University of GuilanUniversity


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Foundation: 1974

Mission: Our main fundamental mission is commitment to the advancement and dissemination of knowledge and its understanding. Our cutting-edge approach to education and research aims to inspire our faculty and students to change how the world is perceived so as to help make it a better place. We are determined to provide a unique educational experience which inspires our students to explore the realms of knowledge, and to become responsible citizens. Furthermore, we are focused on becoming a center of excellence in the wider Middle East region. We aim to provide a superb academic experience for our students, regardless of their backgrounds. Students graduating from the University of Guilan will have the intellectual capabilities and leadership qualities that will help them contribute to their country. We try to create an atmosphere that fosters inter-cultural skills and perspectives in our students. We remove the barriers to learning and studying, and welcome students who wish to learn at a research-based university in which they can make a difference.

Vision: University of Guilan aspires to be a research-intensive academic institution with great educational opportunities. It conducts research with national, regional and global impact, and provides its students with a path to leadership and contribution to the society.



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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 area

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

AreaWorldMiddle EastIran
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 789th114th40th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 976th153rd70th
Business, Management and Accounting 834th103rd29th
Chemistry 817th174th77th
Computer Science 590th54th13th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 603rd115th40th
Energy 460th47th22nd
Engineering 515th48th18th
Environmental Science 635th116th58th
Mathematics 583rd75th19th
Medicine 871st158th69th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 908th155th57th
Physics and Astronomy 723rd131st50th
Psychology 878th87th33rd
Social Sciences 598th23rd3rd
Veterinary 536th59th19th

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 visualizatiĆ³n 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.

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