Universidade de Passo FundoUniversity


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Foundation: 1968

Mission: To produce and disseminate knowledge that promotes the improvement of the quality of life and train competent citizens, with a critical, ethical and humanist posture, prepared to act as agents of transformation.

Vision: To consolidate itself as a regional community university, non-state public, of excellence, through the recognition of its quality, academic values, social commitment and innovative and sustainable actions.

History: www.upf.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 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 804th176th363rd279th86th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 975th152nd436th309th79th
Business, Management and Accounting 776th59th225th129th26th
Dentistry 329th32nd54th47th26th
Energy 454th15th201st64th4th
Environmental Science 572nd55th306th141st22nd
Medicine 811th126th341st237th73rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 997th148th483rd268th85th
Social Sciences 773rd133rd270th203rd67th
Veterinary 429th58th97th87th33rd

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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