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Foundation: 1962

Mission: To be an innovative and inclusive university, committed to the essential purposes of teaching, research and extension, integrated for the formation of ethical and qualified citizens for professional practice and committed to the search for democratic solutions to national and international issues, through action of excellence.

Vision: To be a national reference in teaching, research and extension, with local, regional and international insertion, innovative, inclusive, transparent and democratic, with effective management and quality of life.

History: www.unb.br


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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 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 535th33rd142nd103rd17th
Arts and Humanities 421st20th58th52nd9th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 698th20th184th112th9th
Business, Management and Accounting 612th25th132nd77th13th
Chemistry 657th33rd322nd140th19th
Computer Science 562nd19th181st71st10th
Dentistry 256th25th40th35th22nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 468th48th200th110th18th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 321st7th71st20th4th
Energy 460th16th207th67th5th
Engineering 544th26th219th93rd11th
Environmental Science 480th23rd226th86th8th
Mathematics 578th30th211th89th15th
Medicine 632nd19th172nd93rd10th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 608th28th178th82nd20th
Physics and Astronomy 693rd72nd299th158th29th
Psychology 541st17th59th62nd9th
Social Sciences 421st13th59th40th7th
Veterinary 337th35th65th59th23rd

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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