Universidade do Estado do Rio de JaneiroUniversity


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Foundation: 1950

Mission: The mission of the State University of Rio de Janeiro is to promote and disseminate the knowledge of science and technology, culture and the arts, through teaching, research and extension, within benchmarks of excellence in all fields of knowledge, maintaining an environment of respect for diversity and free debate of ideas, training professionals capable of constant critical learning, prepared to act based on ethical principles and with a view to the full exercise of citizenship, thus contributing to the sustainable development of society. As a public institution, its mission is based on principles of equality and plurality: it was also a forerunner in the implementation of the system for reserving entrance tickets via vestibular.

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History: www.uerj.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 758th144th319th246th66th
Arts and Humanities 494th38th91st85th15th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 882nd91st351st241st44th
Business, Management and Accounting 837th85th278th158th42nd
Chemistry 761st91st425th203rd49th
Computer Science 698th89th306th160th46th
Dentistry 180th18th29th26th16th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 533rd91st261st160th42nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 665th64th238th121st32nd
Energy 614th69th341st144th31st
Engineering 594th52nd268th123rd27th
Environmental Science 631st99th364th187th47th
Mathematics 620th50th250th115th25th
Medicine 692nd46th228th138th27th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 824th87th342nd189th51st
Physics and Astronomy 637th45th246th125th13th
Psychology 629th31st86th89th15th
Social Sciences 509th16th80th57th9th

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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