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Foundation: 1988

Mission: The USFQ trains, educates, researches, and serves the community within the philosophy of the liberal arts, integrating all sectors of society.

Vision: USFQ will be a model university of education in the liberal arts, entrepreneurship, scientific, technological and cultural development for Latin America, recognized by the quality and leadership of its graduates.

History: www.usfq.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 +3911th326th575th10th
Arts and Humanities 2100th197th298th4th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4731st241st595th7th
Business, Management and Accounting 2339th141st237th9th
Chemistry 4456th251st489th6th
Computer Science 3865th199th350th9th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 2710th142nd264th5th
Energy 2898th121st244th5th
Engineering +2655th86th205th2nd
Environmental Science 3766th210th418th9th
Mathematics 3651st197th302nd10th
Medicine +4014th195th480th2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 3976th233rd500th6th
Physics and Astronomy 1730th17th117th1st
Psychology 2118th139th267th4th
Social Sciences 3058th204th342nd12th
Veterinary 1057th167th222nd2nd

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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