General information on ranking

Name of the ranking SCImago Institutions Ranking
Geographical scope global
Status of the ranking independent
E-mail of person in charge of ranking
Website of the ranking
Publication frequency annual
First year of publication 2009
Most recent year of publication 2017
Ranking organization Scimago Lab
Website of the methodology

Additional information

  • Type of publication: internet
  • Internet users access to ranking: open access
  • Language of publication: English
  • Main target groups: higher education institutions,policymakers, governments and funding agencies,employers,quality assurance, accreditation, and recognition organizations,
  • Level of comparison: institutional
  • Major dimensions covered: research, innovation, knowledge transfer, social engagement, web presence
  • Structure of presentation: ordinary presentation (league tables)
  • Data sources: third-party database (data not provided by HEI), Other: PATSTAT, Google, Ahrefs
  • Quality assurance of ranking: periodic consultancy, advisory board
  • Website of the ranking organization: