Universidad de las Fuerzas ArmadasUniversity


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Foundation: 1922

Mission: To train professionals and researchers of excellence, creative, humanistic, with leadership capacity, critical thinking and high citizen awareness; to generate and apply scientific knowledge; and to transfer technology, in the scope of their academic domains, to contribute to national development and to meet the needs of society and the Armed Forces.

Vision: The Armed Forces University - ESPE is recognized as a national and regional reference for its contribution in the field of academic domains, to the strengthening of Security and Defense, under a framework of ethical and civic values and community service.

History: www.espe.edu.ec


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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 AmericaIBEROAMERICAEcuador
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 699th99th197th5th
Computer Science 660th58th128th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 553rd104th173rd7th
Energy 719th132nd212th9th
Engineering 651st92nd164th6th
Environmental Science 728th169th259th12th
Mathematics 622nd52nd117th1st
Social Sciences 822nd158th230th14th

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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