Arts and Humanities 499th295th292nd89th461st46th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 802nd510th499th177th725th139th
Business, Management and Accounting 730th384th396th104th603rd54th
Chemistry 711th416th424th171st626th114th
Computer Science 627th364th366th108th524th61st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 430th265th264th83rd362nd52nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 642nd347th368th114th542nd51st
Energy 588th341st343rd130th473rd78th
Engineering 567th336th335th105th470th68th
Environmental Science 514th320th316th106th426th72nd
Mathematics 629th391st397th122nd531st62nd
Medicine 736th445th436th175th686th115th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 836th472nd479th194th737th107th
Physics and Astronomy 681st429th434th150th607th84th
Psychology 683rd384th377th113th644th62nd
Social Sciences 644th353rd354th108th565th56th
Veterinary 262nd96th98th33rd211th15th

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?

Loading comments...

Leave a comment

* Required

* Required

* Required

* Required

Embedding this widget into your website

Width: pxHeight: px

Just copy the code and paste it within your HTML code