Universidad Santo Tomas, ColombiaUniversity


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Foundation: 1580

Mission: The mission of the Universidad Santo Tomás, inspired by the humanistic and Christian thought of St. Thomas Aquinas, consists of promoting the integral formation of people in the field of higher education, through actions and processes of teaching, learning, research and social outreach, so that they may respond ethically, creatively and critically to the demands of human life and be in a position to provide solutions to the problems and needs of society.

Vision: In 2027, the Universidad Santo Tomás de Colombia is an international reference of excellent educational multicampus quality, due to the efficient and systemic articulation of its substantive functions, and is a dynamic force for human promotion and responsible social transformation, in a sustainable environment of justice and peace, in pursuit of the common good.

History: www.usta.edu.co


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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
Arts and Humanities 572nd92nd145th22nd
Environmental Science 669th127th217th14th
Social Sciences 784th143rd214th24th

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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