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


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 458th25th73rd3rd
Arts and Humanities 374th13th40th3rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 849th68th213th9th
Business, Management and Accounting 759th52nd120th3rd
Chemistry 711th59th171st11th
Computer Science 668th64th134th10th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 410th26th73rd2nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 552nd38th81st3rd
Energy 606th65th138th13th
Engineering 547th27th94th4th
Environmental Science 554th46th130th4th
Mathematics 632nd60th125th9th
Medicine 686th41st133rd5th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 761st63rd153rd7th
Physics and Astronomy 568th23rd90th3rd
Social Sciences 564th29th76th4th
Veterinary 341st37th61st4th

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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