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

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 +653rd153rd352nd250th83rd
Arts and Humanities +545th45th112th102nd16th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 824th104th382nd251st48th
Business, Management and Accounting 689th34th176th87th19th
Chemistry 685th39th354th165th17th
Computer Science 616th22nd222nd84th12th
Dentistry 184th20th38th26th18th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 522nd121st326th183rd62nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 619th60th236th118th28th
Energy 659th105th409th181st45th
Engineering 539th40th269th109th18th
Environmental Science 622nd146th408th226th83rd
Mathematics 596th46th239th103rd21st
Medicine +676th33rd246th136th20th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 679th56th290th145th33rd
Psychology 516th21st66th61st12th
Social Sciences +755th72nd237th151st31st

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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