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 +252nd79th65th22nd177th13th
Arts and Humanities +431st179th136th42nd373rd27th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 994th336th266th49th748th40th
Business, Management and Accounting 166th60th29th5th112th3rd
Chemistry 742nd236th182nd50th509th46th
Computer Science 188th36th23rd2nd103rd2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +325th92nd69th12th180th5th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 521st190th145th34th338th17th
Energy 469th112th83rd17th251st13th
Engineering +139th23rd14th2nd67th2nd
Environmental Science 338th72nd57th20th165th14th
Mathematics 262nd65th51st6th148th4th
Medicine +990th358th285th63rd733rd47th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1388th452nd392nd107th970th67th
Physics and Astronomy 524th156th119th16th354th15th
Psychology 580th221st157th43rd511th28th
Social Sciences +282nd93rd63rd18th221st11th
Veterinary 649th171st165th100th415th34th

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?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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