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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


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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 340th11th35th293rd1st
Arts and Humanities 451st27th66th413th7th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 841st63rd207th764th12th
Business, Management and Accounting 789th67th137th657th10th
Chemistry 764th94th206th672nd13th
Computer Science 652nd54th122nd549th11th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 477th54th119th409th21st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 575th45th89th483rd5th
Energy 620th75th150th505th12th
Engineering 626th76th148th529th10th
Environmental Science 478th22nd85th390th5th
Mathematics 633rd61st126th535th11th
Medicine 746th79th183rd696th12th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 579th21st63rd486th2nd
Physics and Astronomy 653rd49th132nd579th16th
Psychology 677th45th108th639th9th
Social Sciences 612th39th94th533rd7th

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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