Universidad Bernardo O'HigginsUniversity


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Foundation: 1990

Mission: "Universidad Bernardo O'Higgins trains professionals and undergraduate and graduate graduates committed to freedom, order, perseverance, merit, a spirit of service and an ethical sense typical of the O'Higginian way of thinking, favouring the dignity of people, equity, social promotion and the public interest. It contributes to the progress and development of the country, as well as to the preservation of unity, national identity and patriotic values, transmitting and generating knowledge through training and research processes, with an effective commitment and linkage with the social and productive environment".

Vision: "The Bernardo O'Higgins University aspires to be recognized as an institution of higher education of quality that contributes significantly to the common good and to the spiritual and cultural development of the country, forming people, promoting the values of its historical tradition, contributing scientific knowledge and linking systematically with the national and international community".

History: www.ubo.cl


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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 area

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 838th198th301st761st30th
Arts and Humanities 545th73rd123rd507th20th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1024th175th334th927th23rd
Chemistry 731st73rd185th645th9th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 572nd118th188th504th29th
Energy 725th134th214th595th17th
Social Sciences 752nd114th184th672nd24th

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 visualizatiĆ³n 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.

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