Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso: Rankings

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The Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso ranked 7th in Chile and 1524th in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 17 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 8,651 publications and 74,643 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 16 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#1524 of 14,160In the World
#70 of 1,756In Latin America
#7 of 60In Chile
#2 of 4In Valparaiso
#335 of 1,011For Theoretical Physics
#406 of 1,127For Philosophy
#442 of 1,013For Oceanography
#1437 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#2417 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top50%For 14 other topics

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Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso ranked 8th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Chile and 1417th in the World with 1,290 publications made and 5,021 citations received. Main research topics: Sociology, Political Science, Demography, Philosophy, Education Majors.

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#8 of 29In Chile
#81 of 366In Latin America
#1417 of 5,152In the World

Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
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199500
199600
199700
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2004119
2005172
20062221
20071610
20082316
20092828
20105124
20115952
20124928
20135423
20148654
20159171
201613367
201797105
2018145166
2019143102
2020185203

Biology

The Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso ranked 9th for Biology in Chile and 1653rd in the World with 1,260 publications made and 18,444 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Botany, Nutrition and Food Science, Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation, Horticulture.

RankRanking
#9 of 28In Chile
#102 of 324In Latin America
#1653 of 4,578In the World

Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199114
199200
199320
199400
1995311
199600
199710
199800
199947
200010
200132
200230
2003734
200497
20051418
20061842
20072558
20082242
20094141
201049129
201166150
201275160
201375166
201476384
201583263
2016118290
2017119289
2018121288
2019112274
2020147344
SpecialityChile rankLatin America rankWorld rank
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation641474
Biotechnology332562
Horticulture792775
Entomology778964
Nutrition and Food Science879978
Forestry101451005
Zoology101041077
Virology8821119
Microbiology8701185
Botany101081295
Biochemistry8601341
Agricultural Science91191404
Molecular Biology8791445

Physics

The Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso ranked 6th for Physics in Chile and 1762nd in the World with 1,049 publications made and 14,721 citations received. Main research topics: Theoretical Physics, Materials Science, Quantum and Particle physics, Astrophysics and Astronomy, Optical Engineering.

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#6 of 25In Chile
#74 of 232In Latin America
#1762 of 4,160In the World

Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
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20041213
20051918
20062346
20072447
20082543
20093589
20103873
20114266
20123657
201358144
201472222
201568124
201675272
201764211
2018100398
2019140766
2020145779
SpecialityChile rankLatin America rankWorld rank
Theoretical Physics420335
Astrophysics and Astronomy937733
Quantum and Particle physics651847
Optical Engineering6691760
Materials Science6992306

Environmental Science

The Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso ranked 8th for Environmental Science in Chile and 1359th in the World with 1,032 publications made and 13,545 citations received. Main research topics: Geography and Cartography, Ecology, Oceanography, Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation, Geology.

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#8 of 28In Chile
#92 of 333In Latin America
#1359 of 4,129In the World

Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199020
199114
199210
199300
199400
199543
199600
199711
199810
199920
200000
200121
200230
200384
2004106
20051249
20061321
20071934
20081711
20093647
20104255
201156136
201255122
20135287
201480292
201568207
2016107232
2017104275
201868172
201986289
2020122351

Chemistry

The Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso ranked 8th for Chemistry in Chile and 1981st in the World with 957 publications made and 13,357 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Biochemistry, Nutrition and Food Science, Inorganic Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry.

RankRanking
#8 of 28In Chile
#87 of 279In Latin America
#1981 of 4,409In the World

Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199014
199100
199210
199310
199400
199500
199610
199700
199821
199937
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200121
200221
200353
200456
20051617
20062464
20072856
20082334
20094266
20105073
201156118
201249145
201357119
201458156
201563162
201669215
201774208
201873218
201991217
2020105305

Engineering

The Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso ranked 6th for Engineering in Chile and 2045th in the World with 885 publications made and 10,801 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Optical Engineering, Operations Research.

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#6 of 28In Chile
#84 of 298In Latin America
#2045 of 4,716In the World

Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
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199210
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199510
199610
199700
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199927
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200221
2003418
200441
2005112
20061827
20072540
20081920
20094092
20103062
20113864
201239109
201358101
201461116
201570244
201673142
201767147
201886174
2019101198
202088308

Computer Science

The Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso ranked 6th for Computer Science in Chile and 2150th in the World with 492 publications made and 3,469 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Human-Computer Interaction, Software Engineering, UX/UI Desgin.

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#6 of 26In Chile
#84 of 273In Latin America
#2150 of 4,494In the World

Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
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200675
2007158
2008132
20091420
2010816
2011109
20121816
20133233
20143547
20154358
20165567
201739101
201875129
201950150
202055127
SpecialityChile rankLatin America rankWorld rank
UX/UI Desgin324799
Human-Computer Interaction330880
Software Engineering454966
Artificial Intelligence (AI)6811985

Medicine

The Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso ranked 13th for Medicine in Chile and 2612th in the World with 462 publications made and 4,107 citations received. Main research topics: Sports / Exercise science, Virology, Ophthalmology, Social Work.

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#13 of 28In Chile
#176 of 340In Latin America
#2612 of 4,839In the World

Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
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200421
200525
2006310
200789
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200978
20101416
20111620
20121952
20132629
20142955
20153648
201643127
20174592
201846113
20194597
202079129
SpecialityChile rankLatin America rankWorld rank
Social Work322723
Ophthalmology345975
Sports / Exercise science873988
Virology8821119

Mathematics

The Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso ranked 6th for Mathematics in Chile and 1434th in the World with 407 publications made and 4,144 citations received. Main research topics: Math Teachers, Statistics, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research.

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#6 of 21In Chile
#50 of 187In Latin America
#1434 of 3,475In the World

Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso
Mathematics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199510
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199700
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1999110
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200210
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200411
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200624
20071320
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20091553
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20111536
20121125
20132120
20142817
20154669
20163234
20174267
201849110
20194898
20203870
SpecialityChile rankLatin America rankWorld rank
Operations Research325880
Math Teachers3241104
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics5371119
Applied Mathematics7501221
Statistics6531227

Psychology

The Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso ranked 8th for Psychology in Chile and 1859th in the World with 362 publications made and 2,019 citations received. Main research topics: Education Majors, Social Psychology, Special Education, Social Work.

RankRanking
#8 of 23In Chile
#87 of 264In Latin America
#1859 of 3,753In the World

Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
200220
200320
200429
200500
200641
200733
200851
200967
201078
20111333
2012136
20132015
20144343
20152436
20163937
20173325
20183874
20194334
20204324
SpecialityChile rankLatin America rankWorld rank
Social Work322723
Education Majors349849
Special Education352927
Social Psychology9881703

Business

The Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso ranked 5th for Business in Chile and 1808th in the World with 358 publications made and 3,528 citations received. Main research topics: Operations Research, Supply Chain Management, Construction Management.

RankRanking
#5 of 23In Chile
#69 of 266In Latin America
#1808 of 4,080In the World

Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
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199700
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200210
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2004320
200531
200632
2007126
20081432
2009742
20101327
20111020
20121327
20131711
20143238
20152557
20163619
20174173
20182963
20194250
20204323
SpecialityChile rankLatin America rankWorld rank
Operations Research325880
Supply Chain Management329908
Construction Management332988

Art & Design

The Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso ranked 3rd for Art & Design in Chile and 1409th in the World with 210 publications made and 850 citations received. Main research topics: Creative Writing, Literature, Art History, UX/UI Desgin, Performing arts.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and therefore prefers institutions researching arts through computer science.

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#3 of 14In Chile
#54 of 177In Latin America
#1409 of 2,801In the World

Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso
Art & Design Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
200410
200530
200620
200761
200871
200941
2010410
2011151
201262
2013154
2014122
20151525
20162827
20171528
20182840
20192338
20202011
SpecialityChile rankLatin America rankWorld rank
Photography334779
UX/UI Desgin324799
Creative Writing451869
Art History359876
Literature445918
Performing arts7102955
Sculpture6651065
Painting and Drawing6651065

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for the Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso

SpecialityChileLatin AmericaWorld Rank
Economics9711711