Universidad Distrital Francisco Jose de CaldasUniversity


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Foundation: 1948

Mission: The Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas is a social space and an institutional organization, an autonomous entity of the district order, which has among its purposes the formation of specialized professionals and active citizens; the production and reproduction of scientific knowledge, as well as technological innovation and artistic creation. It encourages the dialogue of knowledge and promotes a pedagogy, capable of encouraging reflection and curiosity in students; it also fosters a critical spirit in the search for open truths; in the promotion of science and creation; likewise, of citizenship and democracy; and it encourages deliberation, based on argumentation and reasoned dialogue.

Vision: By 2030 the Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas will be recognized, nationally and internationally, as an institution of high quality in the formation of responsible citizens and professionals of the best level, in the production of scientific, artistic knowledge and technological innovation; purposes that will deploy in the fields of teaching, research and extension.

History: www.udistrital.edu.co


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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 822nd187th290th19th
Business, Management and Accounting 850th90th163rd15th
Computer Science 741st118th190th21st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 557th108th177th13th
Energy 710th129th209th18th
Engineering 680th109th182nd14th
Environmental Science 681st135th225th17th
Mathematics 740th133rd208th19th
Social Sciences 769th129th199th21st

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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