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Foundation: 1950

Mission: The University of Medellín, based on its motto Science and Freedom and committed to academic excellence, has as its mission the integral formation, generation of knowledge and promotion of culture, in a critical environment of innovation and inclusion, to contribute to the solution of problems, through the development of Teaching, Research and Extension, in its local, regional, national and international environment.

Vision: By 2030 the University of Medellin, inspired by free thought and human development, will be recognized as one of the best in Latin America, for its academic and research excellence, innovation and social responsibility, in a global framework of relevance, inclusion and cultural diversity

History: www.udem.edu.co

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 AmericaIBEROAMERICAOECDColombia
Arts and Humanities 1587th119th197th1212th18th
Business, Management and Accounting 1812th62nd143rd1145th10th
Computer Science 3616th177th318th1888th22nd
Energy 1189th12th69th670th1st
Engineering 3618th161st286th1787th22nd
Environmental Science 4171st280th481st2139th21st
Mathematics 3554th183rd288th1883rd19th
Psychology 2533rd163rd298th1891st18th
Social Sciences +2542nd146th265th1658th15th

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 visualizatión 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?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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