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Foundation: 1897

Mission: To sustain and develop its historical commitment to academic freedom and to pursue harmonious coexistence within the human and ecological community on this planet.

Vision: Information not localized


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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.

AreaWorldAsiatic RegionOECDJapan
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +244th82nd155th7th
Arts and Humanities +537th47th459th3rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 163rd30th125th2nd
Business, Management and Accounting 972nd204th684th3rd
Chemistry 359th116th230th8th
Computer Science 426th129th269th7th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +294th103rd171st4th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 795th176th546th11th
Energy 454th211th226th7th
Engineering +463rd167th280th10th
Environmental Science 862nd304th496th5th
Mathematics 303rd95th178th6th
Medicine +285th50th222nd2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 368th93rd246th4th
Physics and Astronomy 337th105th217th6th
Psychology 450th39th400th3rd
Social Sciences +377th47th303rd3rd
Veterinary 629th141st416th18th

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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