Universidade Federal de Santa CatarinaUniversity


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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 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 +344th19th113th49th11th
Arts and Humanities +395th13th56th47th7th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 725th42nd286th169th16th
Business, Management and Accounting 332nd4th61st24th3rd
Chemistry 689th40th357th166th18th
Computer Science 600th20th208th75th10th
Dentistry 82nd9th20th12th9th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +468th80th273rd139th36th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 412th16th119th43rd8th
Energy 513th29th268th90th8th
Engineering +479th19th214th73rd9th
Environmental Science 435th22nd230th78th10th
Mathematics 535th25th182nd70th11th
Medicine +655th25th228th120th15th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 575th24th201st87th15th
Physics and Astronomy 597th40th256th117th18th
Psychology 546th26th72nd68th14th
Social Sciences +452nd16th78th51st8th
Veterinary 228th21st46th36th16th

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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