Escuela Politecnica NacionalUniversity


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Foundation: 1869

Mission: The mission of the National Polytechnic School is to train academics and professionals in engineering and science, with ethical awareness, solidarity, criticism, capable of contributing to the welfare of the community, as well as to generate, disseminate and transmit scientific and technological knowledge, with social responsibility, as a result of a dynamic interaction with the actors of Ecuadorian society and the international community.

Vision: The Escuela Politécnica Nacional is a public university with international standards of excellence, being a reference in science, technology and innovation. Its capacities and efforts are oriented to the service of the community, contributing to the cultural development, within a framework of principles and transcendental values of the human being.


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 AmericaIBEROAMERICAEcuador
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +627th129th224th10th
Business, Management and Accounting 843rd89th163rd5th
Chemistry 833rd124th258th4th
Computer Science 714th68th142nd4th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 458th72nd130th4th
Energy 700th132nd209th10th
Engineering +576th67th138th3rd
Environmental Science 606th132nd212th8th
Mathematics 643rd75th136th3rd
Physics and Astronomy 632nd65th144th1st
Social Sciences +872nd164th247th14th

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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