Universidade Federal de Minas GeraisUniversity


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Foundation: 1927

Mission: Aiming at the full fulfillment of its aims, and its commitment with social interests, the UFMG's mission is to generate and spread scientific, technological and cultural knowledge, with emphasis on Reference institution in the training of critical and ethical individuals, endowed with solid scientific and humanistic basis and committed to interventions transformative in society, aiming at economic development, the reducing social inequalities and regional asymmetries, as well as sustainable development.

Vision: Information not localized

History: ufmg.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 424th18th92nd58th10th
Arts and Humanities 299th8th29th27th2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 668th15th160th98th6th
Business, Management and Accounting 634th27th143rd82nd15th
Chemistry 632nd24th300th125th12th
Computer Science 445th5th107th36th3rd
Dentistry 48th6th12th7th6th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 471st50th203rd113th20th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 373rd10th90th33rd6th
Energy 514th27th252nd84th9th
Engineering 516th18th194th79th9th
Environmental Science 434th14th187th68th6th
Mathematics 541st21st179th74th8th
Medicine 432nd9th66th31st7th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 353rd8th63rd16th6th
Physics and Astronomy 632nd41st241st121st11th
Psychology 456th9th36th37th4th
Social Sciences 363rd10th44th31st5th
Veterinary 58th4th11th7th3rd

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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