Universite de Bretagne Occidentale *University


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Foundation: 1971

Mission: UBO is a public institution of a scientific, cultural and professional nature. Its primary mission is to contribute to the development of research and the raising of the scientific, cultural and professional level of the nation and the individuals that make it up, to regional and national growth, to economic development and to the implementation of an employment policy. Finally, it contributes to the reduction of social and cultural inequalities.

Vision: Information not localized

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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 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 513th287th282nd449th57th
Arts and Humanities 573rd363rd359th535th79th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 727th439th427th650th104th
Chemistry 489th239th231st412th57th
Computer Science 590th331st330th488th99th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 264th122nd119th201st38th
Energy 403rd174th174th292nd43rd
Engineering 500th275th271st403rd74th
Environmental Science 416th228th222nd329th49th
Mathematics 627th389th395th529th152nd
Medicine 635th348th340th585th74th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 535th246th242nd443rd38th
Physics and Astronomy 559th329th327th488th93rd
Psychology 777th449th446th737th63rd
Social Sciences 650th359th359th571st57th

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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