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

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Research percentile
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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 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 662nd161st259th4th
Arts and Humanities +517th33rd86th1st
Business, Management and Accounting 653rd26th76th1st
Chemistry 712th50th179th1st
Computer Science 697th57th131st1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 494th98th159th2nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 467th23rd61st2nd
Energy 534th39th104th1st
Engineering +565th56th127th1st
Environmental Science 590th120th199th1st
Mathematics 601st50th108th1st
Physics and Astronomy 667th88th168th1st
Psychology 528th23rd64th1st
Social Sciences +694th45th114th1st

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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