Universidad Austral de Chile *University


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Foundation: 1954

Mission: In accordance with its statutes, the mission of the University is to contribute to the spiritual and material progress of society through the resources of scientific and humanistic knowledge, technological progress and artistic creation, in accordance with the values of its own historical tradition and the need for sustainable development of the region and the country. In fulfilling this mission, the University declares its unrestricted adherence to the cultural, intellectual and moral values of society and, consequently, recognizes and assures to each and every one of its members the right to personal development and the free expression of their ideas within the mutual respect, the search for excellence and the attachment to truth required by the nature of the institution. In accordance with its foundational origin, the University will give special preference to the knowledge of the natural resources of the south-south zone, seeking the conservation of its ecosystems. Likewise, it will especially promote studies aimed at solving the problems of human welfare in the south-south zone, primarily those related to education, health and community life, also providing preferential support for the preservation of its historical heritage and cultural development.

Vision: Information not localized

History: www.uach.cl

Subordinate organizations:

  • Centro de Estudios Pesqueros
  • Centro de Investigacion Dinamica de Ecosistemas Marinos de Altas Latitudes
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 +1566th65th166th1041st6th
Arts and Humanities +1031st38th101st847th10th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4429th215th513th2867th25th
Business, Management and Accounting 2038th87th175th1241st12th
Chemistry 3179th88th292nd1887th11th
Computer Science 3461st151st290th1846th20th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +2740th162nd282nd1557th27th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1503rd57th127th934th9th
Energy 3263rd158th290th1596th19th
Engineering +2348th43rd157th1398th7th
Environmental Science 3330th155th332nd1837th28th
Mathematics 3130th140th238th1746th21st
Medicine +3602nd147th388th2440th14th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2993rd130th319th1844th15th
Physics and Astronomy 3423rd154th274th1810th26th
Psychology 1953rd111th226th1532nd23rd
Social Sciences +1156th35th106th870th5th
Veterinary 188th15th25th123rd1st

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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