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 +1137th439th363rd125th789th93rd
Arts and Humanities +1129th476th377th128th898th62nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3123rd1124th1001st333rd2249th240th
Business, Management and Accounting 1050th397th318th90th713th51st
Chemistry 2090th751st656th211th1395th172nd
Computer Science 2157th716th635th144th1378th91st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 1745th606th526th140th1088th80th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1301st446th393rd104th824th51st
Energy 2478th650th625th190th1309th93rd
Engineering +2001st675th584th143rd1262nd90th
Environmental Science 2913th853rd782nd278th1640th155th
Mathematics 1796th583rd509th100th1122nd52nd
Medicine +3409th1129th1007th385th2349th218th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2655th820th779th308th1713th179th
Physics and Astronomy 2107th749th689th147th1370th102nd
Psychology 1184th468th356th124th985th68th
Social Sciences +1176th444th353rd113th864th67th
Veterinary 273rd76th64th39th178th14th

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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