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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 2760th135th365th2nd
Arts and Humanities 1540th121st208th1st
Business, Management and Accounting 2522nd156th256th12th
Computer Science 3665th174th321st6th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 2084th76th180th2nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1989th111th195th5th
Energy 2955th128th251st6th
Engineering 3463rd164th293rd7th
Environmental Science 3311th155th348th4th
Mathematics 3222nd144th245th8th
Medicine 5056th351st715th6th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 4182nd261st533rd8th
Psychology 1982nd127th252nd3rd
Social Sciences +2922nd187th326th8th

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?

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  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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