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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.


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 +404th26th69th336th5th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 744th48th182nd680th7th
Chemistry 685th39th165th604th10th
Environmental Science 666th179th262nd570th46th
Mathematics 706th121st186th616th26th
Medicine +718th55th166th649th13th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 784th109th217th704th21st
Physics and Astronomy 577th32nd106th487th7th

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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