Makerere University *University


SCImago Media LogoUganda in SCImago Media Rankings

Leave a comment or share on

Foundation: 1922

Mission: To provide innovative teaching, learning, research and services responsive to National and Global needs.

Vision: To be the leading institution for academic excellence and innovations in Africa.


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 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.

Agricultural and Biological Sciences +2429th62nd1st
Arts and Humanities 1658th20th1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3650th41st1st
Business, Management and Accounting 1290th20th1st
Chemistry 2888th48th1st
Computer Science 3327th113th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences +2476th50th1st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1248th30th1st
Energy 2797th90th1st
Environmental Science 3161st92nd2nd
Mathematics 3328th131st1st
Medicine +2093rd20th1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2207th34th1st
Psychology 1622nd16th1st
Social Sciences +1086th17th1st
Veterinary 498th21st1st

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?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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