Universidade Federal do CearaUniversity


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Foundation: 1954

Mission: The University's mission is to train professionals of the highest qualification, generate and disseminate knowledge, preserve and disseminate ethical and scientific values, artistic and cultural, constituting a strategic institution for the development of Ceará, the Northeast and Brazil.

Vision: To be nationally and internationally recognized for the training of professionals of excellence, for the development of science and technology and for the innovation, through transformative education and a management model modern, aiming at the permanent improvement of people and the practices of governance, with a commitment to social responsibility and engagement, inclusion and sustainability, contributing to the socioeconomic transformation of the Ceará, the Northeast and Brazil.

History: www.ufc.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 +468th42nd189th104th23rd
Arts and Humanities +586th78th141st137th32nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 795th82nd354th225th34th
Business, Management and Accounting 776th56th234th121st29th
Chemistry 711th49th377th178th22nd
Computer Science 623rd25th227th90th15th
Dentistry 96th10th23rd14th10th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +463rd77th268th135th34th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 433rd18th125th49th9th
Energy 527th35th282nd98th11th
Engineering +522nd31st253rd96th12th
Environmental Science 523rd66th311th141st28th
Mathematics 554th28th200th79th14th
Medicine +702nd48th269th155th27th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 608th30th229th105th20th
Physics and Astronomy 651st78th310th157th31st
Psychology 505th19th61st59th11th
Social Sciences +675th39th173rd108th17th
Veterinary 414th57th94th84th36th

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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