Universidad Nacional de San Luis *University


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Foundation: 1973

Mission: To train human resources capable of applying knowledge to the improvement of society's living conditions, in keeping with the obligation acquired, together with knowledge, towards the people of their nation. To develop scientific and technical knowledge with a view to increasing the understanding of the Universe and Man's place in it. To disseminate knowledge and all types of culture and to participate actively in the community with a view to forming an enlightened public opinion committed to the republican and democratic system of life.

Vision: The National University of San Luis projects itself as an innovative, inclusive institution that encourages free thought and the critical spirit of its community, with an active and transforming presence in its context. It is an organization capable of dialoguing with its surroundings, permeable to the demands of the environment, which collectively builds possible responses and favors sustainable processes of social transformation. It reaffirms its principles as a reformist, autonomous, co-governed, democratic university and values plurality of thought and action. The University aspires to consolidate itself as a recognized institution of the 21st century, without geographical borders, firmly committed to quality public education and in the conviction that knowledge is a social good and a human right.

History: www.unsl.edu.ar

Subordinate organizations:

  • Instituto de Fisica Aplicada
  • Instituto de Investigaciones en Tecnologia Quimica
  • Instituto de Matematica Aplicada de San Luis
  • Instituto de Quimica San Luis
  • Instituto Multidisciplinario de Investigaciones Biologicas de San Luis
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 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 +688th180th280th33rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 852nd125th275th25th
Chemistry 736th62nd192nd15th
Computer Science 818th138th214th16th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 537th133rd195th29th
Energy 735th147th226th20th
Environmental Science 500th49th122nd11th
Mathematics 716th129th194th24th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 860th150th263rd17th
Physics and Astronomy 727th129th209th24th
Social Sciences +882nd172nd257th29th

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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