Universidad del Valle, Colombia *University


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Foundation: 1945

Mission: The mission of the Universidad del Valle is to provide higher education through the generation, transformation, application and dissemination of knowledge in the fields of science, technology, arts, humanities and culture in general. As a state university, autonomous and with a vocation for social service, it assumes non-delegable commitments with the development of the region, the conservation and respect for the environment and the construction of a more just and democratic society.

Vision: To be recognized as an inclusive university with high standards of quality and excellence, a reference for regional development and one of the best universities in Latin America.

History: aniversario60.univalle.edu.co

Subordinate organizations:

  • Centro de Excelencia en Nuevos Materiales
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 +640th142nd237th17th
Arts and Humanities +535th38th95th7th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 829th109th256th11th
Business, Management and Accounting 756th48th112th7th
Chemistry 793rd96th230th9th
Computer Science 731st82nd156th10th
Dentistry 460th79th95th6th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 513th113th175th10th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 605th53rd110th8th
Energy 587th64th138th11th
Engineering +551st47th117th8th
Environmental Science 591st121st200th11th
Mathematics 665th91st154th11th
Medicine +770th91st216th8th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 754th93rd199th5th
Physics and Astronomy 680th100th180th11th
Social Sciences +762nd76th155th10th

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.

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