Universidad de Murcia *University


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Foundation: 1915

Mission: The Mission of the university outlines its purpose or reason for being, and its Vision reflects what it wants to become in the future, the perspective of the university in the long term.

Vision: The University of Murcia is a public institution of higher education with an international scope. Its aim is to contribute to the development of society, acting as a dynamic agent in cooperation with other social agents. Its main activities are focused on the development of Research, Training, Knowledge Transfer and Cultural Dissemination, applying processes of innovation and continuous improvement to all of them, with the aim of achieving a high level of quality in the results, visible through a clear policy of transparency.

History: www.um.es

Subordinate organizations:

  • Unidad Asociada Grupo de Genetica Molecular


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 439th224th221st63rd379th36th
Arts and Humanities 312th148th144th29th279th18th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 729th441st429th131st652nd105th
Business, Management and Accounting 388th173rd171st32nd308th18th
Chemistry 538th280th272nd86th459th75th
Computer Science 481st233rd230th45th383rd32nd
Dentistry 136th56th52nd17th108th6th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 444th276th275th92nd376th56th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 483rd251st256th57th401st29th
Energy 580th333rd335th125th465th77th
Engineering 462nd239th235th54th365th41st
Environmental Science 472nd282nd276th82nd384th58th
Mathematics 523rd298th299th65th425th43rd
Medicine 635th348th340th96th585th70th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 777th430th433rd162nd679th94th
Physics and Astronomy 528th300th297th70th457th53rd
Psychology 300th129th120th17th285th10th
Social Sciences 338th144th142nd28th289th18th
Veterinary 100th33rd29th11th74th4th

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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