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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 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 491st270th264th86th429th10th
Arts and Humanities 450th253rd248th65th412th8th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 701st413th401st115th624th11th
Business, Management and Accounting 297th128th128th20th235th6th
Chemistry 497th246th238th69th419th7th
Computer Science 428th190th186th29th332nd6th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 371st208th206th53rd303rd5th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 461st240th243rd48th384th9th
Energy 463rd230th230th68th351st13th
Engineering 399th181st177th32nd303rd6th
Environmental Science 319th151st144th31st236th6th
Mathematics 378th171st171st20th284th3rd
Medicine 649th362nd353rd104th599th10th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 627th319th314th90th532nd10th
Physics and Astronomy 427th211th206th32nd358th3rd
Psychology 589th316th310th75th553rd8th
Social Sciences 456th210th211th44th387th8th

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.

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