Universidade Federal de AlfenasUniversity


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Foundation: 1914

Mission: To promote the full formation of the human being, generating, systematizing and disseminating the knowledge, committing to excellence in teaching, research and extension, based on the principles of critical reflection, ethics, freedom of expression, the solidarity, justice, social inclusion, democracy, innovation and sustainability.

Vision: To be known for its academic, scientific, cultural and social excellence on the national and international scene

History: www.unifal-mg.edu.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 795th169th354th272nd82nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 954th137th417th294th71st
Chemistry 733rd75th398th187th40th
Dentistry 351st38th61st53rd32nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 632nd147th360th218th63rd
Environmental Science 600th75th333rd161st31st
Mathematics 761st144th388th219th60th
Medicine 811th126th341st237th73rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 720th50th254th132nd31st
Physics and Astronomy 722nd86th327th172nd38th
Social Sciences 774th134th271st204th68th

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?

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