Ecole Centrale de Lyon *University


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Foundation: 1857

Mission: The Ecole Centrale de Lyon aims to train general engineers and disciplined doctors who are open to the world. As if scientific and technical skills were not enough, an approach to the human and social sciences is added, allowing the Lyon centralists to learn quickly about the management and/or international functions they will be performing.

Vision: Immersed in a world in perpetual change, the Ecole Centrale de Lyon - through the cooperation agreements it has ceaselessly devised and renewed - makes it possible for the training of central engineers to be in line with the expectations of companies so that they can take up the scientific and social challenges of tomorrow.


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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
Arts and Humanities 533rd327th325th495th65th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 849th555th545th772nd150th
Chemistry 677th398th398th594th128th
Computer Science 451st209th204th354th52nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 570th381st390th502nd151st
Energy 592nd344th347th477th108th
Engineering 466th243rd239th369th55th
Environmental Science 672nd438th452nd584th149th
Mathematics 423rd211th211th328th52nd
Physics and Astronomy 594th359th359th522nd114th
Social Sciences 802nd482nd493rd722nd103rd

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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