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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

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 +520th58th229th138th31st
Arts and Humanities +532nd37th105th94th13th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 811th94th370th239th42nd
Business, Management and Accounting 728th41st200th98th22nd
Chemistry 795th98th454th232nd48th
Computer Science 686th51st284th124th28th
Dentistry 256th30th52nd39th26th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +470th81st275th141st37th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 590th50th216th104th22nd
Energy 538th41st292nd108th13th
Engineering +567th58th297th129th34th
Environmental Science 527th69th315th144th30th
Mathematics 619th61st259th120th29th
Medicine +644th22nd219th113th12th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 644th42nd256th122nd24th
Physics and Astronomy 704th117th363rd197th51st
Psychology 610th43rd102nd99th23rd
Social Sciences +663rd38th167th104th16th
Veterinary 244th25th52nd40th19th

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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