Universidad Autonoma MetropolitanaUniversity


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Foundation: 1974

Mission: To serve the country by offering solid academic work of excellence around the substantive functions: By providing higher education at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels, as well as updating and specialization courses, both in and out of school, and by training professionals and citizens who are capable and responsible for meeting the needs of society; by organizing and developing humanistic, scientific, technological, and artistic research activities; and by being a source of relevant knowledge, primarily in response to national problems and in relation to the conditions of historical development, as well as being an institution that rescues, preserves, and disseminates culture.

Vision: The UAM will be, in full compliance with its purpose, the best university in Mexico. Achieving this implies dialogue, discernment and agreement among all members of the community on the model of university we wish to build, as well as on the strategic role it will play in the scientific, social, technological, economic, ecological and cultural development of the country.

History: www.uam.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 715th109th209th647th22nd
Arts and Humanities 515th52nd101st477th3rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 862nd79th224th785th16th
Business, Management and Accounting 808th75th147th676th12th
Chemistry 729th71st183rd643rd13th
Computer Science 694th85th156th590th19th
Dentistry 420th53rd69th318th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 541st96th165th473rd15th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 508th26th64th423rd5th
Energy 618th73rd148th503rd18th
Engineering 670th104th177th570th25th
Environmental Science 658th118th207th570th18th
Mathematics 677th89th161st579th18th
Medicine 734th72nd173rd684th12th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 639th31st94th544th3rd
Physics and Astronomy 746th100th188th667th21st
Psychology 574th21st71st538th3rd
Social Sciences 695th73rd137th615th13th
Veterinary 363rd42nd68th285th4th

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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