Universidad Francisco de Vitoria *University


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Foundation: 1993

Mission: The mission of the Universidad Francisco de Vitoria is to build a university community of people who seek the truth and the good, and who, through their formation and leadership, promote the Christian transformation of society and culture. The Universidad Francisco de Vitoria is a private institution of higher education based on the principles of freedom of teaching, research and study. After starting its journey in the 1993-94 academic year as a Centre attached to the Complutense University of Madrid, it was fully accredited as a private university years later. It is currently part of an international university system that includes higher education institutions in the United States, Mexico, Europe and South America. Due to its own vocation and nature, UFV promotes an integral formation to its entire university community. It is a university: Catholic-inspired. From the most absolute respect to individual freedom, it inspires its formative model in the values of Christian humanism; mainly in the ethical behavior in the exercise of the profession, personal integrity and social commitment. It is open to people - without limitation for cultural, social or economic reasons - and to knowledge, new technologies, science, research, culture and change. International, educating its students for a global and multicultural world.

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Subordinate organizations:

  • Fundacion Universidad Francisco de Vitoria
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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 +680th445th451st272nd609th135th
Arts and Humanities 599th370th381st149th554th71st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 851st564th560th274th787th185th
Business, Management and Accounting 816th423rd444th143rd676th64th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 690th380th402nd149th587th62nd
Environmental Science 561st358th362nd173rd470th106th
Medicine +785th509th502nd230th716th165th
Psychology 680th397th396th149th644th73rd
Social Sciences +747th416th422nd145th654th81st

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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