Universidad del Valle, ColombiaUniversity


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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

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
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +3375th223rd465th2012th15th
Arts and Humanities +1056th50th115th849th6th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3491st105th398th2468th6th
Business, Management and Accounting 1769th77th157th1099th11th
Chemistry 2928th78th309th1837th8th
Computer Science 3468th145th292nd1896th16th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 2802nd156th280th1575th9th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1525th63rd133rd934th8th
Energy 2714th99th218th1397th13th
Engineering +2353rd58th175th1445th7th
Environmental Science 2829th92nd262nd1595th10th
Mathematics 3088th132nd232nd1709th13th
Medicine +3632nd163rd423rd2473rd7th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 3048th145th363rd1912th8th
Physics and Astronomy 3050th109th240th1747th8th
Psychology 1988th129th254th1559th15th
Social Sciences +1979th85th194th1344th10th

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?

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