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Foundation: 1849

Mission: The Universidad de Santiago de Chile is a state-run public higher education institution, enjoying autonomy and inheriting a century-old tradition at the service of the country's progress. Its purpose is to create, preserve, disseminate and apply knowledge for the well-being of society through teaching, research and links with the environment. Its mission is to generate the conditions, capacities and opportunities that enable future generations to take charge of the advancement of knowledge, its transfer and feedback for the growth and development of the country in a global society. In the fulfillment of its institutional task, the University generates the highest standards of quality, innovation and relevance in an environment of mutual respect, freedom of thought, diversity and social inclusion; it opens spaces for discussion and proposals in a multidisciplinary and pluralistic dialogue, contributing to the strengthening of people's cultural capital, their social commitment and understanding of the national and international environment.

Vision: The Universidad de Santiago de Chile, a permanent protagonist of the country's progress, is projected as an inclusive university community, a national and international reference of excellence, which grows and develops in key and pertinent areas, necessary for the construction of a democratic and equitable society with sustainable development.

History: www.usach.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 +246th10th23rd194th1st
Arts and Humanities +480th27th74th436th6th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 800th86th229th736th17th
Business, Management and Accounting 765th50th115th627th7th
Chemistry 717th52nd181st635th6th
Computer Science 697th57th131st586th8th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +424th48th102nd355th16th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 573rd43rd97th475th5th
Energy 605th73rd147th495th8th
Engineering +571st62nd133rd475th9th
Environmental Science 555th91st167th464th18th
Mathematics 628th65th125th539th9th
Medicine +754th78th201st685th15th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 570th22nd84th492nd4th
Physics and Astronomy 608th48th126th518th15th
Psychology 569th31st79th534th4th
Social Sciences +680th40th109th588th7th

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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