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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 +927th18th187th101st12th
Arts and Humanities +327th8th26th31st2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1339th8th232nd91st5th
Business, Management and Accounting 538th8th102nd35th6th
Chemistry 1014th7th219th77th4th
Computer Science 1158th14th212th59th8th
Dentistry 108th8th23rd12th8th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +994th20th263rd67th10th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 447th9th96th28th5th
Energy 1209th13th338th67th7th
Engineering +1207th14th268th68th8th
Environmental Science 580th8th197th33rd5th
Mathematics 1248th16th244th59th7th
Medicine +759th10th131st43rd8th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 492nd7th112th27th5th
Physics and Astronomy 1301st9th250th80th4th
Psychology 546th10th46th40th5th
Social Sciences +331st6th41st25th2nd
Veterinary 367th37th82nd58th22nd

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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