University of LagosUniversity


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Foundation: 1962

Mission: To provide a conducive environment for teaching, learning, research and development, where staff and students will interact and compete effectively with other counterparts globally

Vision: To be a top class institution for the pursuit of excellence in knowledge , character and service to humanity.


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 +701st115th19th
Arts and Humanities 648th40th10th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 866th65th5th
Business, Management and Accounting 786th39th4th
Chemistry 791st65th2nd
Computer Science 743rd69th6th
Dentistry 377th9th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 564th93rd23rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 592nd32nd6th
Energy 652nd89th16th
Engineering +609th76th8th
Environmental Science 621st100th15th
Mathematics 710th95th14th
Medicine +813th71st6th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 821st94th11th
Psychology 743rd29th4th
Social Sciences +808th57th7th

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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