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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 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

AreaWorldWestern EuropeEU-28OECDFrance
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 429th215th211th369th35th
Arts and Humanities 527th321st319th489th63rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 608th328th315th534th60th
Business, Management and Accounting 647th327th331st526th36th
Chemistry 500th249th241st422nd64th
Computer Science 480th232nd229th382nd61st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 363rd200th198th295th67th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 527th278th287th440th42nd
Energy 444th213th212th333rd56th
Engineering 423rd202nd198th326th40th
Environmental Science 475th285th279th387th72nd
Mathematics 472nd252nd253rd374th71st
Medicine 547th271st264th497th54th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 719th387th388th622nd79th
Physics and Astronomy 404th194th188th336th34th
Psychology 641st353rd345th603rd36th
Social Sciences 678th383rd384th598th69th

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.

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