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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 +682nd289th222nd68th572nd40th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3223rd1145th1027th346th2300th246th
Business, Management and Accounting 711th279th204th58th496th31st
Computer Science 703rd213th162nd32nd476th24th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1096th391st336th84th703rd43rd
Energy 1412th402nd344th89th813th58th
Engineering 1232nd397th312th73rd810th49th
Environmental Science 2004th630th534th168th1173rd114th
Mathematics 1185th391st319th54th777th33rd
Medicine +3755th1198th1076th441st2540th240th
Psychology 752nd300th218th63rd651st39th
Social Sciences +605th225th165th60th470th36th

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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