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Foundation: 2009

Mission: UMONS has committed itself to pursuing its three core missions: “to promote quality education in Hainaut, to ensure high-level research activities on an international scale, and to contribute to the social, economic and cultural development of the region”, all the while respecting equity, humanistic values and excellence.

Vision: The vision and practical goals of UMONS are described in a strategic note, which summarises the key indicators essential for managing the institution. These enable the status reports of the concrete measures implemented by UMONS to be monitored in order to achieve the objectives it has set.


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.

AreaWorldWestern EuropeEU-27OECDBelgium
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +2141st672nd621st1368th11th
Arts and Humanities 2106th683rd598th1495th12th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2017th746th626th1494th20th
Business, Management and Accounting 1946th594th535th1205th11th
Chemistry 1433rd486th392nd926th8th
Computer Science 1538th548th453rd1044th11th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 2732nd781st749th1552nd14th
Energy 707th186th150th387th6th
Engineering +1634th582nd496th1057th10th
Environmental Science 1382nd479th382nd836th8th
Mathematics 1743rd600th527th1119th11th
Medicine +1776th616th514th1260th19th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2785th805th769th1757th20th
Physics and Astronomy 1671st629th564th1143rd11th
Psychology 1817th674th556th1449th16th
Social Sciences 3379th850th805th2045th17th

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 visualizatión 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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