Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile *University


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Foundation: 1888

Mission: The Pontifical Catholic University of Chile aspires to achieve excellence in the creation and transfer of knowledge and in the formation of people, inspired by a Catholic concept and always at the service of the Church and society.

Vision: We aim to build a frontier university that, based on its Catholic identity, imagines new realities, broadens opportunities and commits itself to society.

History: www.uc.cl

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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.

AreaWorldLatin AmericaIBEROAMERICAOECDChile
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +1297th26th143rd899th2nd
Arts and Humanities +131st5th13th118th1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1835th18th140th1362nd2nd
Business, Management and Accounting 654th15th48th458th1st
Chemistry 2314th37th237th1534th3rd
Computer Science 1292nd16th66th878th2nd
Dentistry 596th64th98th409th5th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +696th10th43rd438th3rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 596th13th42nd391st2nd
Energy 1836th36th131st1038th3rd
Engineering +628th2nd27th395th1st
Environmental Science 1424th21st99th835th4th
Mathematics 1355th19th66th883rd2nd
Medicine +983rd13th62nd727th2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1225th24th88th867th2nd
Physics and Astronomy 1575th12th103rd1074th2nd
Psychology 281st5th17th256th1st
Social Sciences +174th4th12th139th1st
Veterinary 744th80th123rd468th7th

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?

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