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Foundation: 1867

Mission: The University of Cuenca is a public university, whose mission is to train professionals and scientists committed to improving the quality of life, in the context of interculturality and in harmony with nature. The University is based on academic quality, creativity and innovation, its capacity to respond to the scientific and human challenges of the time and an equitable, supportive and efficient regional, national and international society.

Vision: The University of Cuenca is projected as an institution with national and international recognition for its excellence in teaching with research and link with society; committed with the regional and national development plans; that promotes and leads a model of critical thinking in society.

History: www.ucuenca.edu.ec

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 +600th107th200th7th
Arts and Humanities 570th63rd121st1st
Computer Science 749th96th170th6th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 493rd97th158th6th
Energy 683rd118th194th8th
Engineering +625th106th178th9th
Environmental Science 573rd106th183rd5th
Mathematics 724th132nd198th8th
Medicine 863rd165th299th6th
Psychology 700th93rd163rd2nd
Social Sciences +834th132nd213th7th
Veterinary 621st129th165th2nd

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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