Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso *University


Chile in SCImago Media Rankings

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Foundation: 1925

Mission: The mission of the University is the cultivation, in the light of faith, of the sciences, the arts and techniques through the creation and communication of knowledge and the formation of graduates and professionals with a vocation to serve society, within the value framework of the Church's Magisterium.

Vision: It visualizes a Catholic University with academic quality recognized nationally and internationally, which is projected to the world respecting its identity linked to Valparaiso. It presents a sustained growth in knowledge and shows excellence in the results of its formative processes.

History: www.pucv.cl

Subordinate organizations:

  • Centro de Investigacion para la Educacion Inclusiva
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 +546th70th155th476th10th
Arts and Humanities +419th14th53rd381st3rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 760th57th196th696th9th
Business, Management and Accounting 804th65th135th664th9th
Chemistry 694th41st168th612th4th
Computer Science 722nd75th149th609th9th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +419th43rd97th350th14th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 650th74th133rd550th11th
Energy 645th97th173rd532nd13th
Engineering +576th67th138th480th11th
Environmental Science 534th76th151st443rd15th
Mathematics 609th54th113th520th7th
Medicine +725th59th172nd656th9th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 718th77th177th639th12th
Physics and Astronomy 614th51st130th524th16th
Psychology 545th25th67th510th3rd
Social Sciences +556th18th72nd471st3rd

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?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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