Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso *University


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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 +2075th105th244th1334th9th
Arts and Humanities +678th20th60th577th3rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3488th93rd350th2438th11th
Business, Management and Accounting 1534th48th122nd1003rd6th
Chemistry 2939th64th265th1790th6th
Computer Science 1797th23rd108th1193rd4th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1659th59th141st1027th13th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1914th97th180th1122nd14th
Energy 3031st129th258th1528th15th
Engineering +2042nd25th130th1259th4th
Environmental Science 3026th122nd287th1715th24th
Mathematics 1562nd20th74th1026th3rd
Medicine +3052nd93rd293rd2123rd8th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2829th117th303rd1777th13th
Physics and Astronomy 1941st25th128th1289th7th
Psychology 1062nd30th92nd899th4th
Social Sciences +805th20th76th636th3rd

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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