Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolas de HidalgoUniversity


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Foundation: 1843

Mission: To contribute to the social, economic, political, scientific, technological, artistic and cultural development of Michoacán, Mexico and the world, by forming human beings with integrity, competence and leadership who generate changes in their environment, guided by the ethical values of our University, through relevant and quality educational programs; by carrying out research linked to social needs, which promotes scientific and technological progress and artistic creation; by establishing activities that rescue, preserve, increase and disseminate universal values, democratic practices and sustainable development through university outreach.

Vision: "The Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo is the top educational institution in the State of Michoacán with the widest coverage, recognized for its quality and social relevance, which forms competent, cultured, participatory beings with a democratic vocation, honest and with a nicolan identity, with the ability to solve the problems of their environment. Research and artistic creation programs are recognized locally, nationally and internationally for their contributions to the various areas of knowledge and to the sustainable solution of social problems, in close connection with educational programs. The linkage programs with national and international universities and research centers allow an intense scientific, cultural and artistic exchange as well as a great mobility of the university community. Extension activities provide advice and services oriented to satisfy specific needs of social groups and productive systems. The programs of cultural diffusion bring the diverse manifestations of the sciences, the arts and the culture to the society promoting the development of the individuals and the social groups in harmony with the environment".

History: umich.mx


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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 755th141st243rd686th33rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 952nd136th293rd873rd34th
Business, Management and Accounting 801st70th142nd669th10th
Chemistry 792nd111th223rd697th20th
Computer Science 779th139th211th662nd28th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 499th66th134th431st10th
Energy 655th96th174th538th23rd
Engineering 651st92nd164th552nd21st
Environmental Science 690th142nd232nd601st26th
Mathematics 713th112th186th614th26th
Medicine 831st145th256th781st36th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 984th146th266th867th32nd
Physics and Astronomy 751st103rd191st672nd23rd
Social Sciences 778th137th208th698th27th

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.

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