Universidad Nacional de Cuyo *University


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Foundation: 1939

Mission: The National University of Cuyo is a Higher Education institution that, within the framework of local, national, Latin American and Caribbean, and international integration, has as its mission the construction of citizenship and the integral formation of artists, teachers, scientists, professionals, technologists and technicians for a fair society. It produces, develops, transfers and exchanges knowledge, practices and technologies in accordance with social demands and needs, with national and regional public policies and with scientific progress itself. Assumes education as a public good and free of charge, as a human right and as an obligation of the State and develops policies with principles of quality and relevance, which strengthen social inclusion, equal opportunities, integration in diversity and respect for cultural identities, in the full exercise of democratic principles and values.

Vision: A National University that exercises its autonomy with social responsibility, committed to education as a public good and free of charge, as a human right and as an obligation of the State and that develops its substantive functions with inclusion, relevance and excellence. An institution that, in the integrated exercise of teaching, research, linkage and extension, articulating knowledge and disciplines; is involved with society in achieving the common good, in the construction of citizenship and in socially just, environmentally sustainable and territorially balanced development of the Argentine people, in a context of Latin American and Caribbean regional integration, within the framework of the processes of internationalization of higher education.

History: www.uncuyo.edu.ar

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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 646th74th166th11th
Arts and Humanities 440th24th60th5th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 834th58th201st8th
Chemistry 621st19th117th3rd
Computer Science 673rd67th137th11th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 536th92nd161st15th
Energy 641st87th165th16th
Environmental Science 621st90th178th14th
Mathematics 725th122nd196th22nd
Medicine 766th89th196th15th
Physics and Astronomy 724th87th173rd13th
Psychology 594th24th77th4th
Social Sciences 556th27th74th3rd

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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