Universite de Yaounde IUniversity


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Foundation: 1993

Mission: The University of Yaounde 1 has the following missions: to develop and transmit knowledge; to develop research and the training of men; to bring higher forms of culture and research to the highest level and at the best rate of progress; to provide access to higher education for all those who have the vocation and capacity to do so; to contribute to the support of development and social and cultural promotion; to develop the practice of bilingualism.

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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

Agricultural and Biological Sciences 757th58th3rd
Arts and Humanities 626th39th1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 916th54th1st
Chemistry 808th70th1st
Computer Science 639th28th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 551st59th2nd
Energy 653rd86th2nd
Engineering 655th69th2nd
Environmental Science 668th77th1st
Mathematics 618th37th2nd
Medicine 766th47th2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 805th44th1st
Physics and Astronomy 802nd76th2nd
Social Sciences 788th66th1st
Veterinary 607th55th3rd

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 visualizatiĆ³n 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?

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