Universidade Federal do Rio de JaneiroUniversity


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Foundation: 1994

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.


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 area

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 391st16th76th51st9th
Arts and Humanities 323rd9th33rd31st3rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 588th9th118th63rd4th
Business, Management and Accounting 428th9th79th38th6th
Chemistry 586th10th261st99th8th
Computer Science 546th16th166th67th8th
Dentistry 79th8th17th11th8th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 350th16th115th43rd6th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 289th5th56th18th2nd
Energy 448th13th196th62nd3rd
Engineering 455th6th147th48th3rd
Environmental Science 353rd7th138th41st4th
Mathematics 512th17th158th61st6th
Medicine 411th6th58th25th5th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 280th6th49th11th4th
Physics and Astronomy 400th5th85th21st2nd
Psychology 497th13th43rd51st6th
Social Sciences 291st7th36th21st3rd
Veterinary 306th25th58th47th19th

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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