Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de JaneiroUniversity


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Foundation: 1941

Mission: PUC-Rio is an institution dedicated to teaching, research and extension. The Referential Framework5 is the official document that sets out the mission that outlines and guides the university's course and the commitments that must govern the behavior of each of its members. Based on the PUC-Rio statutes, the following mission is defined by the Referential Framework: Together with the values common to the entire University, PUC-Rio is especially committed to the cultivation of human values and Christian ethics and affirms the primacy of the person over things, of spirit over matter, of ethics over technique, so that science and technique are at the service of the human person. Furthermore, it is recognized as a space where dialogue between the knowledge of human reason and the Christian faith can be carried out.

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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 +704th196th402nd296th106th
Arts and Humanities +580th73rd137th131st29th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 865th135th422nd285th66th
Business, Management and Accounting 597th24th137th69th17th
Chemistry 812th110th470th244th57th
Computer Science 618th23rd223rd85th13th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +461st75th266th133rd32nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 483rd26th148th67th11th
Energy 593rd67th345th141st29th
Engineering +537th38th267th107th16th
Environmental Science 585th115th371st194th58th
Mathematics 568th36th214th88th17th
Medicine +833rd143rd392nd274th84th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 849th144th442nd256th77th
Physics and Astronomy 570th26th230th99th10th
Psychology 492nd17th58th55th9th
Social Sciences +718th52nd205th126th22nd

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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