Universidad Nacional de La Plata *University


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Foundation: 1905

Mission: To generate effective policies that allow the promotion of international cooperation, strengthening the presence of the National University of La Plata in the region and the world.

Vision: To position the National University of La Plata as a leading educational institution in the world.

History: unlp.edu.ar

Subordinate organizations:

  • Centro de Endocrinologia Experimental y Aplicada
  • Centro de Estudios Parasitologicos y de Vectores
  • Centro de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares
  • Centro de Investigaciones Geologicas
  • Centro de Investigacion y Desarrollo en Ciencias Aplicadas Dr Jorge Juan Ronco
  • Centro de Investigacion y Desarrollo en Criotecnologia de Alimentos
  • Centro de Investigacion y Desarrollo en Fermentaciones Industriales
  • Centro de Investigacion y Desarrollo en Tecnologia de Pinturas
  • Centro de Quimica Inorganica
  • Centro de Tecnologia de Recursos Minerales y Ceramica
  • Complejo Astronomico El Leoncito
  • Instituto Argentino de Radioastronomia
  • Instituto de Astrofisica de La Plata
  • Instituto de Biotecnologia y Biologia Molecular
  • Instituto de Fisica de la Plata
  • Instituto de Fisica de Liquidos y Sistemas Biologicos
  • Instituto de Fisiologia Vegetal
  • Instituto de Genetica Veterinaria Ing Fernando Noel Dulout
  • Instituto de Investigaciones Bioquimicas de La Plata
  • Instituto de Investigaciones en Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales
  • Instituto de Investigaciones FisicoQuimicas, Teoricas y Aplicadas
  • Instituto de Limnologia Dr Raul A Ringuelet
  • Instituto Multidisciplinario de Biologia Celular
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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 areas/categories

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 +781st24th63rd3rd
Arts and Humanities +402nd9th32nd3rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3506th96th353rd12th
Business, Management and Accounting 1981st79th165th3rd
Chemistry 2911th63rd263rd11th
Computer Science 3115th109th244th8th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1314th45th106th4th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1263rd42nd103rd3rd
Energy 2172nd59th167th5th
Engineering +2114th32nd139th5th
Environmental Science 2752nd88th239th14th
Mathematics 2661st90th178th12th
Medicine +3100th99th304th14th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2394th83rd240th7th
Physics and Astronomy 2229th39th150th4th
Psychology 2103rd122nd245th7th
Social Sciences +993rd30th97th3rd
Veterinary 414th35th59th5th

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 visualizatión 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?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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