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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-27IBEROAMERICAOECDSpain
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +998th317th261st91st661st52nd
Arts and Humanities +265th111th81st22nd238th14th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1396th496th407th86th1023rd70th
Business, Management and Accounting 316th122nd72nd13th233rd6th
Chemistry 1032nd335th262nd71st667th64th
Computer Science 456th140th105th19th295th15th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1472nd524th460th121st922nd68th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 291st110th69th12th204th8th
Energy 774th204th165th42nd429th34th
Engineering +492nd136th100th23rd300th20th
Environmental Science 1125th383rd293rd76th668th51st
Mathematics 741st260th214th31st494th23rd
Medicine +1198th420th339th73rd861st55th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 416th100th81st17th279th8th
Physics and Astronomy 1124th418th345th63rd792nd52nd
Psychology 538th210th147th40th479th26th
Social Sciences +274th99th63rd20th229th13th
Veterinary 192nd59th46th26th126th11th

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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