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Foundation: 1968

Mission: UAB is a public university, rooted in the territory and with an international vocation which, through quality teaching closely linked to research activity, transfers scientific, technological, cultural and training knowledge to society, and promotes the potential of its human capital and manages available resources responsibly.

Vision: We want to be a university of reference in Europe, a leader in research, with recognized and internationalized teaching, and with the capacity for transfer and innovative intervention in the territory.

History: www.uab.cat

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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 +238th61st50th15th151st6th
Arts and Humanities +82nd36th18th5th77th4th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 409th113th86th8th304th6th
Business, Management and Accounting 345th133rd78th17th254th7th
Chemistry 789th240th191st50th512th47th
Computer Science 308th82nd62nd7th191st6th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +704th245th192nd48th443rd26th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 192nd66th37th4th133rd3rd
Energy 569th138th107th27th301st22nd
Engineering +353rd88th65th12th204th11th
Environmental Science 259th64th50th12th130th10th
Mathematics 425th134th104th11th261st8th
Medicine +241st64th50th7th188th6th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 637th180th150th35th435th22nd
Physics and Astronomy 505th150th115th13th341st12th
Psychology 252nd89th57th9th229th6th
Social Sciences +68th19th9th2nd56th1st
Veterinary 42nd13th10th4th31st2nd

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?

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