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 +522nd60th140th1st
Arts and Humanities 588th80th139th3rd
Business, Management and Accounting 768th51st116th1st
Chemistry 803rd103rd237th3rd
Computer Science 661st38th107th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 410th39th91st2nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 535th33rd81st1st
Energy 588th65th139th2nd
Engineering +556th50th121st2nd
Environmental Science 575th108th185th6th
Mathematics 558th31st83rd1st
Social Sciences +847th143rd225th10th

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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