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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 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

AreaWorldWestern EuropeEU-28OECDBelgium
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 638th384th387th571st10th
Arts and Humanities 624th398th399th586th12th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 606th326th313th532nd16th
Chemistry 391st161st153rd321st8th
Computer Science 575th319th317th474th12th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 521st346th350th453rd14th
Energy 376th152nd152nd265th7th
Engineering 441st218th214th344th9th
Environmental Science 506th312th308th418th13th
Mathematics 560th330th333rd462nd13th
Medicine 703rd413th404th653rd22nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 905th506th520th800th23rd
Physics and Astronomy 490th264th260th419th10th
Psychology 758th438th433rd718th19th
Social Sciences 802nd482nd493rd722nd15th

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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