Universidad Pablo de Olavide *University


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Foundation: 1997

Mission: As an educational space for higher education, the Universidad Pablo de Olavide is at the service of society and defines itself as a place for reflection and critical thinking committed to contributing to progress, to teaching respect for fundamental rights and public freedoms, to promoting equality between women and men, solidarity and human values and to responding to the needs and problems of contemporary society. The University will seek the broadest social projection of its activities, establishing for this purpose channels of collaboration and assistance to society in order to contribute to and support social, economic and cultural progress. Likewise, it will promote and encourage the participation of the members of its university community in activities and projects of international cooperation and solidarity, as well as the implementation of activities and initiatives that contribute to the promotion of equality between men and women, permanent support for people with special needs, the culture of peace, sustainable development and respect for the environment. Article 3 of the University Statutes.

Vision: The IV Strategic Plan 2017-2020 of the Universidad Pablo de Olavide is currently being approved by the University Senate. Under the slogan UPOProyecta, the new strategic plan of the UPO has been elaborated based on five major strategies, global and transversal, which will help to achieve our vision of university 2020. The Universidad Pablo de Olavide will be a university community capable of attracting and promoting talent in order to consolidate its leadership as a reference point for transforming social commitment from its vocation of public service, contributing to the achievement of a more just, egalitarian and inclusive society. It will address the process of digital transformation in its administrative management processes and in its online teaching in order to become an internationalised university open to the world.


Subordinate organizations:

  • Centro Andaluz de Biologia del Desarrollo
  • Centro Andaluz de Biologia Molecular y Medicina Regenerativa
  • Centro Universitario San Isidoro
Overall percentile
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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-27IBEROAMERICAOECDSpain
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +1049th404th330th115th732nd87th
Arts and Humanities +664th280th217th65th558th38th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2212th821st693rd197th1645th152nd
Business, Management and Accounting 542nd220th148th37th383rd21st
Chemistry 1911th687th584th191st1278th161st
Computer Science 1911th641st550th118th1247th75th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 1646th575th496th127th1031st75th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 599th224th170th43rd394th22nd
Energy 2200th598th566th160th1204th87th
Engineering +1498th510th419th93rd987th66th
Environmental Science 1542nd477th389th109th902nd76th
Mathematics 2177th669th614th137th1323rd70th
Medicine +2538th903rd787th248th1807th164th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1718th556th491st152nd1182nd96th
Physics and Astronomy 1791st666th585th126th1209th96th
Psychology 1240th490th372nd137th1026th72nd
Social Sciences +830th322nd245th76th624th48th

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?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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