Universidad de GuanajuatoUniversity


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Foundation: 1732

Mission: In the University, in an environment open to the free discussion of ideas, the integral formation of people and the search for truth will be sought, for the construction of a free, just, democratic, and equitable society, with a humanist sense and social conscience. The principles of academic freedom, free research and social commitment will prevail, as well as a critical, pluralistic, creative and participatory spirit.

Vision: In the year 2020, the University of Guanajuato is recognized by the international academic community as one of the 100 best institutions in the world.

History: ugto.mx


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 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 787th162nd265th718th40th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 989th162nd319th902nd43rd
Chemistry 717th63rd175th632nd12th
Computer Science 619th40th102nd516th6th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 461st45th105th393rd6th
Energy 621st76th151st506th19th
Engineering 599th54th125th502nd9th
Environmental Science 707th155th245th614th33rd
Mathematics 674th86th158th576th15th
Medicine 801st119th229th751st29th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 906th119th231st801st26th
Physics and Astronomy 694th73rd159th618th13th
Psychology 804th88th164th763rd10th
Social Sciences 743rd107th176th663rd19th

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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