Universidad Catolica de TemucoUniversity


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Foundation: 1959

Mission: The Catholic University of Temuco has been founded by the Catholic Church, in the spirit of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the Church's teaching, to serve the society of Araucania and the southern macro region of the country, dedicating itself from its beginnings to "the very broad formation of future professionals, to the cultivation of ideas that open new paths to knowledge, and to research that perfects life and institutions, generating new horizons and possibilities for its people and its territories".

Vision: By the year 2020 the Catholic University of Temuco will be a regional university of excellence, nationally recognized for its academic quality, for its contribution to the solution of regional problems and the sustainable development of the Araucanía and the southern macro region, from a Christian conception of man and society.

History: uct.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 716th110th210th648th18th
Arts and Humanities 494th38th85th456th12th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1036th177th337th935th24th
Environmental Science 644th107th196th556th21st
Social Sciences 697th75th139th617th14th
Veterinary 307th26th48th245th2nd

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.

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