Universidad Mayor *University


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Foundation: 1988

Mission: The Universidad Mayor's mission is to train people through an educational experience that stimulates ethical behaviour, an entrepreneurial attitude, innovation, leadership and respect for cultural and social diversity. To this end, it offers excellent undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and carries out activities to generate, articulate and disseminate knowledge that contributes to the national community in the cultural, educational, social and economic spheres, considering the context of a global world and the rules of scientific rigour.

Vision: To be distinguished as a private university of reference in Chile and recognized at a Latin American level; outstanding for the excellence of its academic programs, its innovative approach, its level of internationalization, the relevance of the contributions it makes to society and the social and environmental responsibility of its actions.

History: www.umayor.cl

Subordinate organizations:

  • Centro de Gerociencia, Salud Mental y Metabolismo


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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 601st53rd136th534th9th
Arts and Humanities 599th103rd158th561st26th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 664th14th95th589th3rd
Chemistry 857th141st253rd748th18th
Environmental Science 659th119th208th571st24th
Mathematics 727th124th198th626th20th
Medicine 728th68th169th678th10th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 643rd32nd95th548th4th
Psychology 804th88th164th763rd18th
Social Sciences 765th125th195th685th26th

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.

Where is the institution located?

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