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


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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 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 809th179th282nd17th
Arts and Humanities 488th35th80th7th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 965th144th301st8th
Business, Management and Accounting 743rd47th113th9th
Chemistry 767th96th208th7th
Computer Science 690th81st152nd13th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 545th98th167th10th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 551st37th80th7th
Energy 572nd49th121st7th
Engineering 615th66th138th9th
Environmental Science 608th80th167th6th
Mathematics 714th113th187th15th
Medicine 769th92nd199th7th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 858th97th204th5th
Physics and Astronomy 762nd107th195th11th
Psychology 753rd69th144th10th
Social Sciences 675th62nd125th8th

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.

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