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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 +617th120th214th1st
Arts and Humanities 596th85th146th2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 757th56th194th2nd
Chemistry 838th128th262nd1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 463rd77th135th1st
Environmental Science 620th145th225th2nd
Mathematics 699th116th180th2nd
Medicine +780th100th225th1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 763rd98th204th2nd
Physics and Astronomy 719th125th205th1st
Social Sciences 818th118th199th2nd

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.

Where is the institution located?

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