Universidad San Francisco de QuitoUniversity


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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


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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 area

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 606th56th141st1st
Arts and Humanities 605th105th160th2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 823rd54th194th1st
Computer Science 710th98th169th10th
Energy 707th127th207th8th
Engineering 524th21st84th1st
Environmental Science 626th94th182nd5th
Mathematics 758th143rd218th12th
Medicine 806th123rd234th3rd
Physics and Astronomy 730th90th178th4th
Social Sciences 769th129th199th8th

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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