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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 +535th13th146th34th8th
Arts and Humanities +493rd11th46th40th4th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2262nd27th429th178th11th
Business, Management and Accounting 325th3rd59th14th2nd
Chemistry 2662nd44th664th237th22nd
Computer Science 811th6th146th45th4th
Dentistry 32nd5th12th7th5th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +547th12th168th31st6th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 416th6th83rd24th3rd
Energy 2114th55th567th162nd23rd
Engineering +1362nd14th312th87th6th
Environmental Science 1290th19th358th88th10th
Mathematics 1626th22nd328th79th9th
Medicine +954th10th187th48th8th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1230th20th266th84th12th
Physics and Astronomy 1861st22nd407th122nd10th
Psychology 396th5th23rd23rd2nd
Social Sciences +345th8th38th27th3rd
Veterinary 61st5th16th7th4th

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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