Universidad Politecnica de Madrid *University


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Foundation: 1971

Mission: The Universidad Politécnica de Madrid has the mission of educating its students, preparing them for professional practice and instilling in them ethical values, responsibility and sensitivity to social problems and the challenges of humanity. It promotes, transfers and disseminates scientific research, technological development and artistic creation, with a view to creating a fair and safe society and improving the welfare of people in this and future generations. It is an enterprising university, committed to the creation of wealth and to the social and cultural development of its environment.

Vision: Information not localized

History: www.upm.es

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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 +319th139th138th41st257th23rd
Arts and Humanities +517th302nd307th86th473rd55th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 552nd291st281st61st488th55th
Business, Management and Accounting 236th95th92nd11th182nd6th
Chemistry 461st229th223rd61st382nd57th
Computer Science 218th68th64th5th142nd4th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +411th251st255th92nd342nd60th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 457th236th240th58th370th31st
Energy 332nd134th131st24th234th20th
Engineering +201st51st48th4th121st3rd
Environmental Science 361st170th170th41st271st27th
Mathematics 385th176th171st29th298th25th
Medicine +625th355th344th100th556th80th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 489th225th224th53rd413th37th
Physics and Astronomy 354th145th138th19th273rd16th
Psychology 587th315th312th86th552nd50th
Social Sciences +310th123rd121st26th262nd16th
Veterinary 445th147th169th94th322nd28th

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?

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