Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya *University

Spain

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Foundation: 1971

Mission: Information not localized

Vision: Information not localized

History: www.upc.edu

Subordinate organizations:

  • Barcelona Graduate School of Mathematics
  • Centre de Recerca en Economia i Desenvolupament Agroalimentari
  • Gestio Integral de Residus Organics Centre Tecnologic
  • Institut de Recerca Sant Joan de Deu
  • Institut de Robotica i Informatica Industrial
  • SMOS Barcelona Expert Center
10th
Overall percentile
6th
Research percentile
21st
Innovation percentile
8th
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 +470th255th255th106th400th60th
Arts and Humanities +318th153rd151st32nd285th22nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 603rd339th331st87th539th74th
Business, Management and Accounting 373rd165th162nd26th297th14th
Chemistry 491st255th249th68th412th64th
Computer Science 136th27th25th2nd74th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +268th122nd122nd21st201st14th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 422nd209th213th46th339th25th
Energy 220th65th62nd13th138th12th
Engineering +154th32nd30th2nd86th2nd
Environmental Science 262nd88th87th16th178th10th
Mathematics 182nd59th56th1st114th1st
Medicine +587th319th308th77th519th61st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 465th206th206th45th390th29th
Physics and Astronomy 399th175th168th23rd313th19th
Social Sciences +339th129th128th29th283rd17th

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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  • Health
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