University of Alabama, Birmingham *University

United States

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Foundation: 1969

Mission: UAB serves students, patients, the community and the global need for discovery, knowledge dissemination, education, creativity and the application of groundbreaking solutions. We are a leader among comprehensive public urban research universities with academic medical centers.

Vision: One university inspiring and empowering the creation of knowledge that changes the world.


Subordinate organizations:

  • UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital
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.

AreaWorldNorthern AmericaOECDUnited States
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +408th169th339th162nd
Arts and Humanities 469th219th427th198th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 217th112th180th108th
Business, Management and Accounting 700th235th567th211th
Chemistry 408th207th333rd195th
Computer Science 571st241st461st221st
Dentistry 80th30th59th27th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 490th246th421st229th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 653rd247th553rd221st
Engineering +484th226th388th211th
Environmental Science 472nd222nd381st206th
Mathematics 408th155th320th145th
Medicine +113th68th97th65th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 317th156th249th152nd
Physics and Astronomy 365th144th281st136th
Psychology 196th108th186th96th
Social Sciences +434th158th366th141st
Veterinary 202nd60th145th55th

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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