Universidade Federal de Santa CatarinaUniversity


Leave a comment or share on

Foundation: 1960

Mission: The UFSC's mission is "to produce, systematize and socialize the knowledge filosófico, científico, artistic and technological, expanding and deepening the formation of the human being for the exercise profissional, the critical reflexão, national and international solidarity, in the perspective of building a just and democratic society and the defense of the quality of life.

Vision: To be a university of excellence and inclusiveness.


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 446th22nd101st66th13th
Arts and Humanities 374th13th48th40th7th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 786th35th262nd165th17th
Business, Management and Accounting 350th6th61st29th4th
Chemistry 637th26th305th128th14th
Computer Science 580th23rd194th80th12th
Dentistry 116th11th20th15th10th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 485th58th216th123rd24th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 442nd15th119th42nd7th
Energy 531st33rd267th98th12th
Engineering 513th17th192nd78th8th
Environmental Science 496th29th236th98th12th
Mathematics 609th45th241st109th22nd
Medicine 601st17th150th76th9th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 495th13th111th38th10th
Physics and Astronomy 656th51st265th134th17th
Psychology 692nd52nd110th118th24th
Social Sciences 442nd14th65th43rd8th
Veterinary 283rd19th47th39th15th

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