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Foundation: 1920

Mission: To promote teaching in an efficient way and with the quality necessary for the good professional performance of the students so that, in a competent and ethical way, they can develop their life projects as citizens aware of their rights, duties and social responsibilities.

Vision: To be the first option in private Higher Education, for the "new Brazilian middle class", in all the markets where we operate.

History: ufrj.br

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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 +648th18th177th47th11th
Arts and Humanities +342nd8th25th29th2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1554th10th292nd98th4th
Business, Management and Accounting 666th10th111th48th7th
Chemistry 1411th9th360th98th6th
Computer Science 1449th15th276th80th9th
Dentistry 72nd8th18th11th8th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +963rd29th280th71st17th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 451st8th90th26th5th
Energy 1365th18th395th85th7th
Engineering +1667th20th382nd111th12th
Environmental Science 733rd7th226th44th4th
Mathematics 1633rd23rd331st80th10th
Medicine +918th9th181st45th7th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 413th6th93rd16th4th
Physics and Astronomy 1412th13th286th91st4th
Psychology 497th7th39th33rd4th
Social Sciences +328th6th34th24th2nd
Veterinary 449th39th88th66th23rd

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?

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  • Health
  • Universities
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