Universidad de Buenos Aires *University


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Foundation: 1821

Mission: Develop a correct policy for the growth, treatment and transfer of information to achieve access to knowledge with quality and equity for the entire university community.

Vision: To be a leading institution in the coordination and administration of a network of information specialized in the field of design in all its branches, not only in the area of the University, but in the whole community.

History: www.uba.ar

Subordinate organizations:

  • Centro de Estudios Farmacologicos y Botanicos
  • Centro de Investigaciones del Mar y la Atmosfera
  • Centro de Investigaciones en Hidratos de Carbono
  • Centro de Investigaciones sobre Porfirinas y Porfirias
  • Centro Interdisciplinario de Investigaciones en Psicologia Matematica y Experimental
  • Hospital de Clinicas Jose de San Martin
  • Instituto de Astronomia y Fisica del Espacio
  • Instituto de Biologia Celular y Neurociencia Profesor Eduardo de Robertis
  • Instituto de Calculo
  • Instituto de Estudios de la Inmunidad Humoral Profesor Ricardo A Margni
  • Instituto de Fisica del Plasma
  • Instituto de Fisiologia Biologia Molecular y Neurociencias
  • Instituto de Geocronologia y Geologia Isotopica
  • Instituto de Investigaciones Cardiologicas Alberto C Taquini
  • Instituto de Investigaciones en Biociencias Agricolas y Ambientales
  • Instituto de Investigaciones Farmacologicas
  • Instituto de Investigaciones Fisiologicas y Ecologicas Vinculadas a la Agricultura
  • Instituto de Investigaciones Matematicas Luis A Santalo
  • Instituto de Investigaciones Medicas Alfredo Lanari
  • Instituto de Quimica Fisica de los Materiales Medio Ambiente y Energia
  • Instituto de Quimica y Fisicoquimica Biologicas
  • Instituto de Quimica y Metabolismo del Farmaco
  • Instituto de Tecnologias y Ciencias de la Ingenieria Hilario Fernandez Long
  • Unidad de Microanalisis y Metodos Fisicos Aplicados a Quimica Organica


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 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 AmericaIBEROAMERICAArgentina
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 440th21st64th2nd
Arts and Humanities 123rd3rd8th2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 660th13th91st3rd
Business, Management and Accounting 771st55th125th4th
Chemistry 650th28th135th4th
Computer Science 573rd22nd77th2nd
Dentistry 462nd60th77th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 438th35th88th4th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 529th31st71st2nd
Energy 571st48th120th8th
Engineering 475th10th64th2nd
Environmental Science 570th53rd139th6th
Mathematics 492nd12th52nd2nd
Medicine 557th14th61st2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 631st30th91st4th
Physics and Astronomy 534th15th73rd2nd
Psychology 383rd7th29th2nd
Social Sciences 287th6th20th2nd
Veterinary 351st39th65th5th

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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