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 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 706th103rd202nd8th
Arts and Humanities 378th16th44th3rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 853rd72nd217th4th
Business, Management and Accounting 546th17th59th2nd
Chemistry 613th16th112th1st
Computer Science 571st21st75th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 470th49th112th4th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 394th11th36th1st
Energy 607th66th139th11th
Engineering 523rd20th83rd3rd
Environmental Science 629th97th185th8th
Mathematics 531st19th70th4th
Medicine 749th80th185th6th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 832nd89th193rd4th
Physics and Astronomy 590th30th100th2nd
Psychology 680th46th110th8th
Social Sciences 459th15th45th2nd

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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