Universidad de Talca *University


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Foundation: 1981

Mission: The mission of the University of Talca is to train people in the different levels of higher education within a value framework. Look for the excellence in the cultivation of science, arts, letters and technological innovation, and is committed to the progress and welfare of the country and the region, in permanent dialogue and interaction with the social, cultural and economic environment, both nationally and internationally.

Vision: Be recognized as a public university innovative, complex, internationalized, of excellence, diverse and inclusive; a reference for higher education system and relevant in its development with the work of the country and the region.

History: www.utalca.cl

Subordinate organizations:

  • Centro de Estudios Constitucionales de Chile


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 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 630th69th158th563rd11th
Arts and Humanities 546th74th124th508th21st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 809th45th182nd732nd8th
Business, Management and Accounting 550th18th60th438th4th
Chemistry 723rd67th179th637th8th
Computer Science 601st30th90th499th3rd
Dentistry 323rd31st45th252nd5th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 450th40th96th382nd15th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 595th48th95th501st7th
Energy 519th29th88th405th4th
Engineering 551st28th96th454th5th
Environmental Science 654th114th203rd566th23rd
Mathematics 581st32nd91st483rd4th
Medicine 691st45th137th641st5th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 796th77th173rd697th9th
Physics and Astronomy 583rd25th95th512th8th
Psychology 547th18th64th513th3rd
Social Sciences 649th50th110th570th9th

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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