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-27IBEROAMERICAOECDSpain
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +2039th642nd590th238th1317th119th
Arts and Humanities +749th327th244th65th635th37th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3483rd1207th1110th349th2434th234th
Business, Management and Accounting 424th174th109th26th317th13th
Chemistry 2085th748th654th169th1347th135th
Computer Science 1016th360th296th51st709th36th
Dentistry 409th151st127th63rd289th16th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1680th583rd514th143rd1039th77th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 639th256th191st41st443rd21st
Energy 1683rd500th459th119th978th74th
Engineering +1682nd597th511th112th1082nd78th
Environmental Science 1503rd511th418th104th907th70th
Mathematics 2228th711th651st129th1354th70th
Medicine +2913th991st874th272nd2044th175th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1980th617th554th167th1340th109th
Physics and Astronomy 2297th781st744th155th1451st101st
Psychology 767th316th225th60th670th38th
Social Sciences +513th199th144th46th410th27th

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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