Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Sao PauloUniversity


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Foundation: 1946

Mission: The Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo is fundamentally oriented towards the the principles of Christian doctrine and morality, ensuring, within the of these principles, the freedom of research, teaching and thought expression, always aiming at the accomplishment of its social function, considering the nature and the interest public of your activities. As a Catholic University, its mission is "to transmit the intensive and extensive culture of science and form the conscience of our men of today and of the future" mission which is symbolized in the coat of arms of the University: "Et augebitur scientia", science is completed by wisdom, for the conscience that possesses the truth and wants the good

Vision: PUC-SP is a community university, of a confessional character, with tradition in the scientific, cultural and humanistic development at local, regional and national level, marked by flexible academic activities, with references in excellence and quality academic and knowledge production, seeking international relevance and interacting with society through its peculiarities of commitment to democracy, the citizenship and social justice.

History: www.pucsp.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 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
Arts and Humanities +567th60th125th118th23rd
Business, Management and Accounting 904th120th339th196th56th
Medicine +839th148th397th279th88th
Psychology 655th66th132nd129th34th
Social Sciences +774th86th254th165th38th

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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