Universidad de Malaga *University


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Foundation: 1972

Mission: The University of Málaga is an institution of public law, which generates and transmits knowledge, and provides higher education services through teaching, study and research in an environment characterized by technological, cultural and tourist activity. It was created in 1972 following the initiative of a popular movement that resulted in the constitution of the citizen's platform "Friends of the University of Málaga". It is a dynamic and innovative University, socially recognised for its prestige and leadership, open and participative at the service of society, committed to quality and excellence, with lifelong learning, integrated into the European Higher Education and Research Area, concerned with professional insertion, linked to the business world, the Andalusian Technology Park and the public sector, competitive and outstanding in the Andalusian, national and international environment, as well as oriented towards the global and knowledge society.

Vision: 1º A University characterized by excellence in the teaching-learning process. 2º A University recognised for research excellence, knowledge transfer and the promotion of innovation. 3º A University that guarantees personal and professional development, equality and the conciliation of family and work life. 4º A University that conserves its heritage and develops its university campus with criteria of unsustainability, integration into the city and future perspectives. 5º A University committed to its technological, environmental, economic, social, historical and cultural surroundings, and which incorporates the principles of social responsibility into its activity. 6º A University of reference, integrating, intercultural, strategically positioned in Malaga and its province, with national and international projection, open to students and professionals from all over the world. 7º A University strategically allied with other universities, institutions and companies in the area in order to develop and consolidate a Campus of Excellence

History: www.uma.es


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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.

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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.

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