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Universidade Federal da Bahia

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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The Universidade Federal da Bahia (Federal University of Bahia, or UFBA) is a public university located mainly in the city of Salvador. It is the largest university of the state of Bahia. Students can study there without paying tuition fees, as it is a public university. To join the university they must pass an annual examination, known as the "vestibular".

UFBA was created on April 8, 1946, through Decree-Law 9155. Earlier, the Federal University of Bahia was formed by the School of Medicine and their associated schools, Dentistry and Pharmacy, and the schools of Philosophy, Economics, Law beyond the Polytechnic School. The actual installation of the university took place on July 2, 1946, the oldest center of higher education in the country, the School of Medicine at the Shrine of Jesus.

Four years later, the Federal University of Bahia was federalized. On December 4, 1950, the government enacted the 2234 law setting theFederal System of Higher Education. Since then, the university has been called the Federal University of Bahia. The history of higher education in the state dates back to 1808 when, for determination of the Portuguese court, the first school of medical education in the country was established: the

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601-650
2014
701+
2015
701+
2016
  • 44.9
    Faculty Student
401-450
2017
  • 40.5
    Academic Reputation
  • 75.2
    Citations per Paper
  • 44.6
    Employer Reputation
  • 49.1
    H-index Citations
73
2014
96
2014
=62
2015
121-130
2015
69
2016
201-250
2016
BRICS Rankings
  • 43.3
    Academic Reputation
73
2014
96
2014
=62
2015
121-130
2015
69
2016
201-250
2016
LatAm University Rankings
  • 59.10
    Overall Score
  • 47.4
    Academic Reputation
  • 86.1
    Faculty Student
  • 66.7
    Citations per Paper
  • 66.2
    Papers per Faculty
  • 93.5
    International Research Network
  • 63.2
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 90.3
    Web Impact
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
2,340
International
4

Number of students

32,596
Postgraduate 12%
Undergraduate 89%
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