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Foundation: 1955

Mission: The School aims to attract, educate, train and transform qualified persons to high level manpower that are thoroughly equipped with adequate and update knowledge and specialized skills in research and innovation and deployable for first-rate development and improvement in all fields of human endeavour.

Vision: Through research and innovation, to become a globally reputed first-rate School of Postgraduate studies

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 +3683rd143rd13th
Arts and Humanities +606th9th1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4568th92nd4th
Business, Management and Accounting 818th13th2nd
Chemistry 4222nd141st16th
Computer Science 3439th107th7th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +2576th71st12th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 753rd21st6th
Energy 3034th115th9th
Engineering +3358th79th6th
Environmental Science 3833rd120th14th
Mathematics 3170th100th13th
Medicine +3900th71st3rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 3246th86th6th
Physics and Astronomy 2784th53rd7th
Psychology 1511th14th1st
Social Sciences +658th10th1st
Veterinary 775th48th6th

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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