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

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 +1573rd617th525th182nd1080th19th
Arts and Humanities 1923rd659th583rd279th1398th18th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3891st1298th1213th455th2668th30th
Business, Management and Accounting 1134th419th342nd99th760th14th
Chemistry 2436th869th795th252nd1605th17th
Computer Science 2486th792nd727th173rd1541st14th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 2150th705th634th188th1296th13th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1545th495th457th138th942nd16th
Energy 2444th639th612th182nd1289th22nd
Engineering +2495th783rd719th188th1506th21st
Environmental Science 2659th801st721st243rd1513th20th
Mathematics 3327th842nd839th257th1784th23rd
Medicine +3700th1188th1061st433rd2511th33rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2770th847th801st324th1777th20th
Physics and Astronomy 2547th838th812th190th1586th17th
Psychology 1521st589th464th173rd1233rd11th
Social Sciences +1432nd531st440th138th1022nd11th
Veterinary 490th131st121st78th321st5th

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?

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