Universidad de ValparaisoUniversity


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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 +691st183rd283rd620th33rd
Arts and Humanities +557th52nd110th512th14th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 778th69th210th714th11th
Chemistry 746th68th199th664th8th
Computer Science 727th79th153rd614th10th
Dentistry 328th51st63rd254th7th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +348th22nd53rd279th8th
Engineering 588th78th149th492nd14th
Environmental Science 627th150th230th535th31st
Mathematics 634th70th130th545th12th
Medicine +774th94th219th705th19th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 750th90th196th670th16th
Physics and Astronomy 589th35th112th499th12th
Psychology 688th88th154th652nd19th
Social Sciences +794th97th178th700th19th

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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