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Foundation: 1830

Mission: Promote access to universal culture and generate knowledge through research of excellence to contribute to Human Development and Buen Vivir del Ecuador. This mission is fulfilled through the formation of and postgraduate, from the practice of social and experimental research and the link with society, through a projection of the university in the international context.

Vision: By 2022, the Central University of Ecuador will be one of the best public universities in the country and the region, with careers and programs relevant in all areas of knowledge, with a solid foundation of internationalization, with a significant impact on Development Human and Good Living, through its training programs professional, research and social bonding.


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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 691st94th192nd4th
Computer Science 761st131st203rd15th
Environmental Science 586th64th150th3rd
Medicine 792nd111th221st2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 900th116th228th4th
Social Sciences 703rd78th143rd2nd
Veterinary 470th65th98th1st

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.

Where is the institution located?

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