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Foundation: 1970

Mission: The mission of the Universidad de la Costa, CUC, is to form an integral citizen under the principle of freedom of thought and ideological pluralism, with a high sense of responsibility in the permanent search for academic and research excellence, using the development of science, technique, technology and culture to achieve this.

Vision: The vision of the Universidad de la Costa is to be recognized by society as an institution of higher education of high quality and accessible to all those who meet the academic requirements.

History: www.cuc.edu.co


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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 AmericaIBEROAMERICAColombia
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 718th111th212th10th
Arts and Humanities 425th22nd55th4th
Business, Management and Accounting 718th37th100th5th
Chemistry 727th70th182nd5th
Computer Science 526th13th58th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 442nd37th91st3rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 528th30th70th5th
Energy 508th25th82nd4th
Engineering 576th41st111th6th
Environmental Science 469th20th81st2nd
Mathematics 499th13th54th2nd
Psychology 183rd2nd6th1st
Social Sciences 682nd67th130th9th

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.

Where is the institution located?

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