Universidade Federal de Santa Maria *University


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Foundation: 1960

Mission: Building and disseminating knowledge, committed to training people capable of innovating and contributing to the development of society in a sustainable manner.

Vision: To be recognized as an institution of excellence in the construction and dissemination of knowledge, committed to the development of society, in an innovative and sustainable way.

History: www.ufsm.br

Subordinate organizations:

  • Hospital Universitario de Santa Maria


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 435th20th95th62nd12th
Arts and Humanities 462nd29th73rd72nd11th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 859th76th328th221st36th
Business, Management and Accounting 665th30th155th85th17th
Chemistry 730th72nd395th184th39th
Computer Science 696th87th304th158th45th
Dentistry 137th12th23rd18th11th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 467th47th199th109th17th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 596th49th196th96th23rd
Energy 631st81st357th158th35th
Engineering 621st72nd294th144th37th
Environmental Science 576th59th309th145th24th
Mathematics 682nd91st310th163rd41st
Medicine 744th78th277th181st46th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 682nd40th224th115th25th
Physics and Astronomy 700th76th306th162nd31st
Psychology 650th36th93rd98th18th
Social Sciences 619th42nd144th97th21st
Veterinary 162nd10th28th20th8th

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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