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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-27IBEROAMERICAOECDPortugal
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +1189th463rd388th132nd829th11th
Arts and Humanities 1166th485th389th134th921st11th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1931st708th590th153rd1436th14th
Business, Management and Accounting 234th90th48th9th164th4th
Chemistry 1393rd497th400th121st957th9th
Computer Science 830th256th205th39th568th7th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1837th634th557th148th1139th10th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 549th204th153rd37th355th8th
Energy 1080th296th246th60th622nd9th
Engineering +826th235th177th44th527th6th
Environmental Science 746th213th169th45th421st3rd
Mathematics 937th297th242nd43rd611th5th
Medicine +1917th692nd590th171st1373rd14th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 813th256th213th51st563rd9th
Physics and Astronomy 906th303rd237th41st625th3rd
Psychology 1034th407th302nd105th862nd8th
Social Sciences +581st214th156th55th448th7th
Veterinary 696th182nd179th109th442nd8th

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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