Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo: Rankings

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The Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo ranked 31st in Brazil and 1221st in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 24 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 13,740 publications and 42,196 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 34 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#1221 of 14,160In the World
#55 of 1,756In Latin America
#31 of 198In Brazil
#4 of 15In Sao Paulo
#208 of 1,127For Philosophy
#336 of 1,019For Art History
#338 of 1,013For Aesthetics
#722 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#1256 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top50%For 21 other topics

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Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo ranked 22nd for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Brazil and 743rd in the World with 3,064 publications made and 13,565 citations received. Main research topics: Sociology, Political Science, Philosophy, Education Majors, Demography.

RankRanking
#22 of 120In Brazil
#34 of 366In Latin America
#743 of 5,152In the World

Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199043
199162
199251
199382
199462
199560
199660
1997176
1998138
1999227
2000268
20013242
20023931
20034159
20046849
20056420
200610166
200710966
200812926
200910960
201012967
201114448
201212430
201312425
201417718
201519470
2016262642
201722227
201824440
201926694
202027360

Medicine

The Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo ranked 44th for Medicine in Brazil and 1487th in the World with 1,329 publications made and 12,212 citations received. Main research topics: Audiology, Surgery, Health Science, Gerontology, Public Health.

RankRanking
#44 of 122In Brazil
#80 of 340In Latin America
#1487 of 4,839In the World

Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199111
199250
199300
199400
199545
199622
199711
199844
1999112
2000112
20011719
20021516
20031936
20041817
2005176
20063929
20076875
20085249
20096746
20106560
20116765
20126149
20138472
20148677
20158854
201698665
20177866
20189066
20199045
202010285

Psychology

The Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo ranked 24th for Psychology in Brazil and 1034th in the World with 891 publications made and 5,181 citations received. Main research topics: Education Majors, Social Psychology, Child Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry.

RankRanking
#24 of 101In Brazil
#35 of 264In Latin America
#1034 of 3,753In the World

Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199131
199211
199300
199410
199524
199622
199733
199851
199998
2000112
200185
2002104
200386
20042021
20052922
20063412
20073829
20083636
20095159
20105152
20114733
20125420
20135814
20146731
20156131
20165819
20175914
20183214
2019389
20205825
SpecialityBrazil rankLatin America rankWorld rank
Social Work45415
Education Majors1621541
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution1423723
Sexology2940837
Social Psychology2027851
Special Education3344865
Child Psychology2635931
Psychiatry34501154
Clinical Psychology30431177

Art & Design

The Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo ranked 11th for Art & Design in Brazil and 623rd in the World with 495 publications made and 2,439 citations received. Main research topics: Art History, Creative Writing, Literature, Aesthetics, Performing arts.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and therefore prefers institutions researching arts through computer science.

RankRanking
#11 of 78In Brazil
#16 of 177In Latin America
#623 of 2,801In the World

Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo
Art & Design Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199331
199400
199510
199610
199711
199810
199910
200040
2001515
200200
20031285
2004101
200592
2006198
2007173
2008263
2009192
2010285
2011242
2012160
2013203
2014371
20154516
2016553
2017419
2018361
2019329

Business

The Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo ranked 33rd for Business in Brazil and 1616th in the World with 493 publications made and 1,999 citations received. Main research topics: Public Policy / Administration, Management, Accounting, Entertainment Industry Business, Tax Law.

RankRanking
#33 of 95In Brazil
#59 of 266In Latin America
#1616 of 4,080In the World

Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199131
199210
199310
199400
199500
199600
199710
199800
199900
200020
200149
2002116
200331
2004124
200592
20061728
20071911
2008237
2009151
20101910
20112311
20122816
2013225
20143225
20154020
2016507
2017384
2018343
20193922
2020386
SpecialityBrazil rankLatin America rankWorld rank
Public Policy / Administration1827545
Entertainment Industry Business1826629
Real Estate1726869
Accounting1622940
Tax Law1233958
Management35501009

Economics

The Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo ranked 21st for Economics in Brazil and 1370th in the World with 220 publications made and 1,345 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, Political Economy, International Relations and Diplomacy.

RankRanking
#21 of 59In Brazil
#50 of 170In Latin America
#1370 of 3,117In the World

Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199110
199200
199310
199400
199500
199600
199721
199800
199900
200010
200110
200276
2003626
200415
200541
200665
200785
2008114
200962
2010918
20111110
201290
201361
2014122
2015152
2016192
2017193
2018172
2019163
2020192
SpecialityBrazil rankLatin America rankWorld rank
International Relations and Diplomacy712411
Political Economy1329753
Development Studies1641989

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for the Pontifical Catholic University of Sao Paulo

SpecialityBrazilLatin AmericaWorld Rank
Geography and Cartography48107989
Math Teachers23471353
Environmental Science751892309
Computer Science48922313
Mathematics611503074
Materials Science731703219
Physics731763447
Engineering781973671
Biology1042783890
Chemistry942313928