Universidad de GuadalajaraUniversity


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Foundation: 1792

Mission: The University of Guadalajara is the University Network of Jalisco. It is a meritorious, public, secular and autonomous institution, with a social commitment and international vocation; which satisfies the educational needs of middle and higher education with quality and relevance. It promotes scientific and technological research, as well as the linkage and extension to influence the sustainable and inclusive development of society. It is respectful of cultural diversity, honors humanist principles, equity, social justice, democratic coexistence and collective prosperity.

Vision: It is a University Network with global recognition and prestige, inclusive, flexible and dynamic. It is a leader in transformations and a promoter of social mobility. It promotes innovative approaches to teaching and learning and to the generation of knowledge for the benefit of society.

History: udg.mx


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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 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 756th142nd244th687th34th
Arts and Humanities 566th88th140th528th8th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 857th75th220th780th15th
Chemistry 792nd111th223rd697th20th
Computer Science 677th69th140th574th14th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 545th98th167th477th17th
Energy 572nd49th121st457th12th
Engineering 627th77th149th530th16th
Environmental Science 592nd70th156th504th7th
Mathematics 633rd61st126th535th10th
Medicine 702nd52nd146th652nd8th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 874th107th217th771st21st
Physics and Astronomy 722nd86th172nd646th16th
Psychology 709th58th126th670th5th
Social Sciences 666th56th119th587th7th

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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