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 +3830th162nd17th
Arts and Humanities 2142nd42nd10th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4582nd94th5th
Business, Management and Accounting 1325th23rd3rd
Chemistry 3884th107th7th
Computer Science 3551st120th9th
Dentistry 298th3rd1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences +2465th64th10th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 530th17th5th
Energy 2921st105th7th
Engineering +3412th87th7th
Environmental Science 2575th48th2nd
Mathematics 3103rd96th11th
Medicine +3174th45th2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 3113th78th4th
Physics and Astronomy 3504th86th11th
Psychology 2286th31st4th
Social Sciences +1495th24th4th

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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  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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