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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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 275th117th115th19th232nd10th
Arts and Humanities 323rd156th151st31st290th20th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 570th295th282nd56th496th44th
Business, Management and Accounting 201st81st80th9th157th5th
Chemistry 312th105th100th15th246th15th
Computer Science 199th61st59th5th131st4th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 365th202nd200th50th297th28th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 394th201st199th36th325th21st
Energy 313th108th108th30th211th22nd
Engineering 235th65th61st7th153rd5th
Environmental Science 259th107th103rd21st179th13th
Mathematics 252nd100th97th6th182nd4th
Medicine 569th287th279th64th519th44th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 673rd352nd351st108th578th64th
Physics and Astronomy 411th199th193rd26th343rd20th
Psychology 449th209th203rd36th420th22nd
Social Sciences 248th98th96th18th207th11th

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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