Universidad Santo Tomas, ChileUniversity


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Foundation: 1988

Mission: To contribute to the development of the country, through the training of professionals and graduates with disciplinary, learning and personal skills, inspired by Christian values, which allow them to perform and develop integrally in the world of work and in their environment, and through the generation of knowledge, innovation and links with the environment, in relevant areas.

Vision: To be a prestigious university with a national presence that, based on academic and institutional management of excellence, is committed to equal educational opportunities and the transformation of its students through a comprehensive education in the disciplinary, social and value areas, with research in selective areas and linked in both national and international networks.


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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 848th206th309th770th32nd
Business, Management and Accounting 858th92nd167th722nd15th
Medicine 842nd150th261st791st24th
Psychology 795th86th162nd755th17th
Social Sciences 771st131st201st691st27th
Veterinary 577th109th142nd396th7th

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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