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Foundation: 1940

Mission: The mission of the University of Colima as a social, public and autonomous organism is to contribute to the transformation of society through the integral formation of professional, scientific and creative graduates of excellence, and the determined impulse to the creation, application, preservation and diffusion of scientific knowledge; technological development and the manifestations of art and culture, in an institutional framework of transparency and timely accountability.

Vision: The University of Colima in 2030 is an institution recognized worldwide as one of the best universities in the country for its quality and relevance, which assumes its social responsibility by contributing systemically and creatively to the equitable, democratic and sustainable development of the entity, the nation and the world.



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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 591st48th130th526th8th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 856th74th219th779th14th
Computer Science 713th101st172nd609th23rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 587th130th200th519th23rd
Environmental Science 767th186th276th659th46th
Mathematics 736th130th205th634th32nd
Medicine 779th100th208th729th22nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 828th88th191st729th16th
Social Sciences 797th149th220th717th34th

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.

Where is the institution located?

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