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The University of Guadalajara ranked 5th in Mexico, 857th in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 50% across 112 research topics. The University of Guadalajara ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 26,248 academic publications and 162,976 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 27 notable alumni.

Ranking Category
#857 of 14,131 In the World
#33 of 1,756 In Latin America
#5 of 538 In Mexico
#1 of 3 In Guadalajara
#300 of 6,416 For Philosophy
#442 of 1,043 For Radio and Television broadcasting
#452 of 2,165 For Forestry
#1706 of 7,446 For Alumni Impact
#847 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 109 other topics

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Liberal Arts & Social Sciences rankings

The University of Guadalajara ranked 3rd for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Mexico and 492nd in the World with 15,710 publications made and 58,888 citations received. Main research topics: Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology, Law, History.

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences ranking Location
#3 of 71 In Mexico
#35 of 440 In Latin America
#492 of 6,939 In the World

University of Guadalajara
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Liberal Arts & Social Sciences publications Liberal Arts & Social Sciences citations
1990 34 12
1991 53 16
1992 44 16
1993 46 34
1994 48 27
1995 71 41
1996 183 57
1997 107 56
1998 164 92
1999 192 93
2000 200 133
2001 201 237
2002 209 268
2003 253 365
2004 276 438
2005 258 516
2006 326 699
2007 321 768
2008 327 990
2009 438 1192
2010 447 1430
2011 480 1727
2012 564 1861
2013 553 2148
2014 680 2426
2015 940 3030
2016 1012 2976
2017 1071 3335
2018 1226 3743
2019 1112 4629
2020 1171 5973
2021 1316 8476
2022 1003 8788

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of Guadalajara in various areas of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences.

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences subfield Mexico ranking Latin America ranking World rank
Philosophy 3 39 300
Radio and Television broadcasting 2 9 442
Political Science 3 23 472
Forensic Science 2 20 609
International Relations and Diplomacy 3 16 640
Genealogy 3 24 664
Media Studies 3 17 675
Broadcast Journalism 2 22 679
Demography 2 30 712
Urban and Regional planning 3 18 743
Sociology 3 41 775
Military science 2 12 779
Public Policy / Administration 6 31 796
Human Rights Law 7 63 828
Art History 5 33 866
Occupational Safety and Health 3 33 902
Sports / Exercise science 5 73 908
Anthropology 5 35 920
Criminology and Criminal Justice 4 34 930
Political Economy 9 41 963
Classics and Ancient History 4 25 974
Gender Studies 6 47 1016
Aesthetics 5 39 1101
History 6 43 1104
Archaeology 6 43 1110
Law 5 42 1199
Journalism and Digital Media 7 45 1217
Communications and Public Relations 6 27 1227
Linguistics 6 40 1246
Library and Information science 4 45 1262
Education Majors 7 53 1388
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies 5 51 1514

Biology rankings

The University of Guadalajara ranked 5th for Biology in Mexico and 1163rd in the World with 11,079 publications made and 116,296 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Genetics, Paleontology, Botany, Immunology.

Biology ranking Location
#5 of 68 In Mexico
#50 of 427 In Latin America
#1163 of 6,663 In the World

University of Guadalajara
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Biology publications Biology citations
1990 23 44
1991 21 38
1992 31 43
1993 35 48
1994 33 42
1995 34 71
1996 69 101
1997 58 130
1998 66 177
1999 86 212
2000 84 318
2001 72 447
2002 90 526
2003 119 573
2004 132 705
2005 147 922
2006 196 1138
2007 186 1253
2008 273 1640
2009 294 1894
2010 279 2176
2011 344 2692
2012 423 3292
2013 430 3596
2014 490 4254
2015 608 5312
2016 605 5870
2017 681 6618
2018 772 7468
2019 857 9136
2020 916 11253
2021 1155 16380
2022 1058 17582

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of Guadalajara in various areas of Biology.

Biology subfield Mexico ranking Latin America ranking World rank
Forestry 7 50 452
Zoology 3 49 568
Horticulture 10 74 724
Animal Science 10 74 726
Entomology 4 56 727
Biotechnology 4 28 749
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 5 55 771
Virology 4 48 821
Botany 4 53 833
Immunology 4 37 840
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 8 57 889
Nutrition and Food Science 12 68 938
Agricultural Science 9 71 993
Neuroscience 3 28 1007
Molecular Biology 6 55 1033
Pharmacology 4 39 1038
Microbiology 6 58 1081
Astrobiology 8 44 1096
Genetics 5 43 1097
Evolutionary Biology 5 41 1101
Oncology and Cancer research 5 34 1110
Paleontology 6 56 1173
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 4 39 1188
Toxicology 10 88 1209
Biochemistry 5 48 1232
Biophysics 12 65 1549
Nanotechnology 13 56 1702

Environmental Science rankings

The University of Guadalajara ranked 4th for Environmental Science in Mexico and 974th in the World with 9,610 publications made and 66,721 citations received. Main research topics: Geography and Cartography, Geology, Ecology, Paleontology, Agricultural Science.

Environmental Science ranking Location
#4 of 69 In Mexico
#44 of 424 In Latin America
#974 of 6,683 In the World

University of Guadalajara
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Environmental Science publications Environmental Science citations
1990 22 22
1991 29 24
1992 31 29
1993 35 32
1994 23 30
1995 27 60
1996 77 52
1997 52 61
1998 79 107
1999 79 102
2000 85 177
2001 92 264
2002 94 262
2003 138 363
2004 146 390
2005 151 510
2006 177 701
2007 187 728
2008 213 899
2009 258 1121
2010 253 1280
2011 315 1587
2012 348 1819
2013 371 1999
2014 439 2364
2015 532 2907
2016 563 3281
2017 591 3501
2018 722 4112
2019 706 5155
2020 808 6648
2021 945 10030
2022 731 10466

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of Guadalajara in various areas of Environmental Science.

Environmental Science subfield Mexico ranking Latin America ranking World rank
Forestry 7 50 452
Geography and Cartography 4 32 662
Urban and Regional planning 3 18 743
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 5 55 771
Hydrology and Water resources management 5 39 882
Agricultural Science 9 71 993
Ecology 5 52 1035
Geology 5 52 1155
Paleontology 6 56 1173
Oceanography 5 51 1197
Petrology and Geochemistry 10 57 1241
Environmental Engineering 10 60 1351
Earth science and Geophysics 10 64 1381
Environmental Management 11 73 1612
Environmental Chemistry 14 79 1682
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science 9 70 1724
Geotechnical Engineering 11 74 1729

Medicine rankings

The University of Guadalajara ranked 4th for Medicine in Mexico and 1068th in the World with 7,730 publications made and 83,308 citations received. Main research topics: Pathology, Psychiatry, Public Health, Immunology, Surgery.

Medicine ranking Location
#4 of 67 In Mexico
#45 of 423 In Latin America
#1068 of 6,552 In the World

University of Guadalajara
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Medicine publications Medicine citations
1990 18 34
1991 20 33
1992 15 32
1993 27 46
1994 17 33
1995 24 53
1996 52 78
1997 38 79
1998 41 123
1999 54 151
2000 55 204
2001 61 301
2002 62 381
2003 85 433
2004 86 569
2005 90 700
2006 129 866
2007 125 881
2008 180 1215
2009 179 1443
2010 189 1658
2011 204 1900
2012 299 2393
2013 286 2609
2014 311 3085
2015 412 4007
2016 380 4201
2017 504 4918
2018 501 5265
2019 552 6510
2020 695 7927
2021 894 11875
2022 825 13139

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of Guadalajara in various areas of Medicine.

Medicine subfield Mexico ranking Latin America ranking World rank
Plastic Surgery 1 6 126
Gerontology 2 43 601
Forensic Science 2 20 609
Neurosurgery 4 18 616
Gastroenterology and Hepatology 3 22 691
Optometry 3 19 703
Critical Care Nursing 3 28 718
Public Health 2 32 752
Ophthalmology 3 17 780
Audiology 2 26 784
Virology 4 48 821
Pediatrics 3 45 826
Immunology 4 37 840
Family medicine 3 39 842
Veterinary 8 71 877
Dermatology 6 56 878
Epidemiology 3 57 885
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 8 57 889
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) 4 97 894
Sports / Exercise science 5 73 908
Pathology 4 40 920
Biomedical Engineering 4 26 944
Clinical Psychology 2 33 975
Surgery 3 42 1010
Pharmacology 4 39 1038
Psychiatry 2 35 1039
Radiology and Nuclear medicine 4 44 1079
Anesthesiology 5 54 1093
Oncology and Cancer research 5 34 1110
Anatomy and Physiology 5 52 1130
Sports Medicine 3 49 1147
Dentistry 7 86 1169
Urology 5 70 1173
Health Science 4 57 1207
Radiation Therapy 5 44 1208
Toxicology 10 88 1209
Cardiology 6 55 1234
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine 6 50 1253
Healthcare Management (MHA) 2 49 1313
Physical Therapy 5 57 1321
Nursing 6 71 1352
Orthodontics 6 85 1405

Chemistry rankings

The University of Guadalajara ranked 9th for Chemistry in Mexico and 1452nd in the World with 7,492 publications made and 87,118 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Nutrition and Food Science.

Chemistry ranking Location
#9 of 66 In Mexico
#56 of 403 In Latin America
#1452 of 6,327 In the World

University of Guadalajara
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Chemistry publications Chemistry citations
1990 14 36
1991 9 24
1992 18 30
1993 22 36
1994 24 29
1995 29 51
1996 49 89
1997 37 105
1998 37 134
1999 61 161
2000 50 239
2001 53 323
2002 63 369
2003 81 433
2004 109 536
2005 112 659
2006 145 813
2007 151 959
2008 203 1211
2009 220 1378
2010 184 1559
2011 222 2022
2012 272 2411
2013 261 2721
2014 309 3019
2015 372 3932
2016 409 4432
2017 456 5132
2018 494 5642
2019 587 7038
2020 634 8565
2021 775 12511
2022 743 13526

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of Guadalajara in various areas of Chemistry.

Chemistry subfield Mexico ranking Latin America ranking World rank
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 4 30 831
Nutrition and Food Science 12 68 938
Biochemical Engineering 10 53 1008
Biochemistry 5 48 1232
Petrology and Geochemistry 10 57 1241
Chemical Engineering 9 46 1328
Radiochemistry 10 69 1400
Organic Chemistry 11 67 1624
Physical chemistry 13 68 1645
Environmental Chemistry 14 79 1682
Nanotechnology 13 56 1702
Materials Science 12 64 1704
Inorganic Chemistry 14 77 1747
Computational Chemistry 16 89 1808

Engineering rankings

The University of Guadalajara ranked 10th for Engineering in Mexico and 1512th in the World with 7,167 publications made and 65,919 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering.

Engineering ranking Location
#10 of 67 In Mexico
#53 of 412 In Latin America
#1512 of 6,555 In the World

University of Guadalajara
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Engineering publications Engineering citations
1990 14 27
1991 13 12
1992 11 25
1993 20 26
1994 17 22
1995 15 36
1996 49 76
1997 35 82
1998 33 123
1999 51 124
2000 44 171
2001 59 226
2002 55 239
2003 75 335
2004 82 355
2005 91 386
2006 130 538
2007 151 634
2008 143 833
2009 193 967
2010 179 1108
2011 221 1453
2012 258 1629
2013 251 1985
2014 327 2143
2015 386 2823
2016 438 3074
2017 470 3562
2018 538 4221
2019 592 5245
2020 635 6675
2021 753 10077
2022 617 10535

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of Guadalajara in various areas of Engineering.

Computer Science rankings

The University of Guadalajara ranked 6th for Computer Science in Mexico and 1233rd in the World with 6,482 publications made and 58,915 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Neuroscience, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Telecommunications.

Computer Science ranking Location
#6 of 66 In Mexico
#37 of 406 In Latin America
#1233 of 6,597 In the World

University of Guadalajara
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Computer Science publications Computer Science citations
1990 4 10
1991 7 11
1992 10 11
1993 10 14
1994 10 11
1995 14 27
1996 25 42
1997 22 46
1998 19 81
1999 19 100
2000 28 128
2001 34 168
2002 41 213
2003 58 273
2004 60 302
2005 61 347
2006 94 390
2007 121 497
2008 125 762
2009 144 817
2010 171 913
2011 191 1184
2012 254 1379
2013 255 1779
2014 312 2117
2015 363 2595
2016 399 2873
2017 467 3236
2018 511 3774
2019 551 4710
2020 590 6233
2021 711 9356
2022 600 10032

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of Guadalajara in various areas of Computer Science.

Computer Science subfield Mexico ranking Latin America ranking World rank
Robotics 5 16 699
Human-Computer Interaction 5 25 756
Game Design and Development 5 31 871
Cognitive Science 4 20 901
Neuroscience 3 28 1007
Computer Vision 5 26 1009
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 5 26 1047
Management Information Systems 6 34 1169
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 4 39 1188
Machine Learning 5 36 1205
Software Engineering 5 52 1220
Library and Information science 4 45 1262
Computer Engineering 9 44 1320
Computer Graphics 9 51 1405
Telecommunications 9 42 1426
Computer Networking 8 46 1527
Multimedia 8 53 1544
Blockchain and Cryptography 7 54 1602
Data Science 5 71 1666
Cyber Security 6 58 1836
Computational Linguistics 11 68 1931

Physics rankings

The University of Guadalajara ranked 11th for Physics in Mexico and 1527th in the World with 6,330 publications made and 57,785 citations received. Main research topics: Quantum and Particle physics, Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Astrophysics and Astronomy, Nanotechnology.

Physics ranking Location
#11 of 65 In Mexico
#60 of 402 In Latin America
#1527 of 6,484 In the World

University of Guadalajara
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Physics publications Physics citations
1990 13 18
1991 10 11
1992 9 20
1993 13 22
1994 17 21
1995 17 33
1996 43 71
1997 34 78
1998 26 111
1999 51 123
2000 43 162
2001 57 229
2002 51 236
2003 63 312
2004 87 353
2005 79 370
2006 118 525
2007 143 641
2008 145 778
2009 183 925
2010 162 996
2011 194 1295
2012 231 1440
2013 234 1820
2014 296 1945
2015 350 2527
2016 371 2719
2017 401 3124
2018 448 3680
2019 506 4600
2020 549 5807
2021 637 8685
2022 537 8906

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of Guadalajara in various areas of Physics.

Physics subfield Mexico ranking Latin America ranking World rank
Theoretical Physics 9 52 938
Astrobiology 8 44 1096
Astrophysics and Astronomy 7 44 1123
Optical Engineering 11 50 1414
Atomic and Molecular physics 12 62 1443
Quantum and Particle physics 11 60 1486
Biophysics 12 65 1549
Condensed Matter Physics 12 68 1579
Acoustical Engineering 9 60 1681
Nanotechnology 13 56 1702
Materials Science 12 64 1704
Nuclear Physics 15 85 1995

Psychology rankings

The University of Guadalajara ranked 4th for Psychology in Mexico and 1191st in the World with 4,020 publications made and 37,546 citations received. Main research topics: Psychiatry, Neuroscience, Social Psychology, Cognitive Science, Child Psychology.

Psychology ranking Location
#4 of 62 In Mexico
#35 of 392 In Latin America
#1191 of 6,353 In the World

University of Guadalajara
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Psychology publications Psychology citations
1990 5 13
1991 7 11
1992 8 10
1993 8 15
1994 7 10
1995 11 20
1996 26 40
1997 19 52
1998 14 59
1999 17 78
2000 27 97
2001 26 130
2002 29 178
2003 41 228
2004 40 258
2005 37 317
2006 70 366
2007 64 360
2008 79 556
2009 90 641
2010 113 718
2011 115 841
2012 181 1035
2013 163 1185
2014 174 1414
2015 206 1845
2016 239 1801
2017 283 2113
2018 266 2322
2019 290 2951
2020 389 3697
2021 464 5535
2022 374 5853

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of Guadalajara in various areas of Psychology.

Psychology subfield Mexico ranking Latin America ranking World rank
Sexology 5 41 894
Cognitive Science 4 20 901
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 3 13 933
Clinical Psychology 2 33 975
Neuroscience 3 28 1007
Child Psychology 3 36 1026
Psychiatry 2 35 1039
Social Psychology 5 33 1259
Education Majors 7 53 1388

Business rankings

The University of Guadalajara ranked 6th for Business in Mexico and 1224th in the World with 2,900 publications made and 16,697 citations received. Main research topics: Management, Finance, Marketing, Management Information Systems, International Business.

Business ranking Location
#6 of 60 In Mexico
#35 of 375 In Latin America
#1224 of 6,002 In the World

University of Guadalajara
Business Publications & Citations

Year Business publications Business citations
1990 0 0
1991 3 2
1992 3 7
1993 5 6
1994 4 9
1995 0 9
1996 8 7
1997 4 8
1998 3 10
1999 7 23
2000 13 31
2001 20 47
2002 12 54
2003 29 60
2004 26 70
2005 22 93
2006 39 115
2007 55 180
2008 52 214
2009 75 265
2010 77 287
2011 86 438
2012 130 499
2013 120 604
2014 163 735
2015 188 818
2016 195 847
2017 219 961
2018 233 1193
2019 264 1399
2020 261 1736
2021 310 2647
2022 200 2704

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of Guadalajara in various areas of Business.

Business subfield Mexico ranking Latin America ranking World rank
Hospitality and Hotel Management 3 11 682
International Trade 2 11 694
Entertainment Industry Business 2 40 717
Public Policy / Administration 6 31 796
International Business 4 17 798
Tax Law 5 20 866
Real Estate 2 15 871
Occupational Safety and Health 3 33 902
Entrepreneurship 2 22 911
Engineering Management 4 27 950
Human Resource Management 3 19 1000
Management 7 32 1116
Management Information Systems 6 34 1169
Project Management 5 50 1392
Finance 7 44 1394
Advertising 5 35 1455
Marketing 6 48 1475
Investment Banking and Stock trading 8 40 1530
Operations Research 11 61 1662
Accounting 7 54 1746

Mathematics rankings

The University of Guadalajara ranked 6th for Mathematics in Mexico and 1535th in the World with 2,757 publications made and 19,388 citations received. Main research topics: Statistics, Math Teachers, Applied Mathematics, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Blockchain and Cryptography.

Mathematics ranking Location
#6 of 62 In Mexico
#51 of 383 In Latin America
#1535 of 6,132 In the World

University of Guadalajara
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Mathematics publications Mathematics citations
1990 0 0
1991 5 1
1992 3 2
1993 6 5
1994 4 4
1995 2 8
1996 11 8
1997 6 13
1998 8 40
1999 5 20
2000 16 38
2001 23 55
2002 15 55
2003 24 70
2004 21 95
2005 23 118
2006 35 143
2007 57 228
2008 58 258
2009 79 311
2010 79 389
2011 94 439
2012 98 528
2013 112 678
2014 128 854
2015 147 1012
2016 175 1174
2017 198 1319
2018 199 1574
2019 210 1885
2020 263 2445
2021 304 3932
2022 271 4581

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of Guadalajara in various areas of Mathematics.

Mathematics subfield Mexico ranking Latin America ranking World rank
Statistics 7 50 1441
Applied Mathematics 13 57 1516
Blockchain and Cryptography 7 54 1602
Operations Research 11 61 1662
Math Teachers 8 58 1702
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 10 66 1811

Economics rankings

The University of Guadalajara ranked 6th for Economics in Mexico and 1248th in the World with 1,912 publications made and 10,287 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, Finance, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, International Trade, International Economics.

Economics ranking Location
#6 of 54 In Mexico
#38 of 365 In Latin America
#1248 of 5,789 In the World

University of Guadalajara
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Economics publications Economics citations
1990 2 2
1991 2 3
1992 2 5
1993 6 7
1994 2 9
1995 1 9
1996 9 16
1997 3 17
1998 4 16
1999 4 19
2000 9 27
2001 17 66
2002 13 55
2003 11 96
2004 15 84
2005 13 110
2006 25 116
2007 33 149
2008 23 181
2009 51 209
2010 57 240
2011 46 247
2012 74 300
2013 70 359
2014 105 433
2015 148 616
2016 125 545
2017 135 583
2018 146 654
2019 151 836
2020 188 1085
2021 227 1793
2022 143 1931

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of Guadalajara in various areas of Economics.

Economics subfield Mexico ranking Latin America ranking World rank
International Relations and Diplomacy 3 16 640
International Trade 2 11 694
Agricultural Economics 5 35 767
International Economics 5 20 868
Political Economy 9 41 963
Development Studies 5 31 1075
Finance 7 44 1394
Investment Banking and Stock trading 8 40 1530
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 10 66 1811

Art & Design rankings

The University of Guadalajara ranked 6th for Art & Design in Mexico and 1150th in the World with 1,247 publications made and 7,746 citations received. Main research topics: Fashion Design, Literature, Aesthetics, Art History, Multimedia.

Please note that our approach to subject rankings is based on scientific outputs and heavily biased on art-related topics towards institutions with computer science research profiles.

Art & Design ranking Location
#6 of 47 In Mexico
#43 of 335 In Latin America
#1150 of 5,426 In the World

University of Guadalajara
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Art & Design publications Art & Design citations
1990 1 0
1991 0 1
1992 0 5
1993 1 2
1994 0 4
1995 1 2
1996 3 11
1997 4 7
1998 2 11
1999 3 9
2000 8 16
2001 5 32
2002 6 23
2003 8 47
2004 13 58
2005 17 51
2006 13 77
2007 21 72
2008 28 100
2009 24 84
2010 46 143
2011 39 175
2012 50 224
2013 47 279
2014 56 257
2015 97 366
2016 93 373
2017 94 432
2018 93 428
2019 95 560
2020 118 715
2021 117 908
2022 110 934

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of Guadalajara in various areas of Art & Design.

Art & Design subfield Mexico ranking Latin America ranking World rank
Entertainment Industry Business 2 40 717
Music 3 27 821
Art History 5 33 866
Photography 3 47 866
Game Design and Development 5 31 871
Painting and Drawing 6 37 908
Sculpture 6 37 908
Illustration and Concept Art 6 37 915
Landscape Architecture 3 25 932
Cinematography 6 101 934
Creative Writing 6 49 997
Interior Design 6 26 1075
Aesthetics 5 39 1101
Architecture 6 53 1102
Fashion Design 6 44 1107
Literature 7 58 1311
Computer Graphics 9 51 1405
Multimedia 8 53 1544