Universidad Nacional del Sur *University


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Foundation: 1956

Mission: To train trained and ethically responsible professionals committed to society and its sustainable development, prioritizing free and equal access to education. To carry out research activities to contribute to the advancement of knowledge in all fields of science, technology and the arts. To carry out extension activities so that society can benefit from such knowledge. Use its capacities to achieve human development, promoting individual, social, economic, cultural, scientific, technological and institutional growth.

Vision: A reference in the national university system and recognized internationally. Distinguished by the quality of its teaching, and by the importance of its research activities. With the capacity to satisfy the expectations of individual formation and to take care of the professional requirements of the region and the country".

History: uns.edu.ar

Subordinate organizations:

  • Centro de Recursos Naturales Renovables de la Zona Semiarida
  • Instituto Argentino de Oceanografia
  • Instituto de Fisica del Sur
  • Instituto de Investigaciones Bioquimicas Bahia Blanca
  • Instituto de Investigaciones en Ingenieria Electrica Alfredo Desages
  • Instituto de Matematica Bahia Blanca
  • Instituto de Quimica del Sur
  • Instituto Geologico del Sur
  • Planta Piloto de Ingenieria Quimica


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 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 AmericaIBEROAMERICAArgentina
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 756th142nd244th23rd
Arts and Humanities 567th89th141st17th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 954th137th294th23rd
Business, Management and Accounting 737th43rd108th2nd
Chemistry 691st47th159th6th
Computer Science 723rd106th177th13th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 546th99th168th16th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 646th60th116th5th
Energy 588th57th130th11th
Engineering 609th60th132nd8th
Environmental Science 590th68th154th8th
Mathematics 698th100th174th18th
Medicine 769th92nd199th17th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 946th134th249th16th
Physics and Astronomy 700th76th162nd11th
Social Sciences 739th104th172nd12th

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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