Universidade Federal da ParaibaUniversity


Leave a comment or share on

Foundation: 1955

Mission: The Federal University of Paraíba, aiming to meet the current desires of society, particularly as regards the creation, application and democratisation of knowledge, sets as its mission the Generation and dissemination of knowledge that can foster scientific, technological, socio-environmental, economic and cultural development through teaching activities, research and extension, in close interaction with the public authorities, productive sector and social movements in order to build a more just society.

Vision: Its vision is to be A university committed to academic excellence and forms advanced and effective management and organization that can promote their leadership in the process of scientific-technological, socio-environmental development, economic and cultural.

History: www.ufpb.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 626th66th208th154th30th
Arts and Humanities 510th48th103rd97th21st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 849th68th321st213th32nd
Business, Management and Accounting 739th45th195th110th22nd
Chemistry 699th53rd364th165th27th
Computer Science 687th78th295th149th40th
Dentistry 330th33rd55th48th27th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 547th100th275th169th47th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 572nd44th184th88th20th
Energy 616th71st343rd146th32nd
Engineering 589th47th263rd118th22nd
Environmental Science 574th57th308th143rd23rd
Mathematics 636th64th266th129th30th
Medicine 721st63rd255th164th36th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 703rd43rd239th123rd27th
Physics and Astronomy 673rd60th281st145th21st
Psychology 696th54th113th121st26th
Social Sciences 620th43rd145th98th22nd
Veterinary 453rd64th105th96th37th

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?

Loading comments...

Leave a comment

* Required

* Required

* Required

* Required

Embedding this widget into your website

Width: pxHeight: px

Just copy the code and paste it within your HTML code