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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 +3631st340th528th2039th31st
Arts and Humanities +1230th58th129th984th17th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4839th283rd591st2983rd31st
Business, Management and Accounting 2127th94th183rd1277th13th
Chemistry 3913th184th391st2125th18th
Computer Science 3068th101st234th1725th12th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1868th73rd164th1142nd15th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1068th31st85th722nd5th
Energy 2730th102nd222nd1421st14th
Engineering +2873rd86th205th1571st14th
Environmental Science 2606th75th220th1524th14th
Mathematics 1279th14th56th844th2nd
Medicine +4026th203rd470th2658th22nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2643rd104th277th1690th12th
Physics and Astronomy 2903rd94th213th1675th18th
Psychology 1511th68th159th1250th13th
Social Sciences +1725th65th162nd1218th13th

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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