Instituto Politecnico de ViseuUniversity


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Foundation: 1979

Mission: The Polytechnic Institute of Viseu is a state higher education institution aimed at producing and disseminating knowledge, carrying out research activities and training professionals, in order to promote sustainable development and quality of life in the region. This institution is guided by fundamental values such as multidimensional training, respect for rights, active participation of all, ethical commitment towards society, excellence and autonomy. Constant efforts are being made with the objective of building an institution with national and international visibility, based on excellence at the levels of teaching, scientific and cultural production and on its contribution to effective regional and national development and also to equal opportunities.

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Overall percentile
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 areas/categories

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-27IBEROAMERICAOECDPortugal
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +2245th812th720th280th1474th24th
Business, Management and Accounting 2284th633rd590th226th1317th29th
Computer Science 3022nd870th838th229th1761st21st
Energy 3428th767th780th306th1611th35th
Engineering 3268th858th841st275th1785th28th
Environmental Science 2614th793rd710th237th1494th19th
Mathematics 3925th863rd882nd327th1921st28th
Social Sciences 3332nd858th809th407th2028th30th

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?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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