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Foundation: 1955

Mission: The University of Salento is a community, made up of students, professors and technical-administrative staff, which recognizes itself in the free promotion of research and teaching as instruments of human development, affirmation of pluralism and pursuit of equal social dignity, in full independence from any ideological, political, religious, economic orientation. Within the university community no one may be discriminated against, in any way or form whatsoever, by reason of his or her choices of study, research and teaching. The University of Salento guarantees its students equal opportunities and equal dignity by promoting merit and valuing excellence and supports applied and basic research, recognizing itself in the principle of evaluation. Alongside the two fundamental objectives of training and research, the University of Salento pursues a third mission, i.e. it works to promote the direct application, enhancement and use of knowledge to contribute to the social, cultural and economic development of the territory in which it operates. On an international level, the University of Salento pursues all forms of collaboration aimed at fostering knowledge and mutual enrichment between cultures, the circulation of knowledge and the exchange of students and staff.

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History: www.unisalento.it

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-28OECDItaly
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +560th336th338th490th50th
Arts and Humanities +560th340th346th515th48th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 606th342nd334th542nd43rd
Business, Management and Accounting 416th191st188th332nd19th
Chemistry 563rd321st314th483rd54th
Computer Science 531st271st263rd422nd38th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +476th310th316th407th79th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 594th329th345th496th49th
Energy 336th137th134th237th13th
Engineering +386th171st167th291st27th
Environmental Science 427th230th231st337th28th
Mathematics 516th292nd287th428th47th
Medicine +669th397th387th600th77th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 434th181st181st359th28th
Physics and Astronomy 514th278th270th425th43rd
Psychology 484th240th236th453rd24th
Social Sciences +549th263rd262nd464th24th

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.

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