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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 area

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 844th101st11th
Arts and Humanities 513th15th3rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 974th80th7th
Business, Management and Accounting 743rd29th3rd
Chemistry 746th49th1st
Computer Science 737th77th10th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 602nd83rd10th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 597th28th6th
Energy 667th94th15th
Engineering 673rd80th9th
Environmental Science 686th84th12th
Mathematics 561st19th4th
Medicine 773rd52nd4th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 747th32nd1st
Physics and Astronomy 752nd59th4th
Psychology 813th27th2nd
Social Sciences 631st19th3rd
Veterinary 558th47th4th

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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