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Foundation: 1934

Mission: The conceptual core of USP's mission is Research and Teaching, understood not only as an investment in new discoveries, but also as a dissemination of renewed and traditional knowledge

Vision: To strengthen itself as a world-class university, strongly rooted in our history, contributing to the socio-economic and sustainable development of the country and responding in an increasingly qualified and innovative way to the desires of contemporary society, committed to the advancement of science, technology and culture to improve the quality of life.

Subordinate organizations:

  • Hospital de Reabilitacao de Anomalias Craniofaciais
  • Hospital Universitario da USP
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 +19th1st11th2nd1st
Arts and Humanities +86th3rd4th9th1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 140th1st27th4th1st
Business, Management and Accounting 33rd1st12th1st1st
Chemistry 589th1st126th30th1st
Computer Science 283rd1st69th8th1st
Dentistry 1st1st1st1st1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences +132nd2nd52nd3rd1st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 58th1st16th1st1st
Energy 348th1st125th12th1st
Engineering +306th1st80th7th1st
Environmental Science 99th1st54th6th1st
Mathematics 227th1st65th2nd1st
Medicine +54th1st10th3rd1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 27th1st15th2nd1st
Physics and Astronomy 559th2nd118th17th1st
Psychology 58th1st2nd1st1st
Social Sciences +49th1st6th1st1st
Veterinary 6th1st4th1st1st

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?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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