Universidad Autonoma de Coahuila *University


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Foundation: 1957

Mission: We are a public institution that offers relevant and quality education, at the middle and higher levels, where knowledge of science, technology and the humanities is generated, disseminated, preserved and applied. We promote, with a humanistic approach, the universal values associated to science, arts and sports, providing a comprehensive education to students. We link teaching, research and culture with the public, private and social sectors, contributing to sustainability with a global and equitable approach.

Vision: UAdeC is an institution of international quality, socially responsible and committed to sustainability, whose students are distinguished by their academic, ethical, cultural and sports training; its graduates retain a sense of institutional belonging, are highly competitive and have the capacity to successfully integrate into the global environment. It responds to the changing needs of the productive and social sectors through a wide, relevant, innovative and flexible educational offer, supported by teachers and researchers with the right profile, who are characterized by being highly productive and organized in Academic Bodies linked to development through national and international research networks. Their regulations, infrastructure and management processes effectively, efficiently and transparently support the substantive activities.


Subordinate organizations:

  • Hospital Infantil Universitario de la Universidad Autonoma de Coahuila
  • Hospital Universitario de Saltillo
  • Hospital Universitario De Torreon Dr. Joaquin del Valle Sanchez
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 +633rd135th230th562nd33rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 820th100th247th756th27th
Chemistry 795th98th232nd709th23rd
Energy 515th31st92nd407th9th
Engineering +612th97th169th516th21st
Environmental Science 458th33rd92nd368th3rd
Medicine 832nd142nd273rd763rd39th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 886th166th279th786th36th
Physics and Astronomy 645th74th153rd555th18th

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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