Universidad de GuayaquilUniversity


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Foundation: 1867

Mission: To generate, disseminate and preserve scientific, technological and humanistic knowledge and cultural knowledge in a critical and creative way and for social innovation, through the functions of training, research and linkage with society, strengthening professionally and ethically the talent of the nation and the promotion of good living, within the framework of sustainability, justice and peace.

Vision: To be an institution of Higher Education with national and international prospective leadership in the field of its scientific, technological and humanistic domains; committed to cognitive democracy, dialogue of knowledge, sustainable development and social innovation.

History: www.ug.edu.ec


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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)

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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