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Foundation: 1975

Mission: To transform lives and societies through education, research, innovation, and engagement.

Vision: DCU Will be a globally-significant University of Transformation and Enterprise that is renowned for: the development of talent, the discovery and translation of knowledge to advance society, its focus on creativity and innovation, the advancement and application of technology, and its commitment to sustainability.


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-27OECDIreland
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 1995th750th659th1340th10th
Arts and Humanities +451st189th146th391st3rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1076th365th292nd809th4th
Business, Management and Accounting 415th166th107th300th3rd
Chemistry 1673rd608th509th1132nd8th
Computer Science 772nd234th184th526th4th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +2094th698th623rd1270th8th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 212th74th44th140th3rd
Energy 1121st308th257th644th7th
Engineering +951st285th215th624th4th
Environmental Science 1696th533rd442nd999th9th
Mathematics 1139th372nd302nd749th5th
Medicine +1846th664th563rd1323rd8th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1194th391st333rd844th5th
Physics and Astronomy 1281st471st393rd888th6th
Psychology 677th266th194th590th7th
Social Sciences +430th146th102nd323rd3rd

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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  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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