Universidade Federal do Rio de JaneiroUniversity


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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

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 +306th14th97th36th9th
Arts and Humanities +340th8th42nd36th3rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 567th8th160th67th4th
Business, Management and Accounting 452nd8th89th39th5th
Chemistry 536th5th232nd88th3rd
Computer Science 579th15th190th68th7th
Dentistry 77th8th19th10th8th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +351st24th162nd56th13th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 284th5th63rd20th2nd
Energy 442nd10th209th57th4th
Engineering +454th13th193rd62nd8th
Environmental Science 297th7th127th26th4th
Mathematics 525th21st173rd64th9th
Medicine +458th7th101st34th6th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 264th6th56th10th4th
Physics and Astronomy 419th4th121st26th2nd
Psychology 399th8th36th34th4th
Social Sciences +309th7th42nd25th3rd
Veterinary 380th45th84th70th29th

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
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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