Universidade do MinhoUniversity


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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


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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.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
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 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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