Federal University of Bahia

Federal University of Bahia

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Brazil Established: 1946 Scholars: 1
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Federal University of Bahia

Federal University of Bahia (UFBA) is a public university located mainly in the city of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. It was founded through the orders of Prince Regent Dom João VI to create the School of Surgery of Bahia in 1808 and became a university in 1946. It was federalized four years later and the Federal University of Bahia was officially established. It is one of Brazil's most prestigious educational institutions and the largest university in the state of Bahia.

Federal University of Bahia Key Statistics

UFBA comprises several schools and faculty, including the Faculty of Accounting Sciences, the School of Architecture, the School of Veterinary Medicine and Zootechnics, and the Faculty of Philosophy and Human Sciences. The university offers 93 undergraduate courses and a combination of 123 postgraduate and doctoral programs with a strong focus on the arts and sciences.

Federal University of Bahia is home to over 27,000 students, among whom are 24,075 undergraduates and a combination of 3,474 postgraduate and doctoral candidates. It also employs over 1,700 faculty staff as mentors to its student body. Aside from UFBA's main campus in Salvador, it also has a presence in Barreiras and Vitória da Conquista.

The university has produced several notable alumni over the years, including geographer and geography scholar Milton Almeida dos Santos, engineer and founder of Odebrecht Norberto Odebrecht, and Jaqueline Góes de Jesus, a scientist and researcher who was part of the team that sequenced the Zika virus.

Other Federal University of Bahia key statistics include several libraries that hold several collections of materials for its students and faculty for education and research. It also has the Museum of Sacred Art that is tasked with the preservation of the Luso-Brazilian sacred art.

Federal University of Bahia Research

Research at Federal University of Bahia is well-received throughout Brazil and the region. Their outputs have made a remarkable impact in the fields of medicine, biology, and population. Research funding is provided by the Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel, National Council for Scientific and Technological Development, and the Foundation for Research Support of the State of Bahia.

The most cited Federal University of Bahia research publication is Bousquet et al.'s (2012) "Allergic rhinitis and its impact on asthma (ARIA): Achievements in 10 years and future needs." To date, the paper has been cited 7,733 times by students and researchers around the world. It was published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology by the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. At the same time, their second most cited work is Bousquet et al.'s "Allergic rhinitis and its impact on asthma (ARIA) 2008 update (in collaboration with the World Health Organization, GA(2)LEN and AllerGen)." The work was published in the Allergy journal by John Wiley & Sons and has garnered 5,708 citations over the years. Lastly, their third most cited work is Souza (2006) "Políticas públicas: uma revisão da literatura." It was published in the Sociologias journal with 4,521 citations.

Additionally, UFBA has several research centers and institutes, including the Institute of Collective Health, the Institute of Information Science, and the Institute of Science, Technology, and Innovation.
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5936 World 35 National
Louis Martin

Louis Martin

Federal University of Bahia, Brazil
D-index 31 Citations 4,815 87

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