Universidad Politecnica de Cartagena *University


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Foundation: 1998

Mission: The UPCT is a public institution, specialized in teaching and technical and business management research. It develops its teaching, research and university extension activities with a strong vocation of service to society, from a regional, national and international perspective international, promoting socio-economic and technological development and insertion of its students in the labour market, while promoting quality in the exercise of their duties.

Vision: UPCT is to be recognized as a public service institution, of European character and committed to the sustainable development of the Murcia. With a teaching offer specialized in technological and the UPCT orients its activity towards the socio-economic reality of its environment to ensure the employability of our graduates and their knowledge scientific-technical. It is therefore essential to promote R&D&I activities to meet the needs of the different regional productive sectors, contributing to the prosperity of the Region and the well-being of its citizens, to the while being involved in the promotion of democratic values, integration multiculturalism, solidarity and social progress, being the driving force of culture in its environment. To achieve its vision, it must be managed with efficiency and transparency to get the most out of the economic resources that society put at your disposal.

History: www.upct.es

Subordinate organizations:

  • Centro Universitario de la Defensa, Santiago de la Ribera
  • Unidad Asociada Horticultura Sostenible en Zonas Aridas


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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 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 714th438th444th208th646th105th
Arts and Humanities 614th391st392nd165th576th66th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 812th520th509th185th735th145th
Business, Management and Accounting 551st257th256th61st439th35th
Chemistry 601st337th331st107th522nd89th
Computer Science 533rd277th275th60th432nd43rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 548th366th373rd170th480th85th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 547th289th301st78th459th39th
Energy 486th251st251st76th373rd50th
Engineering 588th356th355th117th491st71st
Environmental Science 579th378th377th146th491st92nd
Mathematics 647th404th413th138th549th66th
Physics and Astronomy 564th333rd331st87th493rd61st
Social Sciences 663rd371st372nd117th584th59th

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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