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Foundation: 1989

Mission: The University recognizes that its fundamental commitment is the disciplinary and value formation of upright and competent professionals, in an academic atmosphere of order, reflection, rigor and respect for differences. Likewise, it assumes as one of its greatest challenges, to promote social integration, mobility and material and spiritual progress of all members of its university community.

Vision: The USS aspires to be recognized for its management capacity and institutional development, for the value of its Educational Project which, based on its inspiration in the values of Christian Humanism, promotes the cultivation of disciplinary knowledge, professional training and the integral development of its students, so that they can improve their lives, and contribute as citizens to the Common Good of their country

History: www.uss.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
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 684th91st189th616th15th
Arts and Humanities 543rd71st121st505th19th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 884th92nd242nd806th15th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 468th48th110th400th19th
Medicine 770th93rd200th720th17th
Social Sciences 756th117th187th676th25th

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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