University of IbadanUniversity


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Foundation: 1948

Mission: To expand the frontiers of knowledge through provision of excellent conditions for learning and research. To produce graduates who are worthy in character and sound judgement. To contribute to the transformation of society through creativity and innovation. To serve as a dynamic custodian of society's salutary values and thus sustain its integrity.

Vision: To be a world-class institution for academic excellence geared towards meeting societal needs.


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.

Agricultural and Biological Sciences +641st78th12th
Arts and Humanities +548th17th3rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 867th66th6th
Business, Management and Accounting 816th49th6th
Chemistry 795th67th3rd
Computer Science 796th102nd10th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +551st83rd18th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 427th16th3rd
Energy 610th64th11th
Engineering +592nd61st5th
Environmental Science 588th77th9th
Mathematics 671st67th10th
Medicine +750th39th1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 730th46th2nd
Physics and Astronomy 678th43rd3rd
Psychology 692nd20th1st
Social Sciences +693rd24th4th
Veterinary 489th39th6th

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.

Where is the institution located?

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