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 +3480th122nd10th
Arts and Humanities +1485th21st3rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4507th86th2nd
Business, Management and Accounting 1565th32nd6th
Chemistry 4161st130th11th
Computer Science 3702nd133rd10th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +3142nd115th18th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 437th12th4th
Energy 3202nd131st11th
Engineering +3725th120th15th
Environmental Science 3733rd113th11th
Mathematics 2960th81st9th
Medicine +2994th35th1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2949th68th1st
Physics and Astronomy 2866th58th8th
Psychology 1564th16th2nd
Social Sciences +1307th19th3rd
Veterinary 697th38th4th

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?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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