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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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 +3844th163rd2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4580th93rd1st
Chemistry 4269th154th2nd
Computer Science 3424th106th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences +2859th86th1st
Energy 3279th140th2nd
Engineering +3925th145th3rd
Environmental Science 4204th157th2nd
Mathematics 3608th140th4th
Medicine +3891st70th1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 3181st84th2nd
Physics and Astronomy 3920th131st5th
Social Sciences +3292nd106th1st

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
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