University of Sao Paulo: Rankings

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The University of Sao Paulo ranked 1st in Brazil and 51st in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 100 in 135 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the University of Sao Paulo is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 300,586 publications and 5,284,831 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 255 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#51 of 14,160In the World
#1 of 1,756In Latin America
#1 of 198In Brazil
#1 of 15In Sao Paulo
#1 of 1,003For Dentistry
#2 of 1,013For Orthodontics
#6 of 1,166For Zoology
#124 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#115 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top100For 132 other topics

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Medicine

The University of Sao Paulo ranked 1st for Medicine in Brazil and 32nd in the World with 93,553 publications made and 2,042,170 citations received. Main research topics: Surgery, Immunology, Pathology, Anatomy and Physiology, Health Science.

RankRanking
#1 of 122In Brazil
#1 of 340In Latin America
#32 of 4,839In the World

University of Sao Paulo
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990466200
1991441201
1992461336
1993464302
1994488425
1995525451
1996578638
1997714756
19988291140
19999381318
200011101764
200112252326
200213863094
200315853772
200418764622
200521715832
200626526014
200732798315
200834989828
2009407010744
2010415211994
2011455511575
2012490813539
2013516612715
2014551617190
2015588521222
2016560222319
2017580720809
2018511317454
2019535414697
2020668523642

Biology

The University of Sao Paulo ranked 1st for Biology in Brazil and 51st in the World with 61,150 publications made and 1,590,930 citations received. Main research topics: Immunology, Biochemistry, Botany, Oncology and Cancer research, Zoology.

RankRanking
#1 of 114In Brazil
#1 of 324In Latin America
#51 of 4,578In the World

University of Sao Paulo
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990270206
1991216181
1992270240
1993319360
1994335500
1995378474
1996408600
1997494660
1998590987
19997611424
20008892167
20019452297
200210462442
200312333117
200413543586
200514494374
200617094730
200720245870
200821237142
200924378455
201025408177
201126648372
2012297810104
2013316511126
2014334211400
2015363612295
2016370415872
2017389414360
2018348714959
2019366111144
2020428011181

Chemistry

The University of Sao Paulo ranked 1st for Chemistry in Brazil and 74th in the World with 34,583 publications made and 800,969 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Biochemistry, Nutrition and Food Science, Inorganic Chemistry, Chemical Engineering.

RankRanking
#1 of 103In Brazil
#1 of 279In Latin America
#74 of 4,409In the World

University of Sao Paulo
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199016991
1991136149
1992179139
1993177163
1994183262
1995212278
1996242347
1997342597
1998411560
1999500880
20005511080
20016641235
20027041638
20037981814
20048602416
20059272420
200610652765
200711463262
200812873353
200913944453
201015724098
201114204057
201216024147
201316994687
201418274532
201518325183
201619635675
201721306638
201819125988
201920695714
202022125306

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The University of Sao Paulo ranked 1st for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Brazil and 53rd in the World with 30,633 publications made and 554,737 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Sociology, Political Science, Philosophy, Sports / Exercise science.

RankRanking
#1 of 120In Brazil
#1 of 366In Latin America
#53 of 5,152In the World

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

YearPublicationsCitations
199010231
19918644
199212644
199312879
1994129132
1995131124
1996170193
1997219183
1998226212
1999276417
2000328763
2001345698
20024251177
20034611109
20046021198
20055732010
20067541377
20079931997
200810091800
200912092157
201012972753
201114083270
201215132761
201316463124
201418685699
201519326704
201621047640
201720795916
201819556600
201922324573
202026996073

Physics

The University of Sao Paulo ranked 1st for Physics in Brazil and 122nd in the World with 29,101 publications made and 669,605 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Astrophysics and Astronomy, Quantum and Particle physics, Atomic and Molecular physics, Condensed Matter Physics.

RankRanking
#1 of 89In Brazil
#1 of 232In Latin America
#122 of 4,160In the World

University of Sao Paulo
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199017980
199112980
1992180130
199316884
1994189134
1995190208
1996263250
1997387354
1998379388
1999474606
2000447639
2001596908
20026581272
20037221609
20047891781
20058072614
20069242277
200710212603
200810002643
200911113165
201013633669
201111723924
201213813518
201313324089
201415204323
201515775394
201615746274
201716585962
201816136243
201917445954
202017334695

Engineering

The University of Sao Paulo ranked 1st for Engineering in Brazil and 128th in the World with 29,043 publications made and 501,146 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Automation and Control engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Optical Engineering.

RankRanking
#1 of 100In Brazil
#1 of 298In Latin America
#128 of 4,716In the World

University of Sao Paulo
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199010140
19917742
19928160
19938026
19948548
1995116100
1996132197
1997221201
1998295295
1999344413
2000400710
2001476632
2002507956
2003581979
20046011360
20057361569
20068411550
20078742062
200810822387
200911972782
201014693228
201112762688
201215082777
201315652882
201418343665
201518284599
201618154388
201718685013
201818174665
201920024729
202019364269

Environmental Science

The University of Sao Paulo ranked 1st for Environmental Science in Brazil and 35th in the World with 24,963 publications made and 598,761 citations received. Main research topics: Ecology, Geography and Cartography, Geology, Agricultural Science, Environmental Management.

RankRanking
#1 of 111In Brazil
#2 of 333In Latin America
#35 of 4,129In the World

University of Sao Paulo
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990110111
19918773
19929097
199310399
19949190
1995134227
1996130206
1997162219
1998195306
1999249610
2000316662
2001371742
20024141130
20034451187
20045051697
20055631775
20066582279
20077942071
20088242658
20098982886
20109803025
201111143403
201212203258
201314314050
201414584292
201516224595
201618195699
201717375933
201813794871
201915304381
202016945492

Computer Science

The University of Sao Paulo ranked 1st for Computer Science in Brazil and 128th in the World with 14,723 publications made and 313,190 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Neuroscience, Bioinformatics and Computational biology, Management Information Systems, Machine Learning.

RankRanking
#1 of 95In Brazil
#1 of 273In Latin America
#128 of 4,494In the World

University of Sao Paulo
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19902118
1991106
19922223
19932745
19942820
19954778
19966187
19976663
1998124126
1999119190
2000145192
2001172508
2002201440
2003191487
2004247523
2005323739
2006374781
2007450760
20085531118
20096051492
20107191467
20117551358
20128163065
20139623034
201410392297
201510872879
201610145639
201710053623
20189324380
201910093600
20209972368

Psychology

The University of Sao Paulo ranked 1st for Psychology in Brazil and 99th in the World with 14,092 publications made and 328,060 citations received. Main research topics: Psychiatry, Neuroscience, Clinical Psychology, Child Psychology, Social Psychology.

RankRanking
#1 of 101In Brazil
#1 of 264In Latin America
#99 of 3,753In the World

University of Sao Paulo
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19902627
1991193
19923131
19933254
19942334
19954068
199656152
199769109
199892120
1999109200
2000146211
2001183392
2002211461
2003220616
2004254613
2005337951
20064341126
20075381426
20086311331
20096761943
20107692219
20117592153
20128483212
20139082483
20149622538
20159922866
20169923018
20178923005
20186793209
20197271746
20208221381

Business

The University of Sao Paulo ranked 1st for Business in Brazil and 106th in the World with 8,431 publications made and 120,123 citations received. Main research topics: Public Policy / Administration, Management Information Systems, Project Management, Management, Marketing.

RankRanking
#1 of 95In Brazil
#1 of 266In Latin America
#106 of 4,080In the World

University of Sao Paulo
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990121
1991159
199296
19931311
1994145
1995205
19962510
19974115
19985047
19996548
20006982
200189222
200298216
200396110
2004124267
2005154486
2006245352
2007287444
2008355684
2009354570
2010402733
2011451717
2012490877
20136061135
2014639964
20156531554
20166431244
20175371044
2018497896
20195441014
2020590663

Mathematics

The University of Sao Paulo ranked 1st for Mathematics in Brazil and 148th in the World with 4,902 publications made and 72,331 citations received. Main research topics: Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Blockchain and Cryptography, Math Teachers.

RankRanking
#1 of 71In Brazil
#1 of 187In Latin America
#148 of 3,475In the World

University of Sao Paulo
Mathematics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199081
19911614
1992132
19932117
19942113
19952817
19963213
19972214
19986071
19996054
20008492
200171149
200269179
200389131
200499267
2005123207
2006126162
2007172309
2008169265
2009220381
2010215391
2011260548
2012238381
2013296413
2014293555
2015304495
2016311659
2017302569
2018298553
2019298402
2020328338

Art & Design

The University of Sao Paulo ranked 1st for Art & Design in Brazil and 70th in the World with 4,260 publications made and 20,148 citations received. Main research topics: Creative Writing, Art History, Literature, Multimedia, 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
#1 of 78In Brazil
#1 of 177In Latin America
#70 of 2,801In the World

University of Sao Paulo
Art & Design Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199040
199140
199240
19931516
1994141
1995200
1996283
1997203
1998255
19994017
20003552
20013614
20023325
20034429
20046850
20058454
20069970
200712978
200815679
200919264
2010206309
2011222123
2012229101
2013294131
2014309164
2015340125
2016351201
2017302183
2018274146
2019302117
2020281119

Economics

The University of Sao Paulo ranked 1st for Economics in Brazil and 160th in the World with 3,620 publications made and 57,842 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance, Environmental Economics.

RankRanking
#1 of 59In Brazil
#1 of 170In Latin America
#160 of 3,117In the World

University of Sao Paulo
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199072
199179
199271
1993139
19941326
1995155
1996125
1997114
19981939
19992550
200046270
20012941
200251139
20034767
20046268
200577138
200688124
2007113222
2008126331
2009164324
2010136217
2011194422
2012189389
2013230676
2014248328
2015237413
2016264332
2017255473
2018231437
2019245555
2020298536