Universidade de Tras-os-Montes e Alto DouroUniversity


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Foundation: 1973

Mission: In accordance with its Statutes, UTAD is a high level institution, which pursues the production and dissemination of knowledge and the cultural, artistic, technological and scientific education of its students, within an international benchmark framework. UTAD’s commitment to the Future involves producing and disseminating knowledge in connection with society, the crucial common denominator of which is the conviction that education and knowledge are of key economic and social value and improve the lives of people and communities.

Vision: During the 2017-2021 cycle, we want to consolidate UTAD as an Eco-University for the Future, a high-quality, attractive higher education institution that inspires learning and the construction of interdisciplinary knowledge, an anchor of cohesion and sustainable cultural and socio-economic development of the territory, which requires a more Cohesive, Collaborative, Connected and Competitive University.

History: www.utad.pt


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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 606th358th356th141st539th15th
Arts and Humanities 563rd355th350th138th525th12th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 872nd573rd567th232nd794th28th
Business, Management and Accounting 696th357th369th93rd571st15th
Chemistry 645th373rd371st131st564th14th
Computer Science 626th363rd365th107th523rd15th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 464th296th295th107th396th12th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 626th339th359th106th531st16th
Energy 624th366th372nd153rd509th18th
Engineering 569th338th337th107th472nd16th
Environmental Science 500th306th302nd101st412th14th
Mathematics 649th406th415th140th551st15th
Medicine 762nd471st462nd193rd712th26th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 806th452nd458th179th707th17th
Psychology 722nd413th406th132nd683rd13th
Social Sciences 605th317th318th90th526th10th
Veterinary 337th124th131st59th267th3rd

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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