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Foundation: 1290

Mission: The University of Coimbra is an institution for the creation, critical analysis, transmission and dissemination of culture, science and technology which, through research, teaching and the provision of services to the community, contributes to economic and social development, the protection of the environment, the promotion of social justice and informed and responsible citizenship and the consolidation of knowledge-based sovereignty

Vision: The University of Coimbra's affirmation as the best university in the Portuguese language

History: www.uc.pt

Subordinate organizations:

  • Centre for Neuroscience and Cell Biology
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 +1391st548th461st158th967th14th
Arts and Humanities +299th129th94th29th265th3rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1285th438th353rd76th956th8th
Business, Management and Accounting 382nd149th93rd22nd272nd8th
Chemistry 1944th700th597th193rd1298th12th
Computer Science 867th268th214th43rd596th8th
Dentistry 358th141st122nd55th259th3rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1898th653rd575th154th1176th11th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 465th167th125th29th307th4th
Energy 1644th481st427th114th952nd16th
Engineering +1018th306th231st51st663rd7th
Environmental Science 967th284th229th62nd562nd5th
Mathematics 968th309th251st44th635th6th
Medicine +1251st446th359th88th913th6th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 497th140th117th28th334th4th
Physics and Astronomy 1796th668th587th127th1212th13th
Psychology 271st95th62nd15th247th2nd
Social Sciences +318th110th74th24th250th3rd
Veterinary 961st229th229th183rd562nd11th

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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