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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

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 +631st17th171st46th10th
Arts and Humanities +451st10th40th37th3rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1937th20th363rd139th8th
Business, Management and Accounting 801st16th134th63rd11th
Chemistry 2740th48th691st243rd24th
Computer Science 600th3rd115th27th3rd
Dentistry 25th4th10th5th4th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1605th57th453rd136th27th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 445th7th89th25th4th
Energy 1746th36th480th125th15th
Engineering +1527th16th347th98th8th
Environmental Science 1174th17th331st81st8th
Mathematics 1148th13th233rd51st6th
Medicine +799th8th156th38th6th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 616th7th143rd33rd5th
Physics and Astronomy 2146th34th504th143rd15th
Psychology 593rd12th46th45th7th
Social Sciences +390th11th46th34th5th
Veterinary 49th4th13th6th3rd

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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