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 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 +324th16th104th43rd10th
Arts and Humanities +527th35th102nd90th12th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 805th90th364th234th40th
Business, Management and Accounting 695th36th181st90th21st
Chemistry 719th53rd385th182nd24th
Computer Science 723rd76th320th150th40th
Dentistry 142nd16th31st20th15th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +458th72nd263rd130th30th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 605th53rd227th110th24th
Energy 586th63rd338th137th28th
Engineering +580th71st310th142nd43rd
Environmental Science 485th40th275th110th18th
Mathematics 635th71st275th131st33rd
Medicine +780th100th342nd225th55th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 647th43rd259th124th25th
Physics and Astronomy 651st78th310th157th31st
Psychology 629th54th115th112th28th
Social Sciences +726th56th211th131st25th
Veterinary 76th7th19th11th6th

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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