Universidade de Coimbra *University


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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 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 539th308th303rd105th475th12th
Arts and Humanities 244th110th106th21st218th3rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 591st314th301st66th517th7th
Business, Management and Accounting 329th146th146th24th262nd8th
Chemistry 581st318th312th97th502nd12th
Computer Science 388th162nd156th24th295th4th
Dentistry 318th139th134th44th247th3rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 469th301st300th111th401st13th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 379th194th191st35th311th8th
Energy 482nd247th247th73rd369th14th
Engineering 359th150th146th25th266th4th
Environmental Science 374th196th191st47th288th8th
Mathematics 387th178th178th24th293rd4th
Medicine 538th263rd255th52nd488th5th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 363rd133rd127th19th289th4th
Physics and Astronomy 468th245th241st43rd397th4th
Psychology 234th93rd87th8th222nd1st
Social Sciences 224th78th77th14th183rd2nd

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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