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 +1140th40th110th757th5th
Arts and Humanities +150th5th13th136th1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2386th32nd194th1753rd4th
Business, Management and Accounting 711th12th54th519th2nd
Chemistry 3069th79th280th1845th9th
Computer Science 1616th18th89th1092nd2nd
Dentistry 596th66th89th397th7th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +490th10th26th305th3rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 624th13th37th432nd2nd
Energy 2348th72nd187th1282nd10th
Engineering +704th2nd37th439th1st
Environmental Science 2096th43rd160th1255th9th
Mathematics 1868th38th101st1179th5th
Medicine +1391st16th92nd993rd3rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1595th29th116th1113th5th
Physics and Astronomy 1584th18th104th1092nd6th
Psychology 320th4th16th290th1st
Social Sciences +190th4th12th157th1st
Veterinary 759th82nd126th480th4th

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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