Ecole Polytechnique de MontrealUniversity


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Foundation: 1873

Mission: Respectful of the principles of sustainable development and attuned to the needs of society, Polytechnique Montréal, in accordance with its values: educates engineers and top-level scientists to meet the challenges of an evolving world and make them key agents of change; conducts research that addresses major societal issues; and influences its environment intellectually, economically and socially.

Vision: In 2023, for its 150th anniversary, Polytechnique Montréal will be a technological university recognized internationally for its leadership, boldness and entrepreneurship. It will be a source of inspiration and a reference in its field. In keeping with its historical role in the economic development of our society, it will meet the major challenges of the future through interdisciplinary training and research, in synergy with its environment and relying on its community as a driving force for development.


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.

AreaWorldNorthern AmericaOECDCanada
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 3707th531st2069th65th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2900th629th2085th70th
Business, Management and Accounting 1220th263rd838th32nd
Chemistry 2820th465th1738th53rd
Computer Science 841st209th579th28th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 2176th354th1295th43rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1453rd255th911th32nd
Energy 1740th254th1002nd30th
Engineering +1072nd235th706th26th
Environmental Science 2266th371st1350th40th
Mathematics 1122nd222nd741st25th
Medicine +1746th442nd1239th46th
Physics and Astronomy 1222nd286th855th26th
Social Sciences +1190th288th892nd37th

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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