Universidad VeracruzanaUniversity


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Foundation: 1944

Mission: The Universidad Veracruzana is a public and autonomous institution of higher education, which develops its functions of teaching, research, dissemination and creation of culture and extension of university services in the various areas of knowledge in science and technology, humanism, arts and culture with quality, relevance, equity, ethics and in permanent linkage with different social sectors to influence the social development of the state of Veracruz. To this end, it carries out its activities with social responsibility, commitment to transparency and accountability, with sustainable development policies that contribute to the achievement of a more productive, fair and safe society.

Vision: Universidad Veracruzana is a leading institution of higher education, with regional, national and international presence, socially responsible, innovative, intercultural and inclusive, with a systemic and complex vision, which contributes to sustainable development, distinguished by its contributions in the transfer of science and technology, respect and promotion of culture; as well as for the effective link with the social and productive sectors; with an efficient and effective management at the service of academia, forming an institution that promotes ethical behaviour, human rights, art and creativity, integral health, gender equity and respect for cultural diversity, for the formation of ethical and competent citizens at the local and global level.

History: www.uv.mx


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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)

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 AmericaIBEROAMERICAOECDMexico
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 707th104th203rd639th20th
Arts and Humanities 573rd93rd146th535th9th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 999th165th324th909th45th
Chemistry 891st152nd264th770th33rd
Computer Science 749th123rd195th642nd26th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 590th132nd202nd522nd24th
Energy 705th126th206th579th31st
Engineering 711th120th193rd596th27th
Environmental Science 703rd152nd242nd610th31st
Mathematics 722nd120th194th622nd30th
Medicine 812th127th238th762nd30th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 990th147th267th871st33rd
Psychology 836th96th173rd792nd11th
Social Sciences 742nd106th175th662nd18th

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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