Universidad de los Andes, VenezuelaUniversity


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Foundation: 1785

Mission: The University of the Andes is fundamentally a community of spiritual interests that brings together professors and students in the task of seeking truth and strengthening the transcendental values of man, open to all currents of universal thought.

Vision: The Universidad de Los Andes is an institution in permanent process of change, transformation, growth and development, based on the culture of quality and excellence, planning, multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary, and corporate leadership; with a dynamic, deconcentrated and flexible structure, whose academic, research and extension autonomy tends to the development of knowledge and the solution of environmental problems.

History: ula.ve


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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 AmericaIBEROAMERICAVenezuela
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 794th168th271st2nd
Chemistry 873rd145th257th3rd
Computer Science 625th42nd106th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 574th120th190th3rd
Environmental Science 636th103rd191st2nd
Physics and Astronomy 306th2nd11th1st
Social Sciences 704th79th144th1st

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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