Universidad del Pais Vasco *University


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Foundation: 1980

Mission: To provide society in general, and the Basque Country in particular, with an offer of postgraduate training that is recognised at an international level, that is sensitive to demand and that contributes to increasing competitiveness, sustainable development and social cohesion in its environment by Effective and transparent management of the resources entrusted. A wide range of quality training. Comprehensive training of people, promoting excellence and interdisciplinary work. The dissemination of the training offer and the promotion of employability and labour insertion. The promotion of relations with universities and research and training organizations of international prestige.

Vision: To be internationally recognized for its achievements in the transmission and support of knowledge generation, as well as for its contributions to competitiveness, sustainable development and social cohesion in its environment. To achieve the satisfaction of all the people involved in the activity of the MOU as well as the commitment of the socio-economic agents. To be able to attract talent, to combine the local and the global, and to promote interdisciplinarity and multiculturalism (Eman eta zabal zazu).

History: www.ehu.eus

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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-28IBEROAMERICAOECDSpain
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 519th292nd287th96th455th55th
Arts and Humanities 145th62nd60th10th129th7th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 602nd323rd310th70th528th56th
Business, Management and Accounting 344th153rd153rd27th275th15th
Chemistry 392nd162nd154th37th322nd36th
Computer Science 383rd157th152nd23rd290th18th
Dentistry 289th128th122nd38th228th11th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 444th276th275th92nd376th56th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 334th161st158th22nd271st13th
Energy 246th71st71st14th157th11th
Engineering 347th141st137th24th254th20th
Environmental Science 330th158th152nd33rd246th23rd
Mathematics 378th171st171st20th284th15th
Medicine 598th313th305th74th548th52nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 601st299th295th77th508th47th
Physics and Astronomy 401st192nd186th22nd333rd16th
Psychology 408th185th180th32nd384th18th
Social Sciences 232nd84th83rd15th191st9th

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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