Universidad de AntofagastaUniversity


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Foundation: 1981

Mission: Our institution is the state university, secular and pluralist of the region of Antofagasta, whose mission is to lead and contribute to human development and social and productive improvement of the regional and national environment, and project the institutional work to the international arena. The mission of the University of Antofagasta is to make it concrete through: -The training of people as professionals and the development of human talent at a continuous and advanced level, with the stamp of responsibility towards society and sustainable development. -The generation, transmission and strengthening of the areas of knowledge consolidated in the institution and the promotion of the development of competitive emerging areas. -The establishment of permanent and mutually beneficial links with the environment, in the heritage, cultural and intercultural, academic, scientific and innovation fields, which favour the development and social and productive improvement of the corresponding communities. -Efficient management of resources, public accountability and development of academic and administrative activities within a framework of an internal quality management system

Vision: To be a national and international reference as a complex regional and state university, with high quality standards in all areas of university work, developing technologies and systems for the efficient and effective use of natural resources in the Antofagasta region and northern Chile and thus contribute to achieving social and economic development with environmental harmony and social peace, training socially responsible professionals with a solid background who lead the sustainable development of the region and the country.

History: www.uantof.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 740th128th230th671st22nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 891st96th247th813th16th
Chemistry 751st85th197th659th10th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 387th21st62nd319th9th
Energy 445th11th60th334th2nd
Engineering 580th43rd113th483rd6th
Environmental Science 633rd101st189th545th20th
Mathematics 675th87th159th577th16th
Medicine 804th121st232nd754th21st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 864th100th208th761st12th
Physics and Astronomy 601st32nd104th529th9th

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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