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Foundation: 1542

Mission: The University of Zaragoza is the public University of Aragon. Rooted in its society and committed to its development, it is a creator of culture, a promoter of thought and an engine of economic progress. It is a place of permanent change and exchange in which science, culture and technology are promoted.

Vision: The University of Zaragoza wants to be a quality institution at the service of progress in Aragon, dedicated to the training of educated, critical and committed individuals, highly qualified as professionals, who respond to the social and labour needs of the moment, and well prepared to adapt, anticipate and lead the processes of change. The University of Zaragoza advocates the Knowledge Society by assuming a leading and anticipatory role and offers, to society in general and to companies and institutions in particular, the development and application of the most advanced ideas or techniques in scientific, technological and humanistic matters. The University of Zaragoza aims to achieve comprehensive quality education through teaching and research, based on the active participation of students in their training process, not only in terms of knowledge acquisition but also in terms of the development of the individual and his/her attitudes, skills, abilities and capabilities. The University of Zaragoza advocates for an innovative teaching staff committed to quality. To this end, it will promote their participation in cutting-edge research, their continuing education as teachers, with emphasis on the pedagogical aspect, and their integration into the objectives and management of the University itself. The University of Zaragoza is committed to an organization characterized by its decentralization, both geographically and in terms of management. Its extensive historical background confirms its commitment to openness and international vocation, with a broad dedication to the European and Latin American sphere. The University of Zaragoza wants to be recognized as: National and international reference for its quality and prestige in teaching and research. An element of progressive evolution and a driving force for social transformation and economic development, effectively combining tradition and modernity. Dynamic, open institution, oriented at all times towards social demand. Quality institution recognized by the excellence of the services offered. Expression of vocation and human dimension. Expression of permanent commitment to the future development of Aragon and to the defence of its cultural, historical and artistic heritage.

History: www.unizar.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.

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-28IBEROAMERICAOECDSpain
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +431st221st221st82nd361st45th
Arts and Humanities +288th131st130th25th257th16th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 633rd367th359th106th569th89th
Business, Management and Accounting 274th113th110th13th215th7th
Chemistry 470th237th231st63rd391st59th
Computer Science 372nd145th139th20th270th16th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +425th263rd268th103rd356th66th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 206th80th78th5th152nd3rd
Energy 393rd174th173rd40th290th29th
Engineering +308th111th108th18th216th15th
Environmental Science 378th186th186th51st288th35th
Mathematics 379th171st166th27th292nd23rd
Medicine +579th311th300th71st511th55th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 436th182nd182nd34th361st22nd
Physics and Astronomy 474th241st233rd45th386th37th
Psychology 372nd169th164th28th346th19th
Social Sciences +265th99th97th19th224th12th
Veterinary 195th61st63rd27th140th11th

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?

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