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
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-28IBEROAMERICAOECDSpain
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +529th310th310th144th459th83rd
Arts and Humanities +502nd289th293rd79th458th50th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 753rd485th475th190th689th151st
Business, Management and Accounting 383rd171st168th31st304th19th
Chemistry 551st309th303rd94th471st85th
Computer Science 519th260th253rd50th411th36th
Dentistry 420th173rd176th80th326th15th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +483rd316th322nd152nd414th87th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 486th257th263rd70th397th37th
Energy 444th212th213th58th337th40th
Engineering +463rd245th241st67th368th49th
Environmental Science 459th261st262nd93rd369th61st
Mathematics 557th331st324th82nd468th52nd
Medicine +759th485th476th205th690th149th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 636th351st355th116th558th86th
Physics and Astronomy 560th321st313th90th470th69th
Psychology 611th337th334th100th576th59th
Social Sciences +417th173rd172nd40th351st24th

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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