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-27IBEROAMERICAOECDSpain
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +585th173rd137th42nd391st25th
Arts and Humanities +743rd323rd239th64th629th36th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1307th461st378th78th962nd64th
Business, Management and Accounting 425th175th110th27th318th14th
Chemistry 1491st508th413th108th962nd88th
Computer Science 245th60th48th6th144th5th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1232nd443rd380th102nd781st57th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 853rd327th260th58th583rd32nd
Energy 558th133rd103rd25th293rd20th
Engineering +247th51st37th4th137th4th
Environmental Science 1003rd342nd263rd64th587th45th
Mathematics 539th185th149th19th347th15th
Medicine +1675th579th480th116th1184th88th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1575th506th437th112th1101st77th
Physics and Astronomy 837th282nd226th36th582nd30th
Psychology 913th377th274th78th787th49th
Social Sciences +337th124th84th25th274th16th
Veterinary 679th187th182nd104th441st37th

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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