Instituto Politecnico de LeiriaUniversity


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Foundation: 1980

Mission: The Polytechnic of Leiria is a higher education institution committed to education and research, which educates citizens with the relevant skills to contribute to regional and national sustainable development and which generates knowledge and innovation of high cultural, economic and social value.

Vision: In 2020 we are a technical university recognised for scientific production and transfer of knowledge to society, for quality and training, employability, and for contributions to global sustainable development.



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Research percentile


Innovation percentile


Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Universities sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject area

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal

AreaWorldWestern EuropeEU-28IBEROAMERICAOECDPortugal
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 716th439th445th210th648th20th
Business, Management and Accounting 741st392nd406th112th614th19th
Computer Science 624th361st363rd105th521st14th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 481st312th312th120th413th15th
Energy 369th147th147th40th258th7th
Engineering 551st322nd320th96th454th15th
Environmental Science 543rd347th343rd124th455th19th
Mathematics 687th428th446th166th588th18th
Social Sciences 659th367th368th115th580th14th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

Where is the institution located?

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