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Foundation: 1981

Mission: The University of Valparaiso is a state institution, public and autonomous, founded on a long tradition and its mission is to generate and disseminate knowledge, cultivating the arts, sciences, humanities and technologies, through the development of undergraduate and graduate teaching and research, as well as providing skills and values to train graduates, professionals and researchers in a framework of quality and commitment to regional and national development, promoting its sustainable character.

Vision: The University of Valparaiso, as a state university, aspires to be an institution of excellence in the training of people, in innovation and knowledge generation and management, pluralistic, inclusive of all levels, linked to the reality of their environment, which contributes from the strengthening of its location in the Region of Valparaiso to regional and national development, sustainable and socially responsible, reference in higher education nationally and internationally.

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 +3545th324th512th2010th29th
Arts and Humanities +1385th80th155th1085th19th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3136th64th291st2230th7th
Business, Management and Accounting 2206th102nd193rd1309th15th
Chemistry 3875th177th385th2117th17th
Computer Science 2463rd46th161st1508th6th
Dentistry 533rd58th79th362nd6th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1000th32nd75th635th8th
Engineering +2500th57th172nd1441st8th
Environmental Science 3539th181st366th1918th30th
Mathematics 2276th57th136th1383rd7th
Medicine +3798th175th428th2540th18th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 3521st183rd393rd2056th18th
Physics and Astronomy 2371st44th159th1484th13th
Psychology 1933rd108th223rd1519th22nd
Social Sciences +2751st163rd289th1757th29th

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.

Where is the institution located?

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  • Health
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  • Non-Profit
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