Universidad Rey Juan Carlos *University


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Foundation: 1996

Mission: The Universidad Rey Juan Carlos is a public university that seeks to expand knowledge through research in all branches of knowledge and through quality teaching it is transmitted to its undergraduate and graduate students. The URJC also contributes to regional, national and international economic and social development by transferring knowledge, innovation and values to all the people and organizations with which it interacts.

Vision: The Universidad Rey Juan Carlos seeks to consolidate its position as a university of international prestige, firmly committed to quality teaching and research at the service of our students and society in general. The URJC wants to be recognized for its dynamism and its commitment to continuous improvement and digital transformation, for its transparency and its social projection. Furthermore, it will actively seek to exercise national and international leadership in the dissemination of art and culture, in the economic and social transformation of Spain and in the processes of technological innovation.


Subordinate organizations:

  • Centro de Estudios Superiores Felipe II
Overall percentile
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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 +1777th683rd593rd208th1215th142nd
Arts and Humanities +564th240th187th55th482nd31st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2736th1011th892nd276th2006th210th
Business, Management and Accounting 445th180th117th27th317th13th
Chemistry 1519th548th448th139th1036th121st
Computer Science 878th275th218th45th607th29th
Dentistry 208th82nd68th32nd144th13th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1899th654th576th155th1177th87th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 679th260th202nd50th449th26th
Energy 1317th371st317th76th753rd51st
Engineering +1437th484th392nd91st946th64th
Environmental Science 1643rd510th420th124th967th84th
Mathematics 1754th577th503rd93rd1102nd49th
Medicine +2130th774th659th195th1525th131st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1543rd506th445th135th1069th85th
Physics and Astronomy 1581st592nd509th104th1078th83rd
Psychology 762nd303rd221st66th657th40th
Social Sciences +520th189th137th47th401st27th

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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