Mission: The University of Salamanca is a public institution of higher education,
and continuation of a humanistic and scientific tradition with a vocation to
inspired by the principles of democracy, equality, justice and freedom, which
was born in 1218 and continues to contribute to the progress of society today.
Our mission emanates from the aims set out in our Statutes, approved by the
The expansion, study and integration of knowledge through
research in all branches of knowledge, with a view to its organization in
The critical transmission of knowledge through teaching activity; the
contribution to the training and further training of professionals
promotion and dissemination of the Spanish language; the promotion and
expansion of culture and knowledge through
Lifelong learning and university extension.
The transfer of scientific, technical and cultural knowledge so that, in
collaboration with other social agents, this can take the form of
innovation for sustainable development and improvement of the quality of life of
Spain, from Castile and Leon and from all the villages.
The increase in university cooperation at the national and
international, especially with universities and
Latin America. The promotion of systems that encourage the mobility of
students, teachers and researchers, especially the development
of the European Higher Education Area and the creation and
development of the Ibero-American Knowledge Space.
The development of research, the effective and efficient management of
resources and the training of researchers; contributing to the improvement of
educational system that promotes the labour insertion of the graduates; the
promotion of quality assurance evaluation systems.
The guarantee of personal dignity, the defence of human rights, the
free development of people, without any kind of discrimination, and the
right to effective equality between women and men. The increase in the
quality of life in a broad sense and especially in the territory where
Vision: The University of Salamanca aspires to be recognized as a role model in the XXI century
geographical boundaries, focused on integral and lifelong education, with lines
of research excellence from which to respond to the needs that
poses the society of the future. The University of Salamanca must be:
A University among the best in the world, with a vocation to
specialization in their areas of excellence.
The University of reference for Latin America, committed to its
social, educational and economic development. A bridge between universities
and societies in Latin America and Europe.
The world reference in the study and teaching of Spanish.
On this path, the goals to which it aspires are:
To intensify research activity and increase productivity
by diversifying the arrival of resources.
Promote a balanced degree map in line with demand
social, which offers complete formative itineraries to our students,
with actions aimed at successful labour market insertion and that will attract
Master's and doctoral students, as well as students with degrees from other universities.
To strengthen collaboration with the socio-economic environment by promoting
transfer, entrepreneurship and innovation projects
financially sustainable and with social impact, so that the
University to become a reference agent in the
innovation of Castile and Leon.
To develop a socially sustainable institution,
and economic, which provides solutions to social needs.
To progress in an agile, functional academic and administrative structure,
effective and efficient.
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
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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