Universidade de Caxias do SulUniversity


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Foundation: 1969

Mission: To produce, systematize and socialize knowledge with quality and relevance to sustainable development.

Vision: Being indispensable for knowledge-based development.

History: www.ucs.br


Overall percentile


Research percentile


Innovation percentile


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 AmericaBRIICSIBEROAMERICABrazil
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 736th125th299th226th57th
Arts and Humanities 595th102nd172nd157th46th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 936th122nd400th277th61st
Business, Management and Accounting 809th76th255th148th38th
Chemistry 869th144th522nd256th80th
Energy 567th46th299th118th19th
Environmental Science 582nd62nd315th148th25th
Medicine 835th147th360th258th86th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 865th101st376th209th58th
Social Sciences 779th138th276th209th71st

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 visualizatión 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.

Where is the institution located?

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