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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


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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

AreaWorldWestern EuropeEU-28OECDItaly
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 681st413th419th613th55th
Arts and Humanities 553rd345th340th515th47th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 726th438th426th649th63rd
Business, Management and Accounting 460th208th206th368th22nd
Chemistry 583rd320th314th504th50th
Computer Science 541st285th283rd440th47th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 446th278th277th378th62nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 602nd324th339th507th54th
Energy 339th124th124th232nd13th
Engineering 394th176th172nd298th26th
Environmental Science 489th296th291st401st50th
Mathematics 518th293rd294th420th53rd
Medicine 724th434th425th674th88th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 613th310th305th519th47th
Physics and Astronomy 500th273rd270th429th48th
Psychology 511th256th250th477th28th
Social Sciences 601st313th314th522nd37th

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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