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 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 AmericaIBEROAMERICAArgentina
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +626th128th223rd19th
Arts and Humanities 599th87th149th19th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 829th109th256th22nd
Business, Management and Accounting 751st47th110th2nd
Chemistry 648th24th143rd4th
Computer Science 776th113th187th13th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +514th114th176th19th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 632nd65th124th5th
Energy 683rd118th194th15th
Engineering +596th84th156th11th
Environmental Science 606th132nd212th30th
Mathematics 653rd83rd145th18th
Medicine 824th136th266th22nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 763rd98th204th15th
Physics and Astronomy 635th68th147th11th
Social Sciences +789th95th174th10th

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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