Universidad de Chile *University


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Foundation: 1842

Mission: "The generation, development, integration and communication of knowledge in all areas of knowledge and domains of culture constitute the mission and the foundation of the activities of the University, shape the complexity of its work and guide the education it provides". "The University assumes with a vocation of excellence the formation of people and the contribution to the spiritual and material development of the Nation. It fulfills its mission through the functions of teaching, research and creation in the sciences and technologies, the humanities and the arts, and the extension of knowledge and culture in all its breadth. It seeks to perform these functions with the highest level of exigency". "It is the responsibility of the University to contribute to the development of the national cultural heritage and identity and to the improvement of the country's educational system.

Vision: The Vision of the Future points out the matrix ideas that guide the formulation of this IDP and will guide the activities of our University in the next decade. It is framed within the mission and values of the university and its historical tradition, and responds to the challenges arising from the transformations that both globally and locally have occurred and will continue to occur in society, knowledge, technology, culture and the environment. In a synthetic way it can be expressed as follows: In the next decade we see an effectively national and state university, with high levels of quality, pluralism, social and gender equity and relevance to address with social awareness, critically and in an ethically responsible manner, the challenges in the areas of higher education, research, creation, extension and links with the environment, at the service of the country, with a vocation to integrate the state education system and to play a leading role in Latin American and international university networks, particularly with public universities.

History: www.uchile.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.

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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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