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 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

AreaWorldNorthern AmericaOECDCanada
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 621st277th554th37th
Arts and Humanities 541st265th503rd40th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 772nd436th695th56th
Business, Management and Accounting 519th166th417th28th
Chemistry 536th278th457th28th
Computer Science 407th154th312th22nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 501st245th433rd41st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 537th193rd450th31st
Energy 550th214th435th37th
Engineering 445th182nd348th23rd
Environmental Science 543rd253rd455th38th
Mathematics 518th210th420th28th
Medicine 633rd351st583rd47th
Physics and Astronomy 490th214th419th25th
Social Sciences 435th155th368th26th

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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