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Foundation: 1886

Mission: As a higher education institution dedicated to teaching and Social Sciences research, with a humanistic conception, the Externado de Colombia University promotes and practices absolute respect for life. The Externado’s endeavor is developed within a pluralistic philosophy, open to all currents of thought, alien to dogmatism and respectful of all religious creeds and political ideologies. The University promotes tolerance as a formula to achieve peace and progress within heterogeneity, welcomes students from all regions of the country, and considers diversity as one of its greatest assets. The Externado de Colombia has confidence and is optimistic about the viability of Colombia as a nation and works for the reassertion of national identity. It supports integration with Latin American countries as a guarantee of a significant presence in the international scene and stimulates cooperation with universities throughout the world to keep in touch with universal and updated culture. Within the liberal spirit that characterizes it, the Externado de Colombia University pursues the freedom ideal as an inalienable human right; it has faith in democracy; fights for the improvement of the Social State of Law; the pursuit of social and economic equality, and respect for Fundamental Rights.

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History: www.uexternado.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
Arts and Humanities 1644th135th227th1241st18th
Business, Management and Accounting 2061st97th185th1222nd13th
Psychology 1902nd115th238th1495th12th
Social Sciences +2554th146th274th1645th13th

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?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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