The University of Chile is the main Chilean Institution in scientific and technological research.
This institution is responsible for a third of the scientific publications and also for the implementation of a high percentage of competitive research projects in most academic fields, including basic sciences, technologies, humanities, social sciences and arts.
- Publications: 12.037 scientific publications in international journals (ISI - WOS) from 2010 to 2016.
- 2.257 articles (ISI - WOS) generated in 2016
- Basic Research Projects: 105 projects financed by the National Fund for Science & Technology Development (FONDECYT) Regular of the National Commission for Science and Technology (CONICYT) in 2017.
- Rankings: First University of the country in production and impact of scientific publications, 9 in Latin america and 456 in the world (Rancking Scimagoir 2016).