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 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 +429th33rd81st359th5th
Arts and Humanities +444th20th60th405th4th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 789th77th220th725th13th
Business, Management and Accounting 811th68th139th671st10th
Chemistry 794th97th231st708th13th
Computer Science 729th81st155th616th11th
Dentistry 185th21st27th144th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +383rd31st75th314th11th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 590th50th104th492nd7th
Energy 629th89th165th519th10th
Engineering +562nd53rd124th466th7th
Environmental Science 449th29th86th359th6th
Mathematics 633rd69th129th544th11th
Medicine +760th82nd206th691st16th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 741st87th193rd661st13th
Physics and Astronomy 614th51st130th524th16th
Psychology 628th53rd111th593rd9th
Social Sciences +609th27th86th520th4th
Veterinary 509th75th108th365th4th

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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