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 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 +661st160th258th590th27th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 793rd80th223rd729th14th
Chemistry 836th126th260th745th19th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +373rd28th68th304th10th
Energy 500th24th82nd392nd2nd
Engineering +503rd26th85th407th5th
Environmental Science 623rd147th227th531st29th
Mathematics 650th80th142nd561st14th
Medicine 804th122nd248th735th22nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 805th121st230th724th18th
Physics and Astronomy 575th30th104th485th10th

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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