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The University of Antioquia ranked 2nd in Colombia, 769th in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 50% across 133 research topics. The University of Antioquia ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 35,674 academic publications and 247,714 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 32 notable alumni.

Ranking Category
#769 of 14,131 In the World
#29 of 1,756 In Latin America
#2 of 190 In Colombia
#1 of 22 In Medellin
#141 of 6,416 For Philosophy
#274 of 1,734 For Veterinary
#275 of 2,092 For Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
#826 of 7,446 For Alumni Impact
#1188 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 130 other topics

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Liberal Arts & Social Sciences rankings

The University of Antioquia ranked 2nd for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Colombia and 337th in the World with 22,033 publications made and 93,087 citations received. Main research topics: Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology, Law, History.

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences ranking Location
#2 of 50 In Colombia
#22 of 440 In Latin America
#337 of 6,939 In the World

University of Antioquia
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Liberal Arts & Social Sciences publications Liberal Arts & Social Sciences citations
1990 72 14
1991 67 19
1992 66 19
1993 82 18
1994 75 23
1995 96 38
1996 123 29
1997 136 65
1998 184 86
1999 171 91
2000 189 155
2001 230 208
2002 241 233
2003 277 277
2004 299 344
2005 385 490
2006 400 645
2007 486 784
2008 748 1066
2009 898 1461
2010 1026 1720
2011 1164 2258
2012 1330 2918
2013 1341 3472
2014 1231 4123
2015 1293 4484
2016 1137 4296
2017 1430 4943
2018 1163 5461
2019 1129 6468
2020 1283 8876
2021 1313 12735
2022 1098 11850

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of Antioquia in various areas of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences.

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences subfield Colombia ranking Latin America ranking World rank
Philosophy 2 19 141
Intellectual Property and Patent Law 1 2 285
Forensic Science 1 8 298
Political Science 2 21 452
Genealogy 1 10 453
Human Rights Law 7 36 527
Demography 1 20 583
Sports / Exercise science 1 40 617
Political Economy 3 19 620
Sociology 2 32 650
Library and Information science 1 15 678
Occupational Safety and Health 4 22 794
Anthropology 2 29 825
Criminology and Criminal Justice 5 28 866
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 6 27 902
Public Policy / Administration 3 41 909
Law 2 27 986
History 2 36 993
International Law 10 42 1013
Urban and Regional planning 6 40 1020
Archaeology 2 39 1048
Education Majors 2 38 1083
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies 4 33 1086
Linguistics 2 36 1128
Art History 4 55 1161
Gender Studies 4 55 1183
Aesthetics 3 49 1231
Communications and Public Relations 4 37 1495
Classics and Ancient History 7 59 1640

Biology rankings

The University of Antioquia ranked 2nd for Biology in Colombia and 906th in the World with 14,173 publications made and 180,317 citations received. Main research topics: Genetics, Biochemistry, Immunology, Paleontology, Botany.

Biology ranking Location
#2 of 48 In Colombia
#35 of 427 In Latin America
#906 of 6,663 In the World

University of Antioquia
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Biology publications Biology citations
1990 16 62
1991 17 67
1992 13 76
1993 16 81
1994 14 60
1995 23 72
1996 29 130
1997 38 245
1998 63 302
1999 66 321
2000 93 396
2001 99 396
2002 109 512
2003 144 638
2004 184 779
2005 175 966
2006 238 1317
2007 311 1551
2008 454 2016
2009 507 2742
2010 571 3238
2011 601 4129
2012 721 5261
2013 693 6350
2014 766 7534
2015 728 8668
2016 807 9547
2017 989 10985
2018 848 12051
2019 932 14514
2020 1100 18763
2021 1220 27060
2022 1088 26716

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of Antioquia in various areas of Biology.

Biology subfield Colombia ranking Latin America ranking World rank
Entomology 1 15 302
Virology 1 14 429
Forestry 2 51 462
Zoology 2 43 497
Molecular Biology 1 12 555
Microbiology 1 27 556
Animal Science 2 63 559
Immunology 1 13 563
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 2 45 656
Botany 2 45 736
Horticulture 2 77 762
Toxicology 2 49 763
Nutrition and Food Science 2 54 777
Astrobiology 3 20 805
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 10 48 815
Genetics 1 25 883
Pharmacology 1 30 895
Evolutionary Biology 2 26 896
Paleontology 2 43 930
Biotechnology 2 45 951
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 1 25 962
Oncology and Cancer research 1 25 974
Biochemistry 2 32 993
Neuroscience 1 27 996
Agricultural Science 2 74 1011
Nanotechnology 2 38 1307
Biophysics 4 61 1477

Medicine rankings

The University of Antioquia ranked 1st for Medicine in Colombia and 741st in the World with 11,922 publications made and 142,005 citations received. Main research topics: Pathology, Immunology, Psychiatry, Surgery, Public Health.

Medicine ranking Location
#1 of 48 In Colombia
#22 of 423 In Latin America
#741 of 6,552 In the World

University of Antioquia
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Medicine publications Medicine citations
1990 27 45
1991 23 50
1992 17 51
1993 16 54
1994 21 47
1995 24 53
1996 27 108
1997 39 191
1998 62 252
1999 67 258
2000 64 345
2001 78 362
2002 94 458
2003 130 554
2004 153 683
2005 159 868
2006 219 1150
2007 267 1329
2008 413 1666
2009 392 2146
2010 460 2390
2011 479 3073
2012 597 3942
2013 609 4694
2014 641 5669
2015 656 6552
2016 662 7139
2017 728 7954
2018 697 8947
2019 726 10539
2020 927 13900
2021 1054 20590
2022 958 20421

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of Antioquia in various areas of Medicine.

Medicine subfield Colombia ranking Latin America ranking World rank
Veterinary 1 27 274
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) 1 25 275
Forensic Science 1 8 298
Epidemiology 1 14 351
Plastic Surgery 2 17 357
Virology 1 14 429
Dermatology 1 18 431
Family medicine 1 16 483
Pediatrics 1 21 501
Dentistry 1 33 528
Immunology 1 13 563
Public Health 1 20 582
Orthodontics 2 33 589
Sports / Exercise science 1 40 617
Critical Care Nursing 1 20 625
Neurosurgery 2 20 644
Pathology 1 19 661
Gastroenterology and Hepatology 1 20 666
Respiratory Therapy 2 31 683
Occupational Therapy 1 22 695
Urology 1 25 709
Nursing 1 30 719
Surgery 1 20 724
Healthcare Management (MHA) 2 26 727
Gerontology 3 57 746
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine 2 18 746
Toxicology 2 49 763
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 10 48 815
Audiology 1 27 826
Optometry 2 22 828
Cosmetology 1 31 834
Radiology and Nuclear medicine 1 25 843
Medical Physics 2 27 852
Health Science 1 32 872
Clinical Psychology 2 24 873
Pharmacology 1 30 895
Psychiatry 1 26 900
Anesthesiology 1 36 922
Cardiology 1 29 923
Anatomy and Physiology 2 37 942
Oncology and Cancer research 1 25 974
Ophthalmology 3 30 990
Sports Medicine 1 38 994
Radiation Therapy 2 31 995
Physical Therapy 1 40 1075
Biomedical Engineering 4 47 1282
Pharmacy 4 50 1461

Environmental Science rankings

The University of Antioquia ranked 2nd for Environmental Science in Colombia and 846th in the World with 10,625 publications made and 105,161 citations received. Main research topics: Geography and Cartography, Geology, Ecology, Paleontology, Environmental Management.

Environmental Science ranking Location
#2 of 48 In Colombia
#38 of 424 In Latin America
#846 of 6,683 In the World

University of Antioquia
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Environmental Science publications Environmental Science citations
1990 15 34
1991 14 39
1992 10 35
1993 12 44
1994 16 32
1995 25 45
1996 28 51
1997 29 76
1998 51 101
1999 49 137
2000 56 134
2001 63 180
2002 73 197
2003 99 292
2004 125 331
2005 141 400
2006 167 534
2007 241 720
2008 323 1031
2009 425 1428
2010 444 1644
2011 473 2265
2012 572 2842
2013 548 3562
2014 625 4429
2015 570 4909
2016 585 5282
2017 799 6127
2018 602 6576
2019 678 8323
2020 752 11000
2021 873 15795
2022 710 15170

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of Antioquia in various areas of Environmental Science.

Chemistry rankings

The University of Antioquia ranked 2nd for Chemistry in Colombia and 1068th in the World with 9,902 publications made and 152,581 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Physical chemistry.

Chemistry ranking Location
#2 of 48 In Colombia
#31 of 403 In Latin America
#1068 of 6,327 In the World

University of Antioquia
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Chemistry publications Chemistry citations
1990 8 40
1991 12 48
1992 9 66
1993 9 56
1994 13 56
1995 19 61
1996 18 110
1997 33 192
1998 41 251
1999 56 278
2000 62 337
2001 74 330
2002 84 425
2003 103 499
2004 134 643
2005 139 771
2006 175 1006
2007 234 1211
2008 318 1653
2009 363 2308
2010 404 2667
2011 437 3393
2012 454 4249
2013 456 5326
2014 524 6066
2015 487 7281
2016 570 8017
2017 675 8846
2018 598 9866
2019 674 12092
2020 769 15023
2021 869 21448
2022 779 21431

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of Antioquia in various areas of Chemistry.

Chemistry subfield Colombia ranking Latin America ranking World rank
Radiochemistry 2 27 644
Nutrition and Food Science 2 54 777
Computational Chemistry 1 29 821
Biochemical Engineering 2 35 833
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 1 35 904
Biochemistry 2 32 993
Physical chemistry 2 28 998
Environmental Chemistry 2 35 1018
Inorganic Chemistry 2 31 1038
Chemical Engineering 2 31 1088
Organic Chemistry 2 36 1126
Materials Science 2 38 1260
Nanotechnology 2 38 1307
Pharmacy 4 50 1461
Petrology and Geochemistry 6 85 1626

Engineering rankings

The University of Antioquia ranked 2nd for Engineering in Colombia and 1293rd in the World with 7,513 publications made and 93,943 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering.

Engineering ranking Location
#2 of 49 In Colombia
#38 of 412 In Latin America
#1293 of 6,555 In the World

University of Antioquia
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Engineering publications Engineering citations
1990 6 24
1991 8 29
1992 8 40
1993 4 36
1994 7 38
1995 11 38
1996 7 48
1997 15 69
1998 26 75
1999 33 98
2000 42 121
2001 51 150
2002 46 198
2003 74 213
2004 77 286
2005 95 368
2006 109 419
2007 171 609
2008 228 779
2009 295 1113
2010 295 1466
2011 332 2045
2012 350 2620
2013 362 3219
2014 397 3739
2015 422 4480
2016 444 4870
2017 531 5745
2018 472 6456
2019 556 8139
2020 573 10085
2021 695 14750
2022 569 14574

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of Antioquia in various areas of Engineering.

Physics rankings

The University of Antioquia ranked 3rd for Physics in Colombia and 1255th in the World with 6,893 publications made and 82,627 citations received. Main research topics: Quantum and Particle physics, Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Astrophysics and Astronomy.

Physics ranking Location
#3 of 47 In Colombia
#43 of 402 In Latin America
#1255 of 6,484 In the World

University of Antioquia
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Physics publications Physics citations
1990 7 25
1991 9 28
1992 8 41
1993 5 35
1994 8 40
1995 10 41
1996 11 47
1997 14 65
1998 30 74
1999 34 101
2000 47 125
2001 52 165
2002 48 220
2003 75 236
2004 73 315
2005 96 389
2006 108 455
2007 159 658
2008 227 770
2009 277 1139
2010 267 1409
2011 308 1991
2012 314 2424
2013 325 2991
2014 355 3356
2015 367 4149
2016 415 4437
2017 463 5089
2018 428 5749
2019 498 7002
2020 528 8955
2021 609 12660
2022 534 12714

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of Antioquia in various areas of Physics.

Physics subfield Colombia ranking Latin America ranking World rank
Atomic and Molecular physics 1 23 789
Astrobiology 3 20 805
Medical Physics 2 27 852
Nuclear Physics 3 31 941
Theoretical Physics 3 54 962
Condensed Matter Physics 2 35 1000
Applied/Engineering Physics 2 21 1071
Astrophysics and Astronomy 3 40 1079
Optical Engineering 3 37 1239
Materials Science 2 38 1260
Nanotechnology 2 38 1307
Quantum and Particle physics 3 46 1334
Acoustical Engineering 3 40 1355
Biophysics 4 61 1477

Computer Science rankings

The University of Antioquia ranked 2nd for Computer Science in Colombia and 1290th in the World with 5,915 publications made and 65,988 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Neuroscience, Machine Learning, Telecommunications, Bioinformatics and Computational biology.

Computer Science ranking Location
#2 of 48 In Colombia
#40 of 406 In Latin America
#1290 of 6,597 In the World

University of Antioquia
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Computer Science publications Computer Science citations
1990 7 15
1991 1 11
1992 3 14
1993 7 12
1994 4 11
1995 6 19
1996 6 37
1997 8 69
1998 14 90
1999 25 82
2000 32 107
2001 31 111
2002 32 131
2003 44 185
2004 49 221
2005 62 282
2006 68 327
2007 108 463
2008 152 599
2009 184 782
2010 217 921
2011 249 1303
2012 292 1800
2013 297 2133
2014 348 2674
2015 343 3124
2016 388 3637
2017 418 4302
2018 368 4963
2019 446 5795
2020 442 7630
2021 594 11123
2022 483 11149

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of Antioquia in various areas of Computer Science.

Computer Science subfield Colombia ranking Latin America ranking World rank
Library and Information science 1 15 678
Human-Computer Interaction 3 29 846
Computational Linguistics 2 19 846
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 1 25 962
Blockchain and Cryptography 1 26 984
Neuroscience 1 27 996
Computer Engineering 3 43 1292
Computer Networking 3 38 1308
Computer Graphics 3 47 1311
Management Information Systems 4 47 1413
Cognitive Science 3 37 1414
Cyber Security 4 45 1482
Telecommunications 3 45 1491
Machine Learning 3 54 1509
Computer Vision 4 57 1618
Software Engineering 6 83 1678
Data Science 6 73 1700
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 4 61 1706
Multimedia 8 74 1790

Psychology rankings

The University of Antioquia ranked 2nd for Psychology in Colombia and 1080th in the World with 4,365 publications made and 42,097 citations received. Main research topics: Psychiatry, Neuroscience, Social Psychology, Education Majors, Clinical Psychology.

Psychology ranking Location
#2 of 46 In Colombia
#29 of 392 In Latin America
#1080 of 6,353 In the World

University of Antioquia
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Psychology publications Psychology citations
1990 4 16
1991 5 11
1992 3 14
1993 4 13
1994 3 10
1995 3 15
1996 5 45
1997 2 75
1998 16 82
1999 17 87
2000 23 117
2001 21 116
2002 27 157
2003 47 196
2004 41 230
2005 44 285
2006 56 360
2007 90 437
2008 128 499
2009 120 641
2010 156 747
2011 177 950
2012 225 1265
2013 218 1468
2014 263 1777
2015 261 2020
2016 276 2357
2017 288 2790
2018 275 3088
2019 283 3731
2020 350 4942
2021 415 7903
2022 373 7849

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of Antioquia in various areas of Psychology.

Psychology subfield Colombia ranking Latin America ranking World rank
Occupational Therapy 1 22 695
Clinical Psychology 2 24 873
Psychiatry 1 26 900
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 6 27 902
Neuroscience 1 27 996
Sexology 4 63 1018
Child Psychology 3 39 1074
Education Majors 2 38 1083
Cognitive Science 3 37 1414
Social Psychology 3 45 1420

Mathematics rankings

The University of Antioquia ranked 2nd for Mathematics in Colombia and 1223rd in the World with 3,239 publications made and 29,873 citations received. Main research topics: Statistics, Math Teachers, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Blockchain and Cryptography, Applied Mathematics.

Mathematics ranking Location
#2 of 45 In Colombia
#40 of 383 In Latin America
#1223 of 6,132 In the World

University of Antioquia
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Mathematics publications Mathematics citations
1990 1 3
1991 1 1
1992 1 1
1993 1 3
1994 1 4
1995 1 6
1996 2 4
1997 3 12
1998 5 15
1999 19 26
2000 17 21
2001 17 42
2002 17 40
2003 35 54
2004 30 73
2005 42 112
2006 40 132
2007 62 203
2008 74 241
2009 85 312
2010 113 415
2011 137 560
2012 164 700
2013 158 958
2014 169 1103
2015 180 1296
2016 202 1453
2017 216 1624
2018 181 1917
2019 227 2475
2020 263 3232
2021 370 4974
2022 307 5212

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of Antioquia in various areas of Mathematics.

Mathematics subfield Colombia ranking Latin America ranking World rank
Blockchain and Cryptography 1 26 984
Math Teachers 1 20 1009
Statistics 2 41 1231
Operations Research 7 55 1559
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 7 75 2008
Applied Mathematics 7 91 2073

Economics rankings

The University of Antioquia ranked 3rd for Economics in Colombia and 1117th in the World with 1,914 publications made and 14,735 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, Finance, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Political Economy, International Trade.

Economics ranking Location
#3 of 46 In Colombia
#31 of 365 In Latin America
#1117 of 5,789 In the World

University of Antioquia
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Economics publications Economics citations
1990 0 3
1991 1 1
1992 0 2
1993 2 7
1994 2 9
1995 0 3
1996 2 5
1997 1 7
1998 7 10
1999 8 15
2000 7 13
2001 10 28
2002 5 25
2003 17 33
2004 13 41
2005 28 41
2006 24 50
2007 46 99
2008 81 109
2009 79 144
2010 82 170
2011 100 277
2012 125 361
2013 99 490
2014 116 540
2015 139 646
2016 108 574
2017 110 610
2018 103 709
2019 107 858
2020 145 1317
2021 158 2218
2022 135 2205

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of Antioquia in various areas of Economics.

Economics subfield Colombia ranking Latin America ranking World rank
Political Economy 3 19 620
Development Studies 3 25 877
Environmental Economics 3 40 1189
Finance 3 33 1240
International Trade 8 47 1383
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 7 75 2008

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for the University of Antioquia

Speciality Colombia Latin America World Rank
Entrepreneurship 3 8 641
Photography 2 33 712
Creative Writing 3 30 760
Cinematography 3 77 769
Painting and Drawing 2 33 867
Sculpture 2 33 867
Illustration and Concept Art 3 34 890
Performing arts 3 40 906
Risk Management 6 26 990
Human Resource Management 2 23 1076
Literature 3 53 1237
Fashion Design 4 56 1264
Art & Design 4 53 1275
International Business 5 43 1388
Accounting 6 39 1461
Business 3 47 1483
Marketing 5 52 1559
Management 4 54 1597
Project Management 9 77 1660
Advertising 3 49 1709