Universidad de la FronteraUniversity


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Foundation: 1981

Mission: The Universidad de La Frontera is a state-run, autonomous, socially responsible institution of higher education located in the Araucanía Region. Its mission is to contribute to the development of the region and the country through the generation and transmission of knowledge, the comprehensive training of professionals and postgraduates, and the promotion of the arts and culture. It is committed to quality and innovation, respect for people, the environment and cultural diversity, and the construction of a fairer and more democratic society.

Vision: To be a reference University in quality at a regional, national and international level and accredited in institutional management, undergraduate and graduate studies, research and links with the environment.

History: www.ufro.cl

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 +606th111th204th536th17th
Arts and Humanities 586th78th137th541st23rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 853rd126th276th789th19th
Chemistry 749th71st202nd667th9th
Computer Science 795th126th202nd678th19th
Dentistry 229th26th35th181st3rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 494th98th159th425th22nd
Energy 687th122nd198th570th16th
Engineering 604th90th162nd508th16th
Environmental Science 579th111th189th488th24th
Mathematics 664th90th153rd575th17th
Medicine +750th77th197th681st14th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 747th89th195th667th15th
Physics and Astronomy 756th137th218th643rd29th
Psychology 628th53rd111th593rd9th
Social Sciences +734th61st137th641st12th
Veterinary 634th132nd169th434th9th

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.

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