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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.



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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 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

AreaWorldWestern EuropeEU-28OECDIreland
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 538th307th302nd474th7th
Arts and Humanities 339th168th163rd305th3rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 583rd306th293rd509th5th
Business, Management and Accounting 308th136th136th245th2nd
Chemistry 470th222nd214th395th5th
Computer Science 465th221st217th368th4th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 355th194th191st287th2nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 331st158th155th268th4th
Energy 547th305th305th432nd6th
Engineering 479th255th251st382nd7th
Environmental Science 262nd108th104th181st1st
Mathematics 477th257th258th379th4th
Medicine 583rd299th291st533rd5th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 324th111th106th256th3rd
Physics and Astronomy 529th301st298th458th6th
Psychology 733rd422nd415th694th10th
Social Sciences 342nd146th144th292nd3rd

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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