Universidad de los Andes, Colombia *University


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Foundation: 1948

Mission: Universidad de los Andes is an autonomous, independent, and innovative institution that fosters pluralism, tolerance, and respect for ideas. It aims for academic excellence while providing rigorous critical and ethical character development, in order to enhance in all students an awareness of their social and citizenship responsibilities, as well as a firm commitment to the society.

Vision: Information not localized

History: uniandes.edu.co

Subordinate organizations:

  • Centro de Estudios Interdisciplinarios Basicos y Aplicados en Complejidad
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 AmericaIBEROAMERICAColombia
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +563rd81st170th6th
Arts and Humanities +423rd16th55th2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 804th89th233rd9th
Business, Management and Accounting 551st17th60th2nd
Chemistry 592nd10th114th1st
Computer Science 635th30th96th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +401st37th84th3rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 394th14th37th1st
Energy 550th47th114th9th
Engineering +529th34th100th6th
Environmental Science 498th47th120th4th
Mathematics 519th20th62nd4th
Medicine +786th105th231st10th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 741st87th193rd4th
Physics and Astronomy 591st37th114th3rd
Psychology 593rd39th89th7th
Social Sciences +451st15th50th2nd

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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