Universidad Autonoma de Baja CaliforniaUniversity


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Foundation: 1957

Mission: To integrally train professional citizens, competent in the local, national, cross-border and international spheres, free, critical, creative, supportive, enterprising, with a global vision and capable of transforming their environment with responsibility and ethical commitment; as well as to promote, generate, apply, disseminate and transfer knowledge to contribute to sustainable development, to the advancement of science, technology, humanities, art and innovation, and to increase the level of human development of Baja California society and the country.

Vision: In 2030, the Autonomous University of Baja California (UABC) is widely recognized nationally and internationally as a socially responsible institution that contributes, with opportunity, equity, relevance and the best quality standards, to increase the level of human development of Baja California society and the country, as well as the generation, innovative application and transfer of knowledge, and the promotion of science, culture and art.



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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

AreaWorldLatin AmericaIBEROAMERICAOECDMexico
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 697th97th195th629th19th
Arts and Humanities 609th107th162nd571st17th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 899th101st253rd821st24th
Business, Management and Accounting 774th58th128th644th8th
Chemistry 811th123rd235th713th26th
Computer Science 690th81st152nd586th18th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 498th65th133rd430th9th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 726th70th128th608th12th
Engineering 627th77th149th530th16th
Environmental Science 702nd151st241st609th30th
Mathematics 709th109th183rd610th23rd
Medicine 798th116th226th748th28th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 863rd99th207th760th18th
Physics and Astronomy 728th89th176th651st17th
Psychology 796th87th163rd756th9th
Social Sciences 711th84th149th631st17th
Veterinary 535th90th123rd380th12th

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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