Universidad Simon Bolivar, BarranquillaUniversity


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Foundation: 1972

Mission: "We are a non-profit university dedicated to comprehensive training, research and innovation development, which, in conjunction with the State, the productive sector and the community in general, responds to the commitment to the development of the social, political, cultural and economic environment. Our social function is inspired by the ideology of the Liberator Simon Bolivar of an education with equity based on values, promoted by a suitable academic community".

Vision: In 2022, Universidad Simón Bolívar will be recognized for the quality of its educational services, the visibility of its research and innovation results at the national and international levels and its contribution to the development of the Caribbean and Eastern regions of the country.

History: www.unisimon.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
Business, Management and Accounting 870th98th173rd16th
Computer Science 655th55th124th10th
Energy 545th37th106th6th
Mathematics 664th80th150th11th
Medicine 865th157th273rd20th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1043rd161st282nd10th
Social Sciences 830th159th231st28th

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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