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Foundation: 1849

Mission: The University shall be responsible for higher education at all levels of culture, artistic education, qualification for the exercise of scientific professions and the exercise of other functions assigned to it by law. It is also responsible, through all its organs, in their respective fields of competence, for the enhancement, dissemination and defence of culture; for the promotion and protection of scientific research and artistic activities and for contributing to the study of problems of general interest and promoting public understanding thereof; for the defence of moral values and the principles of justice, freedom, social welfare, the rights of the human person and the democratic-republican form of government.

Vision: To be an institution of excellence, a reference in research, with national leadership and regional recognition in tertiary and higher education, promoting its principles of autonomy and democracy. To contribute with excellence, relevance and ethical values to the sustainable development of the country, in all its dimensions through the integration of education with research, innovation and extension and relations with the environment. To be an organization oriented towards continuous improvement in all its activities in order to achieve increasingly higher levels of performance in teaching, research, extension and relationship with the environment and management.

History: www.universidad.edu.uy

Subordinate organizations:

  • Clinica de Traumatologia y Ortopedia
  • Hospital de Clinicas Dr. Manuel Quintela


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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 AmericaIBEROAMERICAUruguay
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 619th61st148th1st
Arts and Humanities 526th60th110th1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 813th47th186th1st
Business, Management and Accounting 804th72nd144th1st
Chemistry 718th64th176th1st
Computer Science 663rd60th130th1st
Dentistry 474th62nd79th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 549th102nd171st1st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 567th42nd86th1st
Energy 626th77th154th1st
Engineering 654th94th166th1st
Environmental Science 604th78th164th1st
Mathematics 629th57th122nd1st
Medicine 687th42nd134th1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 666th38th105th1st
Physics and Astronomy 662nd53rd137th1st
Psychology 731st62nd136th1st
Social Sciences 668th58th121st1st
Veterinary 292nd21st41st1st

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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