Universidad de Concepcion *University


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Foundation: 1919

Mission: The mission of the Universidad de Concepción 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 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 +870th27th75th574th3rd
Arts and Humanities +831st26th74th701st5th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3333rd78th323rd2344th9th
Business, Management and Accounting 2150th96th185th1290th14th
Chemistry 3166th86th290th1883rd10th
Computer Science 3195th122nd260th1768th14th
Dentistry 245th26th36th173rd2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1165th39th93rd741st10th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1544th61st135th959th10th
Energy 3074th136th266th1543rd17th
Engineering +2839th85th203rd1560th13th
Environmental Science 1614th28th112th978th5th
Mathematics 2647th86th174th1537th10th
Medicine +3099th98th303rd2153rd10th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2426th84th242nd1582nd11th
Physics and Astronomy 2271st40th152nd1438th11th
Psychology 1055th28th90th893rd3rd
Social Sciences +1011th31st98th772nd4th
Veterinary 595th52nd86th393rd3rd

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?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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