Universidad del DesarrolloUniversity


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Foundation: 1989

Mission: The mission of Universidad del Desarrollo is to serve Chile by training professionals and generating knowledge that is useful and helps the country in its needs and challenges of the 21st century. To this end, the University carries out all its academic work in close collaboration with the public and private sectors, promoting the values of freedom and diversity and fostering concern for public issues.

Vision: The Universidad del Desarrollo will consolidate itself as one of the best universities in Chile, standing out for its permanent search for academic innovation, actively inserting itself in the Chilean and global society by working together with national and international actors and addressing challenges with a global perspective, in order to train those who will lead the development of our country and to create knowledge that will impact and generate value.

History: www.udd.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
Arts and Humanities 564th87th139th526th25th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 746th28th138th669th5th
Business, Management and Accounting 481st13th47th385th3rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 553rd39th82nd463rd4th
Medicine 717th62nd160th667th7th
Psychology 636th34th93rd598th7th
Social Sciences 732nd98th165th652nd18th

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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