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


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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 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 556th319th316th112th492nd65th
Arts and Humanities 561st353rd348th136th523rd59th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 693rd405th393rd110th616th89th
Business, Management and Accounting 758th402nd414th119th629th56th
Chemistry 626th358th353rd120th545th96th
Computer Science 602nd342nd342nd91st500th57th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 318th162nd160th34th252nd18th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 663rd353rd377th120th559th53rd
Energy 552nd309th309th111th437th72nd
Engineering 558th329th327th100th461st67th
Environmental Science 600th395th396th161st512th97th
Mathematics 648th405th414th139th550th67th
Medicine 650th363rd354th105th600th76th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 582nd285th281st65th489th39th
Physics and Astronomy 623rd385th386th115th550th76th
Psychology 425th194th189th33rd398th19th
Social Sciences 685th390th391st132nd605th64th

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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