Universidad Central de VenezuelaUniversity


Venezuela in SCImago Media Rankings

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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 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 AmericaIBEROAMERICAVenezuela
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +2190th119th267th1st
Arts and Humanities 1586th118th196th1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4520th229th531st2nd
Chemistry 4311th237th445th1st
Dentistry 685th82nd107th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 1241st43rd103rd1st
Environmental Science 4185th282nd484th2nd
Medicine +3996th199th465th1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1879th44th155th1st
Social Sciences +2931st196th324th2nd

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 visualizatión 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.

Where is the institution located?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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