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

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 +629th131st226th11th
Business, Management and Accounting 839th88th161st4th
Computer Science 826th141st217th17th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 657th76th137th4th
Engineering 623rd105th177th8th
Social Sciences +852nd147th230th12th

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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