Universite de LyonUniversity


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Foundation: 2007

Mission: To be a major, attractive and responsible university with a reputation for excellence and innovation, and one which is enriched by strong international outreach; To provide outstanding training and research opportunities in line with current social expectations and change; and To develop and promote the dynamics of the lyon saint-étienne site in conjunction with all regional stakeholders: citizens, organizations, companies and local authorities (the metropolises of Lyon and Saint-Étienne, the Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes and other regional authorities).

Vision: Building a world-class intensive research university


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.

AreaWorldWestern EuropeEU-27OECDFrance
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +1369th443rd383rd900th50th
Arts and Humanities +1103rd480th369th900th58th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1347th476th391st990th60th
Business, Management and Accounting 1153rd431st349th797th33rd
Chemistry 2190th787th696th1419th124th
Computer Science 963rd340th277th666th57th
Dentistry 761st231st199th486th24th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1399th505th439th884th122nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 867th331st264th592nd33rd
Energy 1831st541st495th1051st90th
Engineering +1180th407th336th779th71st
Environmental Science 2624th829th757th1532nd137th
Mathematics 767th271st226th511th47th
Medicine +1231st432nd349th887th65th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1658th534th466th1149th63rd
Physics and Astronomy 1245th462nd391st872nd70th
Psychology 772nd320th227th675th19th
Social Sciences +1357th525th437th994th51st
Veterinary 485th136th127th324th16th

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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  • Universities
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