Federal University of Sao Paulo: Rankings

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The Federal University of Sao Paulo ranked 14th in Brazil and 676th in the World 2022 overall rankings, plus got TOP 100 in 10 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the Federal University of Sao Paulo is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 47,132 publications and 969,591 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 3 notable alumni.

Rank Ranking
#676 of 14,131 In the World
#22 of 1,756 In Latin America
#14 of 198 In Brazil
#3 of 15 In Sao Paulo
#22 of 1,021 For Ophthalmology
#50 of 1,036 For Plastic Surgery
#56 of 1,008 For Sports / Exercise science
#4300 of 7,353 For Alumni Impact
#1267 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top100 For 7 other topics

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Medicine

The Federal University of Sao Paulo ranked 2nd for Medicine in Brazil and 186th in the World with 25,271 publications made and 635,534 citations received. Main research topics: Surgery, Health Science, Immunology, Physical Therapy, Pathology.

Rank Ranking
#2 of 120 In Brazil
#2 of 334 In Latin America
#186 of 4,739 In the World

Federal University of Sao Paulo
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 3 4
1992 3 3
1993 2 3
1994 4 2
1995 25 9
1996 124 139
1997 225 151
1998 279 276
1999 270 412
2000 285 664
2001 284 431
2002 360 584
2003 530 936
2004 629 1690
2005 676 1284
2006 774 1561
2007 1078 2227
2008 1021 2620
2009 1108 2534
2010 1325 3326
2011 1178 2694
2012 1420 5675
2013 1410 9279
2014 1461 3938
2015 1437 5022
2016 1460 5418
2017 1387 6588
2018 1246 2789
2019 1434 2771
2020 1782 5634
2021 2035 4735

Biology

The Federal University of Sao Paulo ranked 10th for Biology in Brazil and 445th in the World with 9,369 publications made and 294,820 citations received. Main research topics: Immunology, Oncology and Cancer research, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology.

Rank Ranking
#10 of 112 In Brazil
#14 of 320 In Latin America
#445 of 4,496 In the World

Federal University of Sao Paulo
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 4 8
1992 1 0
1993 0 0
1994 2 2
1995 11 13
1996 90 128
1997 101 129
1998 106 194
1999 130 301
2000 124 413
2001 136 390
2002 170 364
2003 218 467
2004 240 904
2005 242 717
2006 240 701
2007 347 868
2008 355 1403
2009 342 1090
2010 461 1258
2011 427 1107
2012 479 2928
2013 525 1605
2014 611 1819
2015 562 2000
2016 571 3291
2017 562 1921
2018 457 2566
2019 496 1278
2020 644 1257
2021 706 9423
Speciality Brazil rank Latin America rank World rank
Microbiology 7 8 146
Virology 5 6 256
Immunology 5 5 286
Neuroscience 4 8 323
Pharmacology 10 12 325
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 6 11 336
Molecular Biology 4 6 395
Oncology and Cancer research 3 4 407
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 5 6 421
Toxicology 18 26 439
Genetics 7 10 442
Biochemistry 9 17 529
Animal Science 35 54 541
Evolutionary Biology 16 30 607
Biotechnology 24 39 632
Nutrition and Food Science 27 55 661
Zoology 34 67 703
Biophysics 7 16 771
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 39 81 837
Astrobiology 15 34 897
Entomology 40 70 909
Paleontology 27 67 943
Forestry 62 134 944
Botany 41 83 1018
Nanotechnology 14 26 1171

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The Federal University of Sao Paulo ranked 9th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Brazil and 362nd in the World with 5,215 publications made and 160,274 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Sports / Exercise science, Sociology, Political Science, Philosophy.

Rank Ranking
#9 of 120 In Brazil
#12 of 367 In Latin America
#362 of 5,073 In the World

Federal University of Sao Paulo
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 0 0
1995 0 0
1996 14 18
1997 27 46
1998 33 59
1999 22 55
2000 31 102
2001 32 55
2002 29 80
2003 69 140
2004 67 209
2005 90 346
2006 116 218
2007 186 656
2008 188 477
2009 189 459
2010 262 638
2011 215 644
2012 278 2420
2013 284 3647
2014 312 651
2015 302 1258
2016 334 650
2017 326 2851
2018 367 700
2019 390 483
2020 487 1484
2021 554 1072

Psychology

The Federal University of Sao Paulo ranked 3rd for Psychology in Brazil and 331st in the World with 3,511 publications made and 98,713 citations received. Main research topics: Psychiatry, Clinical Psychology, Neuroscience, Child Psychology, Occupational Therapy.

Rank Ranking
#3 of 100 In Brazil
#4 of 264 In Latin America
#331 of 3,654 In the World

Federal University of Sao Paulo
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 1 0
1995 1 3
1996 12 14
1997 16 34
1998 12 29
1999 18 35
2000 32 87
2001 21 72
2002 42 84
2003 51 154
2004 55 244
2005 63 220
2006 83 196
2007 128 341
2008 149 504
2009 146 317
2010 186 618
2011 157 394
2012 189 1491
2013 238 671
2014 254 808
2015 246 656
2016 261 742
2017 207 671
2018 184 1739
2019 217 311
2020 253 272
2021 288 327
Speciality Brazil rank Latin America rank World rank
Psychiatry 2 2 134
Occupational Therapy 3 3 138
Clinical Psychology 3 3 210
Sexology 5 5 269
Neuroscience 4 8 323
Special Education 9 10 385
Child Psychology 3 4 410
Social Work 8 10 532
Education Majors 22 33 665
Social Psychology 14 19 758
Cognitive Science 8 13 760
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 10 15 878

Chemistry

The Federal University of Sao Paulo ranked 19th for Chemistry in Brazil and 1115th in the World with 2,894 publications made and 61,242 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Nutrition and Food Science, Organic Chemistry.

Rank Ranking
#19 of 101 In Brazil
#34 of 269 In Latin America
#1115 of 4,317 In the World

Federal University of Sao Paulo
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 0
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 0 0
1995 4 7
1996 27 30
1997 21 39
1998 20 37
1999 33 63
2000 30 92
2001 42 104
2002 40 66
2003 55 94
2004 52 146
2005 51 122
2006 60 137
2007 65 205
2008 58 158
2009 85 193
2010 114 265
2011 115 290
2012 141 323
2013 148 366
2014 202 644
2015 212 653
2016 225 738
2017 204 514
2018 184 617
2019 228 544
2020 218 482
2021 255 275
Speciality Brazil rank Latin America rank World rank
Biochemistry 9 17 529
Nutrition and Food Science 27 55 661
Computational Chemistry 17 42 829
Biochemical Engineering 21 42 885
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 11 26 892
Environmental Chemistry 30 57 1110
Chemical Engineering 19 39 1161
Organic Chemistry 21 47 1167
Nanotechnology 14 26 1171
Radiochemistry 30 53 1184
Inorganic Chemistry 28 63 1422
Materials Science 25 53 1508

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Non-core subjects for the Federal University of Sao Paulo

Speciality Brazil Latin America World Rank
Singing and Vocal Performance 8 12 328
Photography 10 13 383
Music 10 13 484
Creative Writing 16 22 511
Cinematography 26 35 599
Performing arts 25 49 599
Literature 18 26 645
Geography and Cartography 37 73 689
Entertainment Industry Business 24 35 712
Human Resource Management 10 17 736
Nuclear Physics 14 33 753
Painting and Drawing 22 34 761
Sculpture 22 34 761
Aviation 15 22 774
Illustration and Concept Art 25 38 836
Agricultural Engineering 30 53 837
Game Design and Development 20 26 844
Computer Science 12 19 858
Art & Design 21 32 862
Data Science 20 26 899
Oceanography 30 68 961
Development Studies 14 39 963
Business 17 25 982
Software Engineering 35 56 999
UX/UI Desgin 25 45 1000
Fashion Design 29 42 1001
Human-Computer Interaction 29 45 1012
Real Estate 24 35 1014
Machine Learning 22 30 1045
Petroleum Engineering 26 49 1046
Ecology 45 91 1071
Computational Linguistics 16 28 1076
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science 30 56 1084
Statistics 29 49 1090
Quantum and Particle physics 31 71 1100
Management Information Systems 28 40 1162
Metallurgical Engineering 36 72 1288
Math Teachers 19 42 1298
Environmental Science 45 89 1331
Optical Engineering 24 57 1482
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 25 46 1505
Economics 24 58 1533
Physics 28 59 1542
Geology 37 98 1624
Engineering 34 68 1713
Environmental Management 45 101 1780
Mathematics 37 72 1905