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Foundation: 1696

Mission: The mission of the Universidad Central de Venezuela is to create, assimilate and disseminate knowledge through research and teaching; to complete the integral formation initiated in the previous educational cycles; and to form the professional and technical teams that the nation needs for its development and progress.

Vision: To be the centre of national and international reference in the training of necessary human talent and in the generation, management and dissemination of knowledge.


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 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 AmericaIBEROAMERICAVenezuela
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 787th162nd265th1st
Arts and Humanities 541st69th119th1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 976th153rd310th1st
Chemistry 745th81st193rd1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 516th78th147th2nd
Medicine 789th108th218th1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 847th92nd198th1st
Social Sciences 729th96th163rd2nd

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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