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The IUNE Observatory is the result of the work carried out by a research group belonging to the universities that are part of the “4U Alliance”: Carlos III University of Madrid, Autonomous University of Madrid, Autonomous University of Barcelona and Pompeu Fabra University.

The creation and development of the IUNE Observatory has been possible thanks to the funding received from the ministries of Science and Innovation and of Education. Currently, the Ministry of Education has signed an agreement with the 4U Alliance for the support of the IUNE Observatory.

Bibliometric Data Provider: Web of Science - Clarivate Analytics

Last update: 13-11-2019 | SAP

Acces ranking: IUNE

The IUNE Observatory is a tool that allows knowing the more significant results of the scientific research of the Spanish public and private universities. To do this, a wide set of indicators that encompass diverse aspects of the university activity are used:

  •  Faculty members 
  •  Recognition
  •  Scientific activity
  •  Innovation
  •  Competitiveness
  •  Financing
  •  Training capacity

In edition 2019, the information regarding the 2008-2017 period is presented, that is annually updated in all the obtained indicators. Through this indicators each university can determine its activity profile and to know their place in the university Spanish system (SUE).

Below are the main results of the University of Valencia in this 2019 edition:

Position in Spain of the University of Valencia according to IUNE by publications and citations

Área Position in publications No. of publications Position in citations No. of citations
All fields (Global) 4 28.169 3 505.210
Life Sciences 5 4.367 6 76.805
Social Sciences 4 3.326 4 28.973
Medicine and Pharmacology 4 9.246 3 142.802
Experimental 5 11.866 3 281.354
Arts and Humanities 7 1.328 9 5.234
Engineering, Architecture and Computer Science 11 3.896 11 66.691

Position and score of the University of Valencia according to IUNE by indicator

Dimensions Indicator Position in Spain Score
Scientific Production Publications 4 28.169
Publications by professor 9 1,27
Impact on research Citations 3 505.210
Citations by professor 8 22,86
Visibility Publications in the 1st quartile 5 15.143
Publications in the first 3 journals of each of the scientific areas 3 2.730
Collaboration Co-authoring index 4 92,12
Publications in international collaboration 4 13.435
Publications in national collaboration 5 9.365

In the 2019 edition, the UV is among the top five Spanish universities in scientific production in absolute terms with 28.169 articles published on the Web of Science (WoS) in the period (2008-2017).  More information in the Report IUNE 2019

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