Universidad Catolica San Antonio de MurciaUniversity


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Foundation: 1996

Mission: Formation of the students with theoretical and practical knowledge inherent to their degree, which will strengthen their capacities and attitudes as individuals and members of a society they must serve, guaranteeing the Christian presence in the university world, society and culture. The generation of knowledge through research, conservation and communication of sciences, techniques, arts and culture, so that they contribute to the integral development of man, to the assistance of his needs, to the technological development of society and, above all, that they shape a conception of the human being and of the world open to transcendence. To contribute to the evangelizing action of the Catholic Church by promoting the pastoral care of the members of the university community in close communion with the Particular Church and the Magisterial Authority of the Church in matters of Faith and Morals and, especially, with the Bishop of the Diocese of the Region in which it operates

Vision: UCAM is a Catholic University in which higher education is given, researchers are trained and professionals are prepared through the generation and transmission of science, technology and culture, according to rational truth and in the light of the faith of the Catholic Church; at the service of the integral development of the person, the family and society, according to the principles of the Gospel and through A diversified academic offer, in continuous adaptation and consistent with the real needs of society, culture and the Catholic Church. Teaching methodology applied to small groups; continuous evaluation; development of personal autonomy and spirit of service; promotion of teamwork; stimulation of personal and collective creativity; and permanent contact with professional environments through internships. Personalized teaching with a high level of dedication from the teachers to the students and with a specific body of tutors trained for the academic, psycho-pedagogical and personal orientation of the students. A university community made up of students, teachers, administration and services staff and governing bodies on the principles of cooperation and mutual aid in the service of knowledge. International, national and regional orientation with special attention to Spanish-speaking countries. A quality management system applied to teaching, research and services in order to guarantee excellence in professional functions and human relations among all members of the university community. Ongoing training programmes for teaching and service staff.

History: www.ucam.edu


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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-28IBEROAMERICAOECDSpain
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 324th148th144th29th277th18th
Arts and Humanities 567th359th354th141st529th62nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 721st433rd421st127th644th103rd
Business, Management and Accounting 718th375th387th100th592nd51st
Chemistry 690th405th407th158th606th112th
Computer Science 710th423rd438th169th606th71st
Environmental Science 549th351st348th126th461st81st
Medicine 802nd510th501st230th752nd147th
Psychology 705th400th393rd125th666th68th
Social Sciences 689th394th395th134th609th65th

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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