Universities in Porto Alegre, Brazil
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  • Universities in Porto Alegre
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
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  • Universities in Porto Alegre
  • (16 institution and 6 subject rankings)
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  • Universities in Porto Alegre
  • Among TOP 200
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Porto Alegre
  • 18 Mar, 2021: New edition of Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities. 3 universities in Porto Alegre ranked.
  • 04 Mar, 2021: Latest QS World University Rankings By Subject (Agriculture & Forestry) from British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK. 11 universities from Porto Alegre appear in this ranking.
  • 01 Mar, 2021: New edition of THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education. 3 universities in Porto Alegre ranked.
  • 01 Jan, 2021: Webometrics published most recent results of Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities. Includes 3 universities from Porto Alegre.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Porto Alegre

Dentistry
#92 
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
Agricultural Sciences
#103 
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
Linguistics
#151 
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
Psychology
#152 
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
Molecular Biology & Genetics
#238 
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
Environmental Engineering
#288 
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul

Rankings of universities in Porto Alegre, Brazil 2021

#1

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (345 reviews)
  • #4 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #8 
  • #701 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #5 
  • #255 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#2

Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul

  • #9 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #15 
  • #1001 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #32 
  • #507 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#3

Federal University of Health Sciences, Porto Alegre

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (822 reviews)
  • #48 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #49 
  • #544 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #74 
  • #3407 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]


#4

State University of Rio Grande do Sul

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (140 reviews)
  • #159 
  • #163 
RUF Ranking de universidades
[Published 07 October, 2019]
  • #75 
  • #251 
QS University Rankings: Latin America
[Published 11 November, 2020]
  • #55 
  • #281 
QS University Rankings BRICS
[Published 06 May, 2019]

Porto Alegre Key Facts for International Students

Population: 1373000

Time: GMT -3

District/province: Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre

Living costs for students in Porto Alegre:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 62* (38% cheaper than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 43* (57% cheaper than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 45* (55% cheaper than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 25.83 BRL
  • Plug Type C
    • Residential voltage: 127 V / 220 V
    • Frequency: 60 Hz
  • Plug Type N
    • Residential voltage: 127 V / 220 V
    • Frequency: 60 Hz

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FAQ

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul ranks #1 in Porto Alegre in our meta ranking composed of 96 university rankings.

Among all universities in Porto Alegre Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 23 rankings where Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul is listed.

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul is ranked best in Porto Alegre for Medicine & Health (Dentistry). See all rankings for the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul.

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul is ranked best in Porto Alegre for Agriculture (Agricultural Sciences). See all rankings for the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul.

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul is ranked best in Porto Alegre for Languages & Literature (Linguistics). See all rankings for the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul.

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul is ranked best in Porto Alegre for Social Studies & Humanities (Psychology). See all rankings for the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul.

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul is ranked best in Porto Alegre for Natural Sciences (Molecular Biology & Genetics). See all rankings for the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul.

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul is ranked best in Porto Alegre for Engineering (Environmental Engineering). See all rankings for the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul.

Ranking publishers

British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS University Rankings: Latin America:
Academic Reputation 30%
Employer Reputation 20%
Faculty to Student Ratio 10%
Staff with PhD 10%
International research network 10%
Citations per Paper 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS University Rankings BRICS:
Academic reputation 30%
Employer reputation 20%
Faculty/student ratio 20%
Staff with a PhD 10%
Papers per faculty 10%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

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Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Criteria used in ranking -CWTS Leiden Ranking:
Academic research publication

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NTU ranking

Criteria used in ranking -NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers:
Research excellence 40%
Research impact 35%
Research productivity 25%

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Criteria used in ranking -NTU South America:
Research productivity 25%
Research impact 35%
Research Excellence 40%

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Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions:
Article count (AC)
Fractional count (FC)
Weighted fractional count (WFC)

RUF

Criteria used in ranking -RUF Ranking de universidades:
Research 42%
Teaching 32%
Labour Market 18%
Innovation 4%
Internalization 4%

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RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Criteria used in ranking -RUR World University Rankings:
Teaching 40%
Research 40%
International Diversity 10%
Financial Sustainability 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Reputation Ranking:
Teaching Reputation 50%
Research Reputation 50%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Research Performance Ranking:
Normalized citation impact (Citations of research publications from all university authors compared with world averages) 20%
Citation per papers 20%
Papers per academic and research staff 20%
International research reputation 20%
Share of research publications written in international co-authorship 20%

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Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking:
Alumni winning research prizes 10%
Staff winning research prizes 20%
Research paper publications 20%
Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index 20%
Per capita academic performance 10%

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StuDocu

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Latin America Rankings:
Teaching (the learning environment) 36%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 34%
Citations (research influence) 20%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 20%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 10%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -Young University Rankings:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Urap

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Us News

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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%

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