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Foundation: 1973

Mission: To generate, disseminate and apply knowledge, based on freedom of thought and the plurality of critical exercises, promoting higher education and contributing to the construction of a model of society based on humanist principles, who has knowledge, creativity and innovation as factors of growth, sustainable development, well-being and solidarity.

Vision: In 2020, the University of Minho will be a centre of education, creation and valorisation of knowledge with high international attractiveness, based on the performance of its research centres and on the quality and distinction of its educational project, having knowledge, creativity and ethics as identity hallmarks of its students, establishing itself as a promoting agent of the economic, social and cultural development.

History: www.uminho.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 +595th214th180th57th417th5th
Arts and Humanities +506th211th165th50th436th6th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 978th328th258th47th735th5th
Business, Management and Accounting 296th112th66th15th206th6th
Chemistry 1089th362nd285th86th751st6th
Computer Science 789th240th191st36th536th6th
Dentistry 479th178th158th70th337th4th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 1414th503rd426th101st891st9th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 486th176th133rd30th319th5th
Energy 637th162nd126th31st354th4th
Engineering +545th141st103rd19th344th3rd
Environmental Science 1307th396th324th83rd764th8th
Mathematics 1027th331st266th46th671st7th
Medicine +1048th377th301st69th772nd4th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 673rd210th172nd42nd468th7th
Physics and Astronomy 1061st374th302nd60th731st6th
Psychology 384th141st94th24th342nd4th
Social Sciences +396th134th91st37th300th5th
Veterinary 653rd173rd167th102nd418th7th

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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