Universidad Miguel Hernandez *University


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Foundation: 1996

Mission: The UMH aims to serve society by carrying out higher education, research and technology transfer, providing quality services that meet the expectations and demands of the community, and actively collaborating in the socio-economic development of the region. For this reason, it is committed to the integral formation of its students, while allowing and stimulating the professional development of the members of its university community.

Vision: The UMH wants: To be a university of recognized quality and excellence in the field of training, research and contribution to economic, social and cultural development. To be a socially responsible university that encourages the promotion of healthy lifestyles, equal opportunities, and respect for the environment and sustainable development. To be a research university: powerful in research of accredited excellence, both in the basic field and in that applied to technological and socio-economic development, recognized at international level, and generating a high impact in the socio-economic field, through innovation and technology transfer.


Subordinate organizations:

  • Instituto de Neurociencias de Alicante
  • Instituto Interuniversitario Lopez Pinero
Overall percentile
Research percentile
Innovation percentile
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 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 +527th308th308th143rd457th82nd
Arts and Humanities 591st364th374th141st546th68th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 707th440th430th158th643rd129th
Business, Management and Accounting 750th379th393rd109th613th54th
Chemistry 618th372nd368th127th538th110th
Computer Science 583rd322nd313th69th473rd49th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 139th38th38th6th83rd4th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 675th376th398th144th572nd61st
Energy 556th313th318th119th448th71st
Engineering +487th268th264th75th391st54th
Environmental Science 490th290th291st113th399th76th
Mathematics 568th340th334th88th479th54th
Medicine +643rd373rd362nd112th574th90th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 604th324th328th103rd526th77th
Physics and Astronomy 569th330th322nd98th479th74th
Psychology 311th132nd126th22nd289th14th
Social Sciences +658th338th340th101st566th61st
Veterinary 490th157th182nd105th353rd30th

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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