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Foundation: 1943

Mission: The University of Caldas, in compliance with the social function that corresponds to its public nature, has the mission to generate, appropriate, disseminate and apply knowledge, through curricular, research and projection processes, to contribute to the integral formation of citizens useful to society, to provide solutions to regional and national problems and to contribute to the sustainable development and integration of the Colombian center-west.

Vision: An effective University, visible by the quality of its contributions to development, in a global context characterized by A pleasant atmosphere, based on respect for life and difference, solidarity, responsibility, order, tolerance and participation. Flexible curricular processes, contextualised and articulated, to contribute to the integral formation of autonomous persons, agents of social practice. A research that produces and recreates knowledge, generated in scientific communities, focused on schools of thought, which bases the development of postgraduate programs. A social commitment expressed in proposals for solutions to the problems posed by sustainable development. Self-controlled administrative and financial processes in a modern organizational structure. A creative insertion in the processes of knowledge globalization.

History: www.ucaldas.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 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 AmericaIBEROAMERICAColombia
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +692nd184th284th28th
Arts and Humanities 508th29th80th6th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 962nd194th349th20th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 533rd131st193rd14th
Energy 665th107th183rd21st
Engineering +    
Environmental Science 605th131st211th13th
Medicine +835th145th276th19th
Social Sciences +831st129th210th16th
Veterinary 588th114th150th5th

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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