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Foundation: 1956

Mission: The mission of the Catholic University of the North is, from the principles of Christian Humanism, to contribute to the development of the person, of society and of its cultural heritage, in the North of Chile, creating and spreading knowledge through teaching, research and links with the environment.

Vision: The vision of the Universidad Católica del Norte is to be the regional university leader and agent of change, at a national and international level, in the priority areas of territorial development of the macro zone of northern Chile and supported by the principles of Christian Humanism.

History: www.ucn.cl

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 +3932nd332nd581st2188th37th
Arts and Humanities 1482nd106th191st1139th20th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 5188th311th678th3091st32nd
Business, Management and Accounting 2104th104th195th1246th13th
Chemistry 4073rd204th442nd2206th20th
Computer Science 3310th134th276th1853rd17th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +2178th85th192nd1311th15th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1106th34th88th711th5th
Energy 2249th57th165th1219th8th
Engineering +2924th110th233rd1680th15th
Environmental Science 3377th161st355th1868th25th
Mathematics 1723rd31st90th1083rd4th
Medicine +4726th290th625th3012th28th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2774th124th325th1778th13th
Physics and Astronomy 3207th123rd253rd1794th21st
Psychology 1836th107th226th1452nd18th
Social Sciences +1937th83rd191st1321st14th

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?

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