Universidad Catolica del NorteUniversity


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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 +683rd175th275th612th31st
Arts and Humanities +542nd43rd100th498th11th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 936th185th339th863rd27th
Business, Management and Accounting 867th102nd177th721st12th
Chemistry 866th145th280th769th23rd
Computer Science 769th107th181st656th16th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +455th69th127th386th20th
Energy 639th93rd169th526th11th
Engineering +567th58th129th471st8th
Environmental Science 555th91st167th464th18th
Mathematics 566th35th87th477th5th
Medicine +826th138th268th757th27th
Physics and Astronomy 661st83rd163rd570th22nd
Psychology 642nd61st120th607th13th
Social Sciences +734th61st137th641st12th

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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