UnB has nowadays 528 certified research groups, distributed in the fields of Health Sciences, Exact and Earth Sciences, Humanities, Applied Social Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Biological Sciences, Engineering and Technology, Linguistics, Language and Arts, and Multidisciplinary areas.  Most of the groups are concentrated in the Social Sciences, Humanities, Exact and Earth Sciences, and Health.


This research structure resonates in the existing laboratories, currently over 600, distributed in all the areas.  This infrastructure is composed of a variety of specialized equipment and highly qualified technical staff to attend to the current research in different areas.