Instituto Politecnico NacionalUniversity


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Foundation: 1936

Mission: The IPN contributes to the social and economic development of the nation through an integral competence based training set on research, ICT’s and innovation while globally acknowledged for its quality and social impact.

Vision: To be an inclusive educational institution with international prestige whose community contributes to the scientific, technological and innovative development with social impact within the country.


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.

AreaWorldLatin AmericaIBEROAMERICAOECDMexico
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +1353rd29th154th939th4th
Arts and Humanities 1693rd142nd236th1271st19th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2629th44th264th1933rd8th
Business, Management and Accounting 1457th45th116th948th4th
Chemistry 2605th47th266th1685th10th
Computer Science 920th9th47th635th3rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +2274th94th203rd1357th7th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1261st43rd102nd808th4th
Energy 2521st84th200th1331st12th
Engineering +1568th22nd101st1032nd4th
Environmental Science 2486th65th220th1437th11th
Mathematics 1359th21st68th886th7th
Medicine +1765th29th141st1267th6th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1339th27th98th934th7th
Physics and Astronomy 2290th43rd165th1465th8th
Psychology 1783rd99th218th1418th14th
Social Sciences +1336th46th130th967th6th
Veterinary 687th67th107th437th9th

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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  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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