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Foundation: 1808

Mission: The Federal University of Bahia, considering its public character and its great internal diversity, has the mission to produce and disseminate science, technology, art and culture, the basis for the solid formation of professionals, teachers and researchers who act within high standards of technical and ethical performance and are citizens committed to democracy and the promotion of social justice.

Vision: It is to be a University whose excellence in education is socially recognized and whose model of governance and management ensures conditions for continuous scientific, technological, artistic and cultural development, reconciling a growing international insertion and strong commitment to meet social, local and regional demands.

History: www.ufba.br


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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 622nd63rd204th150th28th
Arts and Humanities 514th51st107th100th24th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 872nd84th341st232nd40th
Business, Management and Accounting 724th38th186th101st20th
Chemistry 717th63rd382nd175th33rd
Computer Science 650th52nd258th120th26th
Dentistry 361st40th63rd55th34th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 503rd68th233rd136th30th
Energy 578th52nd307th124th24th
Engineering 615th66th288th138th33rd
Environmental Science 612th84th345th171st36th
Mathematics 653rd74th282nd144th36th
Medicine 633rd20th173rd94th11th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 659th36th209th102nd23rd
Physics and Astronomy 771st112th374th200th49th
Psychology 756th71st142nd146th33rd
Social Sciences 625th45th148th100th24th
Veterinary 364th43rd73rd69th26th

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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