Universidad de Concepcion *University


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Foundation: 1919

Mission: The mission of the Universidad de ConcepciĆ³n is the integral and pluralistic formation of people with social responsibility, creativity, critical sense, leadership and entrepreneurship; the creation, adaptation and transmission of knowledge, and the creation and dissemination of culture, with the purpose of effectively contributing to the sustainable human, economic and social development of the Region and the Country.

Vision: A university with growing national and international recognition for its quality in training people and in research, development and innovation, with the capacity to anticipate and adapt to changes in the environment, committed to the culture and development of the region and the country.

History: www.udec.cl

Subordinate organizations:

  • Centro de Investigacion Oceanografica en el pacifico Sur-Oriental
  • Centro de Microscopia Avanzada
  • Centro de Optica y Fotonica
  • Centro de Recursos Hidricos para la Agricultura y Mineria
  • Centro Interdisciplinario de Investigacion en Acuicultura Sustentable
  • Unidad de Desarrollo Tecnologico de la Universidad de Concepcion


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 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 496th29th87th434th4th
Arts and Humanities 410th18th50th373rd4th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 862nd79th224th785th14th
Business, Management and Accounting 804th72nd144th672nd12th
Chemistry 788th109th221st694th15th
Computer Science 673rd67th137th570th12th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 362nd17th47th294th7th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 585th46th91st491st6th
Energy 597th61st134th482nd7th
Engineering 623rd74th146th526th9th
Environmental Science 461st19th78th373rd4th
Mathematics 631st59th124th533rd10th
Medicine 759th84th191st709th13th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 857th96th203rd754th11th
Physics and Astronomy 634th42nd122nd560th13th
Psychology 763rd74th149th723rd14th
Social Sciences 586th32nd80th507th5th
Veterinary 475th67th100th356th6th

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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