Universidad del TolimaUniversity


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Foundation: 1945

Mission: The University of Tolima is a public institution of higher education that promotes the development of human capabilities for continuous integral education, supported by ethical values of tolerance, respect and coexistence through the constant search for knowledge, production and appropriation and dissemination of knowledge in the various fields of science, art and culture, from an inter- and trans-disciplinary perspective, as a contribution to the welfare of society, the environment and sustainable development of the region, the nation and the world.

Vision: In the year 2023, the Universidad del Tolima will consolidate its social recognition and will be institutionally accredited of high quality; it will be recognized as one of the most important state universities in Colombia for its academic excellence, the fulfillment of its ethical commitment to society, the defense of life and the environment, the dynamization of cultural processes and the model of institutional management, transparency, efficiency and administrative effectiveness.

History: biblioteca.ut.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
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 700th100th198th7th
Arts and Humanities 525th59th109th13th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 989th162nd319th9th
Environmental Science 715th161st251st19th

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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