Universitat Oberta de CatalunyaUniversity


Spain in SCImago Media Rankings

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Foundation: 1995

Mission: The UOC is an innovative university, rooted in Catalonia and open to the world, which trains people throughout their lives, contributing to their progress and that of society, while carrying out research into the knowledge society. Its educational model is based on the personalization and accompaniment of the student through e-learning.

Vision: The UOC wants to be a university that, connected in a network with the rest of the universities in the world, promotes the construction of a global space of knowledge as well as frontier research in the knowledge society. It innovates in its own educational model that focuses on the student, offering quality and customizable training, to promote their competitiveness and contribute to the progress of society.

History: www.uoc.edu

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 +      
Arts and Humanities +926th410th307th82nd769th46th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3278th1161st1051st315th2311th221st
Business, Management and Accounting 693rd284th200th52nd503rd33rd
Computer Science 642nd209th162nd31st430th24th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1235th441st388th101st808th49th
Energy 1652nd489th451st115th958th71st
Engineering +1236th433rd355th76th814th56th
Environmental Science 2055th696th595th155th1234th103rd
Mathematics 1217th429th355th53rd800th35th
Medicine +3820th1186th1076th433rd2552nd225th
Psychology 891st368th267th74th772nd48th
Social Sciences +606th239th173rd57th479th35th

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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