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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

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 +1730th44th345th202nd23rd
Arts and Humanities +564th19th52nd55th9th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2451st37th432nd234th19th
Business, Management and Accounting 679th18th124th54th11th
Chemistry 2763rd58th642nd283rd27th
Computer Science 1153rd13th210th58th7th
Dentistry 212th20th41st34th19th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +2121st79th567th184th38th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 647th15th134th45th9th
Energy 1275th14th358th71st8th
Engineering +1174th13th260th65th7th
Environmental Science 1448th23rd417th102nd9th
Mathematics 1742nd32nd375th92nd16th
Medicine +1779th31st340th144th16th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1037th18th211th71st12th
Physics and Astronomy 2351st48th540th171st19th
Psychology 527th8th44th37th4th
Social Sciences +364th12th51st31st6th
Veterinary 447th40th92nd66th23rd

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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