Universidad de Valladolid *University


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Foundation: 1241

Mission: The mission reflects the fundamental raison d'être that justifies the existence of an institution. The University of Valladolid, heir to a centuries-old intellectual and scientific tradition, projects its influence on a large territory. The University of Valladolid, as a public university, has mission the generation and transmission of knowledge, through teaching, research, innovation and transfer activities, with the fundamental objective of contributing to the improvement and transformation of society through the economic, cultural and social development of territory of the Autonomous Community of Castile and Leon where inserted, without forgetting its vocation of internationalization and its to maintain and increase its prestige in the national and international, with special attention to its Europeanist and American. As an expression of its commitment to society, the University of Valladolid is at the service of its intellectual and material progress and assumes as values inspiring their activity the promotion of peace and cooperation among peoples, sustainable development and environmental conservation, gender equality and opportunities, innovation, quality, transparency and good Government

Vision: The vision expresses the perspective of the future, what it wants to be, the model that the University of Valladolid is considering in the long term. The University of Valladolid aspires to: To be a modern, dynamic, competitive and recognized University, quality, sustainable, open and socially responsible. Develop a participatory management model, in which all members of the university community are represented, based on dialogue, debate and consensus-building. Maintain fluid communication mechanisms with the institutions, bodies and citizens in their environment. To promote good governance and make transparency, the accountability and efficiency the basis for good management administrative. To be a flexible University, capable of adapting its structure and operation to accommodate changes. Create optimal working conditions for the various members of the university community play their functions. To ensure that the University staff, trained and motivated, engaged and involved in the objectives and strategy of the Institution. To maintain its commitment to quality teaching, both in degree as well as graduate school. To train its students, through a rigorous educational model, so that they become qualified professionals with a high degree of employability. To continuously promote transfer and innovation. Generate new knowledge and transmitting it from the existing to the and society as a whole, creating mechanisms that allow the effective transfer of knowledge. To be a reference in research: creative, dynamic and innovative. To be a state-of-the-art research university, with a public service purpose, which positions itself as a of European higher education institutions more internationally recognized, attractive to students and for the most talented and committed teachers. To occupy a relevant place in the national and international context. To improve the quantity and quality of the scientific production of UVa to reach top positions in the main rankings in this area. To intensify its partnership with the other Universities, both national and international, by seeking to attract talent and resources. To promote innovation and social transformation, transferring the walls of the institution, in order to create synergies with society and thus contribute to its welfare and to the creation of courage. To contribute to the construction of a sustainable development for future generations. Under the postulates of responsibility corporate social responsibility, making respect for the environment and sustainability in values that involve all members of the university community. To be a University committed to interculturality and human rights, which guarantees equal opportunities and treatment of all people and that it directs its resources to transform their environment towards a society of solidarity.

History: www.ecured.cu

Subordinate organizations:

  • Escuela Universitaria de Enfermeria Dr. Dacio Crespo
  • Instituto de Biologia y Genetica Molecular
  • Instituto Universitario de Investigación en Gestion Forestal Sostenible
  • Unidad Asociada Grupo de Superficies y Materiales Porosos


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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 490th269th263rd85th428th49th
Arts and Humanities 319th152nd147th30th286th19th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 805th513th502nd179th728th140th
Business, Management and Accounting 516th241st241st53rd414th32nd
Chemistry 580th317th311th96th501st82nd
Computer Science 506th255th252nd51st407th37th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 467th299th298th109th399th67th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 445th231st232nd44th370th25th
Energy 442nd211th210th59th331st45th
Engineering 517th290th287th80th420th56th
Environmental Science 423rd235th229th65th336th47th
Mathematics 556th326th329th77th458th48th
Medicine 630th343rd335th92nd580th68th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 781st434th437th164th683rd96th
Physics and Astronomy 631st391st392nd120th557th77th
Psychology 693rd392nd385th119th654th66th
Social Sciences 467th214th215th48th396th28th

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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