Pontificia Universidad Catolica del PeruUniversity


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Foundation: 1917

Mission: The Pontifical Catholic University of Peru: -It is a plural and tolerant academic community, respectful of freedom of conscience and religion, inspired by ethical, democratic and Catholic principles. -It offers a civic, humanistic, scientific and integral formation of excellence. -Contributes to the expansion of knowledge through research and innovation at an international level. -Promotes the creation and dissemination of culture and art, recognizing the multicultural nature of the country. -It is effectively and permanently linked to society and the environment, recognizing the diversity of the country and assuming its commitment to human and sustainable development.

Vision: To 2022, our university: -is a national and international academic reference in integral, multi- and interdisciplinary education. -It is recognized nationally and internationally for the quality of its research. -It stands out for its active and creative participation in critical reflection on current problems and in debates on their possible solutions.

History: www.pucp.edu.pe

Overall percentile
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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 AmericaIBEROAMERICAPeru
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +3376th224th466th6th
Arts and Humanities +720th25th73rd1st
Business, Management and Accounting 850th24th69th1st
Chemistry 2692nd53rd276th1st
Computer Science 2747th74th197th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 2206th87th195th3rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 858th22nd63rd1st
Energy 2417th69th180th3rd
Engineering +2414th63rd180th2nd
Environmental Science 2649th76th239th1st
Mathematics 2904th108th208th2nd
Medicine +2783rd81st281st1st
Physics and Astronomy 2573rd65th193rd1st
Psychology 817th28th79th2nd
Social Sciences +1033rd33rd97th1st

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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