Universidad Catolica de la Santisima ConcepcionUniversity


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Foundation: 1991

Mission: "The Catholic University of the Holy Conception is an institution of higher education dedicated to the integral formation of people, as well as to the generation and transfer of knowledge, in permanent connection with its environment to contribute from the Christian vision of the human being to the development of the local and national community".

Vision: "To be a nationally and internationally recognized university that, from its Catholic identity, creates and promotes opportunities, and generates knowledge to contribute to the development and well-being of society.

History: www.ucsc.cl


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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 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 770th152nd254th701st27th
Arts and Humanities 502nd42nd90th464th13th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 973rd150th307th891st21st
Business, Management and Accounting 687th34th91st563rd6th
Computer Science 681st72nd143rd578th13th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 509th72nd141st441st23rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 612th54th103rd517th9th
Energy 742nd140th220th605th18th
Engineering 654th94th166th555th12th
Environmental Science 525th38th114th437th10th
Mathematics 723rd121st195th623rd19th
Medicine 794th113th223rd744th20th
Social Sciences 722nd93rd160th642nd17th

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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