Universitat Politecnica de Valencia *University


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Foundation: 1968

Mission: The integral formation of the students through the creation, development, transmission and criticism of science, art techniques and culture, from the respect to ethical principles, with a decisive orientation to the achievement of a job according to their level of studies. The contribution to the cultural, social and economic development of Valencian and Spanish society through scientific, technical and artistic support. The development of an institution model characterized by the values of excellence, internationalization, solidarity and efficiency; an open institution that encourages the participation of institutions, companies and professionals in all aspects of university life.

Vision: The UPV is a university capable of attracting the best students and training professionals with a level of excellence that is recognised, prestigious and highly appreciated by local and international employers. The relevance of the UPV's scientific production provides it with an outstanding international presence, with strong academic collaboration relationships with the best universities in the world. The UPV is an enterprising and innovative university that practices efficient mechanisms for the dissemination of science and technology, and excels in the training of researchers and the creation of technology-based companies. The UPV is an efficient public institution at the service of society and with a strong social and environmental commitment. Motto of the vision: The UPV is an innovative university in the service of society and its progress. Excellent in the training of professionals and in research.

History: www.upv.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 +255th66th53rd17th162nd8th
Arts and Humanities +508th215th158th44th434th26th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1144th396th313th63rd846th53rd
Business, Management and Accounting 191st71st32nd5th139th3rd
Chemistry 759th226th182nd43rd491st41st
Computer Science 200th42nd31st4th112th4th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +397th135th105th19th247th10th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 673rd267th202nd45th463rd23rd
Energy 608th148th117th30th320th24th
Engineering +123rd19th13th2nd54th2nd
Environmental Science 431st132nd98th23rd233rd17th
Mathematics 272nd78th59th4th156th4th
Medicine +1416th493rd409th93rd1012th69th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 865th254th214th47th601st31st
Physics and Astronomy 641st199th155th20th443rd19th
Psychology 457th173rd116th27th406th17th
Social Sciences +268th94th59th18th223rd11th
Veterinary 584th168th159th84th388th30th

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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  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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