Universidade Catolica PortuguesaUniversity


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Foundation: 1967

Mission: To serve Portugal through innovative research and excellent, internationally bent education, aimed at promoting sustainable development in the spirit of christian humanism.

Vision: To be a leader in global education and in the production of science for the common good.

History: www.ucp.pt


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 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 544th311th307th107th480th13th
Arts and Humanities 490th288th285th82nd452nd9th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 700th412th400th114th623rd10th
Business, Management and Accounting 593rd289th289th71st477th12th
Chemistry 419th185th178th48th348th3rd
Computer Science 666th398th402nd132nd563rd20th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 470th244th247th53rd390th10th
Engineering 428th206th202nd41st331st8th
Environmental Science 437th248th242nd69th350th11th
Medicine 639th352nd343rd98th589th9th
Psychology 701st398th391st122nd662nd11th
Social Sciences 727th427th430th162nd647th19th

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 visualizatiĆ³n 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.

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