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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
Overall percentile
Research percentile
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 AmericaIBEROAMERICAUruguay
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +502nd52nd125th1st
Arts and Humanities +547th46th103rd1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 722nd40th167th2nd
Business, Management and Accounting 801st64th133rd1st
Chemistry 717th52nd181st1st
Computer Science 660th37th106th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences +467th79th138th1st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 565th39th90th1st
Energy 624th84th160th1st
Engineering +611th96th168th1st
Environmental Science 538th80th155th2nd
Mathematics 590th43rd98th1st
Medicine +677th34th137th1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 698th64th159th1st
Physics and Astronomy 613th50th129th1st
Psychology 665th73rd136th1st
Social Sciences +687th42nd111th1st
Veterinary 372nd44th68th1st

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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