Institut National des Sciences Appliquees de Lyon *University


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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.

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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.

AreaWorldWestern EuropeEU-28OECDFrance
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +416th212th211th347th42nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 637th371st363rd573rd95th
Business, Management and Accounting 770th391st409th631st49th
Chemistry 581st338th332nd501st84th
Computer Science 488th234th228th381st62nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +479th313th319th410th145th
Energy 414th189th189th309th42nd
Engineering +415th198th193rd320th49th
Environmental Science 500th300th301st409th98th
Mathematics 372nd164th159th285th34th
Medicine +637th367th356th568th89th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 593rd314th318th515th63rd
Physics and Astronomy 504th268th260th415th77th
Social Sciences +743rd412th418th650th80th

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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