|Name of the ranking (in English)||U-Sapiens Ranking|
|Name of the ranking (in original)||U-Sapiens Ranking|
|Scope of the ranking||general ranking|
|Name of person in charge of ranking||Carlos Roberto Peña Barrera|
|Website of the ranking||https://www.srg.com.co|
|First year of publication||2011|
|Most recent year of publication||2022|
|Date of last update||2023-05-06|
|Ranking organization||Sapiens Research Group|
The U-Sapiens Ranking is the classification of the best Colombian HEIs according to research indicators. These indicators are:
U-Sapiens Ranking is the oldest ranking published by Sapiens, it has been published twice a year since 2011. Apart from it, there a few more classifications published by Sapiens:
The ART-Sapiens Ranking is the classification of the best Colombian universities according to the production of scientific articles. It has been published every year since 2016, and the variables that are analyzed are the following: articles published in Colombian magazines (Col), in foreign magazines (Ext), written in Spanish (Esp), in English (Ing), and diversity or published in journals from how many countries (Div). In the 2022-2023 version, 245 HEIs were classified.
The DTI-Sapiens Ranking is the classification of the best Colombian universities according to indicators of technological development and innovation. It has been published every two years since 2017, and there are five indicators considered: Certified or validated technological products (TEC), Enterprise Products (EMP) , Regulations, Standards and Technical Regulations (RNL), Scientific and technological consultancies (CON), Copyrighted Works of Authors (MR). In the 2021 edition 230 HEIs were classified.
The GNC-Sapiens Ranking is the classification of the best Colombian universities according to indicators of generation of new knowledge. It has been published every two years since 2019, and five indicators are considered: Research result book (LIB), Research result book chapter (CAP), Patented technological products or products in the process of applying for a patent (PAT), Plant variety and new animal breed (VVR) and Creative works of art, architecture and desing (AAD). In the 2021 edition 252 HEIs were classified.
ASC SAPIENS RANKING
The ASC-Sapiens Ranking is the classification of the best Colombian universities according to indicators of social appropriation of knowledge. It has been published every two years since 2016. The ranking considers four indicators: Citizen participation in science, technology and innovation (PCI), Pedagogical strategies for the promotion of science, technology and innovation (EPF), Social communication of knowledge (CCO), and Circulation of specialized knowledge (CCE).