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Foundation: 1551

Mission: The mission of the National Autonomous University of Mexico is to provide higher education to train professionals, researchers, university professors and technicians useful to society; to organize and carry out research, mainly on national conditions and problems, and to extend the benefits of culture as widely as possible.

Vision: Information not localized

History: www.unam.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 142nd5th9th115th1st
Arts and Humanities 148th4th11th132nd1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 502nd5th31st431st1st
Business, Management and Accounting 609th24th75th492nd3rd
Chemistry 509th5th75th430th1st
Computer Science 528th14th59th427th3rd
Dentistry 165th15th22nd134th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 62nd1st2nd39th1st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 211th2nd10th168th1st
Energy 303rd2nd24th201st1st
Engineering 491st14th72nd394th3rd
Environmental Science 294th4th24th212th1st
Mathematics 472nd10th42nd374th3rd
Medicine 423rd8th29th376th1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 242nd4th8th186th1st
Physics and Astronomy 312th3rd13th249th1st
Psychology 306th5th19th291st1st
Social Sciences 145th3rd9th118th1st
Veterinary 126th8th13th99th1st

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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