Universidade Federal de AlagoasUniversity


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Foundation: 1961

Mission: UFAL's mission is to produce, multiply and recreate collective knowledge in all areas of knowledge in a manner committed to ethics, social justice, human development and the common good. Its goal is to become a national reference in teaching, research and extension activities, establishing itself as a support of excellence for the demands of society.

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History: ufal.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 770th152nd331st254th73rd
Arts and Humanities 535th67th121st117th32nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 850th69th322nd214th33rd
Chemistry 736th76th401st188th41st
Computer Science 635th45th244th111th24th
Dentistry 412th51st77th66th43rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 517th79th246th148th34th
Energy 658th98th383rd176th43rd
Engineering 616th67th289th139th34th
Environmental Science 588th66th321st152nd29th
Mathematics 647th70th276th138th34th
Medicine 768th91st300th198th51st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 815th85th334th184th50th
Physics and Astronomy 686th66th292nd152nd24th
Social Sciences 722nd93rd224th160th45th
Veterinary 577th109th147th142nd67th

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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