Escuela Superior Politecnica del LitoralUniversity


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Foundation: 1958

Mission: We cooperate with society to improve the quality of life and promote sustainable and equitable development, through comprehensive and competent professional training, research and innovation.

Vision: To be an established academic community, with high international standards, of creative and innovative leaders who respond in a timely manner to the needs of society.


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 +3109th179th418th4th
Arts and Humanities 1680th141st234th2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3720th122nd428th3rd
Business, Management and Accounting 1766th75th155th3rd
Chemistry 4236th227th465th5th
Computer Science 1986th36th127th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1671st48th131st1st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1349th49th111th2nd
Energy 2393rd68th178th2nd
Engineering +2268th54th168th1st
Environmental Science 2921st105th280th2nd
Mathematics 1721st30th89th1st
Medicine +    
Physics and Astronomy 3209th124th254th3rd
Social Sciences +1659th62nd154th1st

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.

Where is the institution located?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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