Universidad EAFITUniversity


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Foundation: 1960

Mission: Universidad EAFIT has the mission of contributing to the social, economic, scientific and cultural progress of the country, through the development of undergraduate and graduate programs - in an environment of ideological pluralism and academic excellence - for the formation of internationally competent people; and with the realization of scientific and applied research processes, in permanent interaction with the business, government and academic sectors.

Vision: EAFIT University, inspired by the highest spiritual values, respect for the dignity of the human being and aware of its social responsibility, aspires to be recognized nationally and internationally, for its academic and research achievements and because: It develops an open and democratic institutional culture and an environment that will promote the integral formation of its students, where it is possible to live the difference and where cultural manifestations share spaces with the task of learning, where academic debate predominates, where ideas are contrasted within the respect for the opinions of others, and where the creativity and productivity of all members of the community is stimulated. It promotes the intellectual capacity of its students and teachers in all academic programs, with research as a basic support. It uses advanced technologies and a student-centered pedagogical model. It maintains links with other educational institutions, both national and international, to continue improving its teachers and programs. It contributes to the progress of the Nation with innovative research programs and with the training of internationally competent professionals in their areas of knowledge, respectful of the fundamental values of the individual, of democracy and, especially, of free private initiative. It has an academic administration, in which all the human talent, and all the resources of the institution are committed to the achievement of its objectives.

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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
Arts and Humanities 524th58th108th12th
Business, Management and Accounting 705th36th95th4th
Computer Science 737th114th186th19th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 555th106th175th11th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 554th40th83rd8th
Engineering 688th112th185th16th
Environmental Science 706th154th244th18th
Mathematics 736th130th205th18th
Social Sciences 734th100th167th12th

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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