Institut National des Sciences Appliquees de Lyon *University


Leave a comment or share on

Foundation: 1957

Mission: INSA Lyon's mission is to provide initial and continuing training for highly qualified engineers in an international context for all branches of industry, for scientific and industrial research laboratories and for public services. It contributes to the training of trainers and to professional higher education in the context of initial and further training. It provides training courses which are sanctioned by national post-graduate diplomas which it is authorised to award or by institutional diplomas. INSA Lyon's mission is also to conduct fundamental and applied research in the scientific and technical fields. It contributes to the valorization of the results obtained, to the dissemination of scientific and technical information, to international and industrial cooperation and participates in the construction of the European training and research area. It contributes to the dissemination of scientific, technical and industrial culture and humanist culture, through the development of human and social sciences, arts and letters, languages and sport.

Vision: Information not localized


Subordinate organizations:


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 456th238th235th395th44th
Arts and Humanities 523rd317th315th485th61st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 661st378th365th586th77th
Business, Management and Accounting 820th439th452nd688th74th
Chemistry 475th226th218th399th51st
Computer Science 408th174th170th313th34th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 555th370th379th487th143rd
Energy 435th205th204th324th54th
Engineering 411th191st187th315th37th
Environmental Science 537th342nd338th449th103rd
Mathematics 365th161st161st271st34th
Medicine 657th370th361st607th82nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 700th375th374th605th74th
Physics and Astronomy 495th269th265th424th63rd
Social Sciences 782nd471st477th702nd97th

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?

Loading comments...

Leave a comment

* Required

* Required

* Required

* Required

Embedding this widget into your website

Width: pxHeight: px

Just copy the code and paste it within your HTML code