Universidad Autonoma de ZacatecasUniversity


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Foundation: 1832

Mission: The Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas generates, disseminates and transmits scientific, technological and humanistic knowledge, in the perspective of inclusion with social responsibility; trains professionals with an integral, critical and propositional profile; generates pertinent research and proposals for solutions to social problems; exercises leadership and is a safeguard of cultural and natural heritage through emerging projects in the face of the demands of the near and global context, as well as the internationalization of the educational offer within the framework of the universal values of autonomy, justice, freedom, tolerance and social commitment.

Vision: The Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas "Francisco García Salinas", as a public educational institution, is an academic and cultural vanguard recognized for its social commitment, the responsible exercise of its autonomy and its integral, flexible and internationally competitive educational model; it guarantees the consolidation of its educational processes of excellence in accordance with sustainable development and a pertinent educational offer that is homologated with high international quality standards that allows its graduates to participate in relevant academic, scientific, productive, sports and cultural scenarios in the country and abroad.

History: www.uaz.edu.mx


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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 748th135th237th679th29th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 820th51st191st743rd7th
Chemistry 732nd74th186th646th14th
Computer Science 632nd44th110th529th7th
Engineering 634th82nd154th537th18th
Environmental Science 742nd177th267th642nd41st
Mathematics 675th87th159th577th16th
Physics and Astronomy 751st103rd191st672nd23rd

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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