Federal University of Santa Catarina: Rankings

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The Federal University of Santa Catarina ranked 7th in Brazil, 421st in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 50% across 159 research topics. The Federal University of Santa Catarina ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 59,914 publications and 625,092 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 8 notable alumni.

Rank Ranking
#421 of 14,131 In the World
#11 of 1,756 In Latin America
#7 of 198 In Brazil
#1 of 2 In Florianopolis
#44 of 1,011 For Library and Information science
#67 of 1,005 For Architectural Engineering
#72 of 1,052 For Philosophy
#1878 of 7,353 For Alumni Impact
#418 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 156 other topics

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Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The Federal University of Santa Catarina ranked 7th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Brazil and 286th in the World with 8,737 publications made and 68,083 citations received. Main research topics: Sociology, Demography, Political Science, Education Majors, Philosophy.

Rank Ranking
#7 of 120 In Brazil
#8 of 367 In Latin America
#286 of 5,073 In the World

Federal University of Santa Catarina
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 4 1
1992 4 1
1993 3 0
1994 4 4
1995 5 1
1996 17 2
1997 28 11
1998 38 8
1999 55 23
2000 68 26
2001 54 52
2002 70 61
2003 85 68
2004 117 126
2005 133 201
2006 157 141
2007 228 279
2008 282 312
2009 319 307
2010 367 359
2011 380 349
2012 439 305
2013 446 355
2014 458 709
2015 478 245
2016 669 793
2017 633 888
2018 715 413
2019 716 430
2020 932 454
2021 796 130

Medicine

The Federal University of Santa Catarina ranked 8th for Medicine in Brazil and 470th in the World with 8,204 publications made and 147,709 citations received. Main research topics: Nursing, Pharmacology, Health Science, Public Health, Gerontology.

Rank Ranking
#8 of 120 In Brazil
#11 of 334 In Latin America
#470 of 4,739 In the World

Federal University of Santa Catarina
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 14 11
1992 8 4
1993 6 12
1994 6 4
1995 6 11
1996 26 35
1997 30 63
1998 54 80
1999 72 84
2000 56 173
2001 76 104
2002 73 165
2003 101 176
2004 122 275
2005 147 335
2006 184 281
2007 213 540
2008 304 656
2009 329 574
2010 386 730
2011 388 661
2012 464 810
2013 460 806
2014 524 1237
2015 454 875
2016 524 997
2017 518 2339
2018 540 863
2019 518 663
2020 742 671
2021 792 382
Speciality Brazil rank Latin America rank World rank
Sports / Exercise science 6 6 102
Nursing 2 2 116
Dentistry 8 8 131
Gerontology 6 6 133
Pharmacology 2 2 163
Veterinary 18 22 176
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 3 5 191
Orthodontics 8 8 237
Public Health 10 12 283
Healthcare Management (MHA) 9 9 304
Health Science 7 7 322
Family medicine 6 7 328
Epidemiology 11 14 337
Toxicology 14 20 352
Occupational Therapy 10 11 388
Physical Therapy 10 10 393
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) 20 27 413
Cosmetology 9 13 438
Anesthesiology 8 10 442
Social Work 4 5 449
Sports Medicine 12 13 464
Pediatrics 16 24 519
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine 11 14 528
Audiology 10 12 531
Pharmacy 7 12 543
Psychiatry 10 13 577
Immunology 10 18 589
Dermatology 16 28 599
Anatomy and Physiology 14 21 606
Plastic Surgery 16 28 622
Critical Care Nursing 14 28 636
Urology 18 26 647
Virology 19 35 647
Biomedical Engineering 8 11 676
Gastroenterology and Hepatology 16 27 709
Clinical Psychology 10 13 714
Respiratory Therapy 20 30 715
Surgery 18 29 759
Medical Physics 14 20 767
Sonography and Ultrasound 15 22 778
Radiation Therapy 16 26 798
Pathology 22 35 816
Radiology and Nuclear medicine 16 28 851
Forensic Science 18 29 882
Oncology and Cancer research 13 21 888
Cardiology 26 42 936

Engineering

The Federal University of Santa Catarina ranked 7th for Engineering in Brazil and 477th in the World with 7,262 publications made and 107,991 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Automation and Control engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#7 of 97 In Brazil
#9 of 286 In Latin America
#477 of 4,624 In the World

Federal University of Santa Catarina
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 9 7
1992 6 1
1993 6 1
1994 7 2
1995 22 13
1996 42 23
1997 42 34
1998 75 73
1999 69 137
2000 68 118
2001 69 56
2002 81 143
2003 116 122
2004 136 225
2005 167 218
2006 184 229
2007 164 283
2008 248 420
2009 269 599
2010 291 578
2011 316 447
2012 400 594
2013 377 601
2014 454 720
2015 469 781
2016 471 790
2017 486 894
2018 508 909
2019 502 744
2020 549 670
2021 612 323

Biology

The Federal University of Santa Catarina ranked 11th for Biology in Brazil and 501st in the World with 7,090 publications made and 157,069 citations received. Main research topics: Nutrition and Food Science, Botany, Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Agricultural Science.

Rank Ranking
#11 of 112 In Brazil
#15 of 320 In Latin America
#501 of 4,496 In the World

Federal University of Santa Catarina
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 9 6
1992 11 5
1993 10 4
1994 12 8
1995 16 11
1996 29 69
1997 39 60
1998 49 95
1999 62 97
2000 76 168
2001 76 148
2002 85 246
2003 121 261
2004 98 255
2005 141 380
2006 148 355
2007 200 689
2008 251 720
2009 252 583
2010 322 787
2011 308 829
2012 345 800
2013 425 1068
2014 416 1080
2015 440 1070
2016 466 1159
2017 469 1055
2018 480 818
2019 469 837
2020 585 580
2021 618 296
Speciality Brazil rank Latin America rank World rank
Nutrition and Food Science 7 8 103
Animal Science 9 11 117
Horticulture 15 19 119
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 6 10 146
Forestry 16 20 151
Pharmacology 2 2 163
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 3 5 191
Biotechnology 8 10 204
Botany 11 14 219
Agricultural Science 14 17 254
Zoology 13 20 278
Toxicology 14 20 352
Entomology 16 26 427
Neuroscience 6 10 461
Microbiology 15 22 505
Biochemistry 7 12 506
Immunology 10 18 589
Virology 19 35 647
Evolutionary Biology 31 58 859
Oncology and Cancer research 13 21 888
Molecular Biology 14 29 913
Paleontology 26 65 929
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 17 29 950
Genetics 18 36 985
Biophysics 11 26 997
Nanotechnology 12 21 1023

Chemistry

The Federal University of Santa Catarina ranked 8th for Chemistry in Brazil and 498th in the World with 6,276 publications made and 138,858 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Nutrition and Food Science, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Organic Chemistry.

Rank Ranking
#8 of 101 In Brazil
#10 of 269 In Latin America
#498 of 4,317 In the World

Federal University of Santa Catarina
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 14 9
1992 4 2
1993 9 1
1994 10 4
1995 16 15
1996 31 35
1997 33 28
1998 56 71
1999 69 87
2000 58 153
2001 78 105
2002 78 246
2003 100 172
2004 148 353
2005 166 388
2006 176 341
2007 169 461
2008 233 594
2009 240 761
2010 282 715
2011 260 693
2012 326 688
2013 319 819
2014 354 897
2015 367 864
2016 354 854
2017 407 976
2018 401 937
2019 425 861
2020 497 710
2021 562 345
Speciality Brazil rank Latin America rank World rank
Nutrition and Food Science 7 8 103
Radiochemistry 8 9 189
Environmental Chemistry 9 12 408
Biochemical Engineering 8 13 443
Organic Chemistry 6 8 453
Chemical Engineering 8 10 471
Inorganic Chemistry 8 14 490
Biochemistry 7 12 506
Materials Science 8 10 508
Pharmacy 7 12 543
Computational Chemistry 7 22 592
Physical chemistry 9 20 603
Petrology and Geochemistry 23 51 916
Nanotechnology 12 21 1023

Physics

The Federal University of Santa Catarina ranked 8th for Physics in Brazil and 592nd in the World with 4,503 publications made and 81,850 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Astrophysics and Astronomy, Quantum and Particle physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Theoretical Physics.

Rank Ranking
#8 of 88 In Brazil
#12 of 227 In Latin America
#592 of 4,082 In the World

Federal University of Santa Catarina
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 10 3
1992 6 1
1993 6 2
1994 12 3
1995 13 6
1996 32 12
1997 40 16
1998 53 79
1999 52 60
2000 62 69
2001 50 58
2002 69 128
2003 97 113
2004 125 257
2005 127 225
2006 131 212
2007 106 179
2008 151 506
2009 172 479
2010 185 371
2011 168 284
2012 246 362
2013 179 442
2014 246 576
2015 233 452
2016 252 491
2017 283 655
2018 291 488
2019 329 597
2020 354 457
2021 402 235
Speciality Brazil rank Latin America rank World rank
Astrophysics and Astronomy 4 10 284
Nuclear Physics 11 19 460
Theoretical Physics 17 35 495
Materials Science 8 10 508
Quantum and Particle physics 12 24 526
Applied/Engineering Physics 3 6 606
Acoustical Engineering 6 9 608
Condensed Matter Physics 14 23 610
Medical Physics 14 20 767
Atomic and Molecular physics 16 34 914
Biophysics 11 26 997
Nanotechnology 12 21 1023
Optical Engineering 12 27 1095

Environmental Science

The Federal University of Santa Catarina ranked 10th for Environmental Science in Brazil and 385th in the World with 4,215 publications made and 60,694 citations received. Main research topics: Geography and Cartography, Ecology, Agricultural Science, Environmental Management, Forestry.

Rank Ranking
#10 of 108 In Brazil
#15 of 325 In Latin America
#385 of 4,023 In the World

Federal University of Santa Catarina
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 4 2
1992 4 2
1993 3 1
1994 6 4
1995 4 0
1996 14 19
1997 20 16
1998 15 23
1999 31 30
2000 27 41
2001 38 39
2002 30 76
2003 48 63
2004 53 75
2005 76 84
2006 65 84
2007 103 266
2008 139 159
2009 133 163
2010 179 360
2011 163 259
2012 227 374
2013 283 516
2014 276 535
2015 281 484
2016 378 627
2017 319 655
2018 294 486
2019 282 508
2020 330 347
2021 357 155

Computer Science

The Federal University of Santa Catarina ranked 6th for Computer Science in Brazil and 596th in the World with 3,383 publications made and 35,721 citations received. Main research topics: Management Information Systems, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Library and Information science, Blockchain and Cryptography, Neuroscience.

Rank Ranking
#6 of 95 In Brazil
#9 of 266 In Latin America
#596 of 4,392 In the World

Federal University of Santa Catarina
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 3 0
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 3 2
1995 3 0
1996 13 2
1997 15 3
1998 28 13
1999 24 16
2000 29 16
2001 30 35
2002 34 32
2003 53 42
2004 44 44
2005 70 125
2006 88 86
2007 96 73
2008 138 173
2009 132 100
2010 142 178
2011 145 199
2012 169 183
2013 177 271
2014 223 250
2015 226 322
2016 266 342
2017 212 342
2018 227 306
2019 248 366
2020 274 188
2021 263 82

Business

The Federal University of Santa Catarina ranked 4th for Business in Brazil and 362nd in the World with 3,022 publications made and 25,275 citations received. Main research topics: Management Information Systems, Management, Public Policy / Administration, Project Management, Human Resource Management.

Rank Ranking
#4 of 92 In Brazil
#4 of 256 In Latin America
#362 of 4,001 In the World

Federal University of Santa Catarina
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 0
1992 0 0
1993 1 0
1994 0 0
1995 1 0
1996 15 3
1997 9 1
1998 17 7
1999 16 29
2000 33 101
2001 24 17
2002 29 27
2003 31 40
2004 31 37
2005 30 17
2006 46 39
2007 73 59
2008 107 92
2009 102 49
2010 143 72
2011 116 102
2012 159 161
2013 186 222
2014 195 163
2015 222 206
2016 262 225
2017 240 249
2018 231 302
2019 216 271
2020 257 120
2021 221 107

Psychology

The Federal University of Santa Catarina ranked 7th for Psychology in Brazil and 468th in the World with 2,697 publications made and 35,902 citations received. Main research topics: Education Majors, Social Psychology, Child Psychology, Neuroscience, Clinical Psychology.

Rank Ranking
#7 of 100 In Brazil
#8 of 264 In Latin America
#468 of 3,654 In the World

Federal University of Santa Catarina
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 5
1992 1 4
1993 1 8
1994 1 2
1995 2 0
1996 2 4
1997 10 29
1998 12 3
1999 16 16
2000 26 17
2001 18 24
2002 27 52
2003 32 33
2004 41 92
2005 43 152
2006 70 91
2007 76 111
2008 107 223
2009 119 139
2010 134 206
2011 137 238
2012 152 161
2013 141 217
2014 164 130
2015 161 155
2016 204 236
2017 170 460
2018 171 199
2019 192 111
2020 226 87
2021 227 24
Speciality Brazil rank Latin America rank World rank
Education Majors 3 3 153
Sexology 7 7 311
Special Education 6 6 313
Occupational Therapy 10 11 388
Child Psychology 4 5 430
Social Work 4 5 449
Neuroscience 6 10 461
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 4 4 484
Social Psychology 5 7 489
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 9 16 563
Psychiatry 10 13 577
Cognitive Science 5 9 634
Clinical Psychology 10 13 714

Art & Design

The Federal University of Santa Catarina ranked 7th for Art & Design in Brazil and 340th in the World with 1,499 publications made and 3,364 citations received. Main research topics: Creative Writing, Art History, Literature, Multimedia, Aesthetics.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and heavily biased on art-related topics towards institutions with computer science profiles.

Rank Ranking
#7 of 76 In Brazil
#8 of 171 In Latin America
#340 of 2,700 In the World

Federal University of Santa Catarina
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 0
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 0 0
1995 1 0
1996 6 0
1997 9 2
1998 10 0
1999 11 0
2000 12 1
2001 12 4
2002 5 6
2003 16 17
2004 28 1
2005 25 15
2006 28 16
2007 45 11
2008 49 15
2009 66 13
2010 72 6
2011 56 21
2012 75 21
2013 79 7
2014 93 16
2015 93 18
2016 132 26
2017 116 30
2018 115 36
2019 95 19
2020 135 10
2021 112 2
Speciality Brazil rank Latin America rank World rank
Cinematography 2 2 70
Creative Writing 4 4 154
Performing arts 5 8 162
Art History 8 11 185
Literature 5 6 197
Entertainment Industry Business 6 7 199
Singing and Vocal Performance 5 8 261
Aesthetics 8 9 306
Illustration and Concept Art 7 9 323
Fashion Design 5 6 326
Painting and Drawing 7 8 337
Sculpture 7 8 337
Architecture 7 9 351
Landscape Architecture 8 15 423
Multimedia 6 9 437
Game Design and Development 7 8 452
Music 11 14 521
UX/UI Desgin 6 9 542
Graphic Design 6 10 561
Photography 14 20 562
Animation 9 12 573
Computer Graphics 10 13 838
Interior Design 15 31 1093

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for the Federal University of Santa Catarina

Speciality Brazil Latin America World Rank
Environmental Economics 3 4 202
Agricultural Economics 5 10 415
Applied Mathematics 6 10 531
Math Teachers 7 12 544
Mathematics 8 12 597
Statistics 14 19 650
Development Studies 8 22 659
Economics 8 17 693
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 11 23 849