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Foundation: 1973

Mission: The UA’s mission is to create, share and apply knowledge, involving the whole community through teaching, research and cooperation with the surrounding environment, in order to make a clear difference for individuals and society.

Vision: To create and transmit knowledge in order to transform lives, communities and society in general, by promoting training for citizenship, in respecting the freedom, equality and dignity of the human person.

History: www.ua.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 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-28IBEROAMERICAOECDPortugal
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +453rd240th240th95th383rd9th
Arts and Humanities 518th303rd308th87th474th7th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 670th404th395th134th606th11th
Business, Management and Accounting 291st120th119th15th228th5th
Chemistry 545th305th299th92nd465th7th
Computer Science 487th233rd227th41st380th6th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +448th284th290th121st379th11th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 446th228th232nd54th361st8th
Energy 434th203rd204th54th327th9th
Engineering +377th164th160th31st282nd5th
Environmental Science 325th141st139th31st237th3rd
Mathematics 444th225th220th41st356th4th
Medicine +666th394th384th128th597th11th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 519th250th250th65th442nd5th
Physics and Astronomy 444th212th204th32nd356th2nd
Psychology 576th308th305th80th541st8th
Social Sciences +514th236th235th62nd429th7th

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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