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Foundation: 2009

Mission: The Federal University of the Southern Frontier has a mission: 1. Ensure access to higher education as a decisive factor for the development of the Mesoregion Grand Frontier Mercosur, professional qualification and social inclusion; 2. Develop teaching, research and extension activities, seeking the interaction and integration of the cities and states that make up the Mesoregion Grand Border Mercosur and its surroundings; 3. Promote integrated regional development - an essential condition to guarantee the permanence of graduated citizens in the Mesoregion Grand Frontier Mercosur and the reversal of the coastalisation process currently underway.

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History: www.uffs.edu.br


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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 752nd139th314th241st63rd
Environmental Science 731st171st459th261st87th
Veterinary 594th115th153rd148th72nd

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.

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