Universidad de Puerto Rico, Rio PiedrasUniversity

Puerto Rico

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Foundation: 1903

Mission: To promote the integral formation of students through study programs that encourage: intellectual curiosity, critical capacity, continuous learning, effective communication, appreciation and cultivation of ethical and aesthetic values, participation in the processes of the Campus, as well as reflection and social responsibility. To promote graduate education of the highest quality whose core elements are research and creation, and which helps to strengthen undergraduate education. In addition, to provide post-baccalaureate programs for the training of professionals of the highest caliber, committed to the ideals and values of Puerto Rican society. To promote undergraduate education of excellence that offers an integral vision of knowledge. This should harmonize general education and specialized training, develop capacities for independent study and research. To develop teaching, research and community service integration in accordance with the historical and social reality of Puerto Rico, in harmony with its Caribbean and Latin American environment, and projecting itself to the international community. Enrich and strengthen the body of knowledge relevant to the consolidation of the Puerto Rican nationality, its history, language and culture. The development of the dissemination of knowledge at the international level will also be fostered. Develop innovative and relevant research, community service and continuing education programs that respond to and contribute to the academic and professional work of the Campus. These should also contribute to the transformation and continuous progress of Puerto Rican society, the analysis and formulation of solutions to the country's socioeconomic and political problems, and the improvement of the quality of life.

Vision: A university community, with a marked doctoral character and endowed with first class resources, dedicated to research, creation and dissemination of knowledge; committed to the integral formation of the student and lifelong learning; and recognized for the excellence of its contribution to the development and intellectual enrichment of Puerto Rican, Caribbean and world society.

History: www.uprrp.edu


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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

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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.

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