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Foundation: 1827

Mission: The University of Cauca is an autonomous, public institution of higher education. national order, created in the origins of the Republic of Colombia. The University of Cauca, founded on its tradition and historical legacy, is a project cultural heritage that has a vital and permanent commitment to social development, through critical, responsible and creative education. The University trains people with ethical integrity, relevance and professional competence, democrats committed to the welfare of society in harmony with the environment. The University of Cauca generates and socializes science, technology, art and culture in teaching, research and social outreach.

Vision: The University of Cauca, faithful to its motto "Posteris Lvmen Moritvrvs Edat" (Who should to the light of posterity), has a historic, vital and permanent commitment to the building an equitable and just society in the formation of a human being integral, ethical and supportive.

History: www.unicauca.edu.co


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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
Arts and Humanities 504th43rd92nd8th
Computer Science 677th69th140th11th
Engineering 574th39th109th4th
Mathematics 700th102nd176th13th
Social Sciences 753rd115th185th16th

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.

Where is the institution located?

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