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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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.

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Compared to Universities sector (percentiles)

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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