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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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 383rd186th182nd49th329th31st
Arts and Humanities 483rd281st278th79th445th44th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 614th334th321st74th540th60th
Business, Management and Accounting 195th75th74th7th151st4th
Chemistry 453rd210th202nd55th379th50th
Computer Science 188th57th55th4th122nd3rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 458th290th289th103rd390th64th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 357th178th176th30th292nd19th
Energy 340th125th125th32nd233rd24th
Engineering 255th76th72nd10th170th7th
Environmental Science 393rd209th203rd52nd307th36th
Mathematics 362nd158th158th19th268th14th
Medicine 592nd308th300th71st542nd49th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 413th162nd158th25th332nd12th
Physics and Astronomy 399th191st185th20th331st15th
Psychology 595th318th312th78th558th49th
Social Sciences 297th119th118th22nd249th13th
Veterinary 263rd97th99th34th212th16th

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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