Universidad Santiago de CaliUniversity

Colombia

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Foundation: 1958

Mission: Formar profesionales integrales, éticos, analíticos y críticos, que contribuyan al desarrollo sostenible y la equidad social, brindando para ello una educación superior humanista, científica e investigativa, con perspectiva internacional y criterios de pertinencia, calidad, pluralidad y responsabilidad social.

Vision: En 2024 la USC es una de las primeras universidades de docencia e investigación de Colombia, reconocida y referente por la alta calidad en sus funciones misionales, la pertinencia y relevancia de sus programas, el impacto social y el aporte al desarrollo con equidad de la región suroccidental, con un modelo educativo incluyente, centrado en valores humanistas, con perspectivas pedagógicas y curriculares de carácter global, fortalecida en sus procesos de internacionalización, con valiosas relaciones de cooperación y una administración basada en principios de buen gobierno.

History: usc.edu.co

86th
Overall percentile
81st
Research percentile
75th
Innovation percentile
75th
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 AmericaIBEROAMERICAColombia
Mathematics 791st158th226th23rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 870th157th270th11th
Social Sciences +    

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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