Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Minas GeraisUniversity


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Foundation: 1958

Mission: To promote human and social development, contributing to the humanist and scientific formation of competent professionals, based on the values of ethics and solidarity and commitment to the common good, through the production and dissemination of sciences, arts and culture, interdisciplinarity and integration between the University and society.

Vision: To be a Catholic educational institution increasingly recognized for its capacity to generate knowledge and innovations, as well as to promote social inclusion and consolidate national and international alliances, acting in the various areas of knowledge with efficiency, agility and with an adequate dimension in its academic-administrative structure, ensuring its contemporaneity, quality and sustainability.

History: www.pucminas.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 areas/categories

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 +725th209th423rd309th111th
Arts and Humanities 607th92nd158th155th39th
Computer Science 743rd91st340th165th48th
Dentistry 324th48th72nd60th41st
Energy 712th136th460th214th60th
Engineering +570th61st300th132nd37th
Environmental Science 483rd38th273rd108th16th
Medicine 831st141st390th272nd83rd
Psychology 664th72nd140th135th36th
Social Sciences +819th119th293rd200th56th
Veterinary 642nd134th173rd172nd80th

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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