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Foundation: 1895

Mission: UFRGS has as its essential purpose higher education and the production of philosophical, scientific, artistic and technological knowledge, integrated in teaching, research and extension.

Vision: To consolidate its role as an expression of democratic and multicultural society, inspired by the ideals of freedom, respect for difference and of solidarity, constituting a necessary instance of critical awareness, in which the collectivity can rethink its forms of life and their social, economic and political organizations. (Art. 2 of the Statute)

History: www.ufrgs.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 +830th15th167th93rd10th
Arts and Humanities +453rd13th38th45th6th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1999th24th343rd164th15th
Business, Management and Accounting 262nd2nd54th10th2nd
Chemistry 2297th36th506th235th21st
Computer Science 855th8th153rd42nd5th
Dentistry 30th5th14th6th5th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +769th12th204th49th5th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 357th7th77th19th3rd
Energy 1818th34th487th127th19th
Engineering +1123rd12th248th60th6th
Environmental Science 1171st16th353rd75th8th
Mathematics 1084th12th208th51st5th
Medicine +829th11th144th46th9th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1488th33rd297th125th16th
Physics and Astronomy 1862nd23rd381st132nd10th
Psychology 227th4th13th13th2nd
Social Sciences +338th8th43rd27th3rd
Veterinary 68th5th20th9th4th

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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