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


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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 832nd195th388th298th94th
Arts and Humanities 535th67th121st117th32nd
Business, Management and Accounting 785th64th234th134th31st
Computer Science 698th89th306th160th46th
Dentistry 437th55th83rd71st45th
Energy 649th94th374th172nd41st
Environmental Science 713th159th443rd249th81st
Mathematics 702nd104th329th178th47th
Medicine 805th122nd335th233rd69th
Psychology 809th90th167th166th42nd
Social Sciences 722nd93rd224th160th45th
Veterinary 575th107th146th140th66th

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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