Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio Grande do SulUniversity


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Foundation: 1931

Mission: The PUCRS, based on human rights, the principles of Christianity and the Marist educational tradition, has as its mission to produce and spread knowledge and to promote human and professional formation, guided by quality and relevance, aiming at the development of a just and fraternal society.

Vision: In 2022, PUCRS, in accordance with its Mission, will become an international reference in Higher Education through Innovation and Social, Environmental, Scientific, Cultural and Economic Development.

History: www.pucrs.br


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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 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 756th142nd317th244th65th
Arts and Humanities 496th39th92nd86th16th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 814th48th289th187th24th
Business, Management and Accounting 782nd63rd231st133rd30th
Chemistry 706th56th371st168th30th
Computer Science 637th46th246th112th25th
Dentistry 253rd24th39th34th21st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 457th43rd191st102nd15th
Energy 649th94th374th172nd41st
Engineering 627th77th300th149th39th
Environmental Science 668th126th400th216th63rd
Mathematics 615th47th245th111th23rd
Medicine 711th59th245th155th35th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 832nd89th348th193rd52nd
Physics and Astronomy 777th115th380th203rd51st
Psychology 611th27th81st82nd13th
Social Sciences 693rd71st199th135th36th

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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