Universidade do Porto *University


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Foundation: 1911

Mission: The mission of the U.Porto is the creation of scientific, cultural and artistic knowledge, higher education strongly anchored in research, the social and economic valorisation of knowledge and active participation in the progress of the communities in which it operates.

Vision: Information not localized

History: sigarra.up.pt

Subordinate organizations:

  • Fraunhofer AICOS Portugal
  • Instituto de Astrofisica e Ciencias do Espaco
  • Rede de Quimica e Tecnologia
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-28IBEROAMERICAOECDPortugal
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +216th76th76th19th167th2nd
Arts and Humanities +384th199th197th44th346th5th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 346th138th129th10th290th1st
Business, Management and Accounting 209th82nd78th8th160th3rd
Chemistry 459th227th221st59th380th3rd
Computer Science 300th101st96th10th206th2nd
Dentistry 193rd71st66th28th151st1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences +325th168th170th42nd256th4th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 257th108th104th16th193rd3rd
Energy 335th136th133rd25th236th3rd
Engineering +265th85th82nd14th177th2nd
Environmental Science 244th75th74th14th162nd2nd
Mathematics 373rd165th160th24th286th2nd
Medicine +308th120th110th12th260th1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 145th31st31st5th98th1st
Physics and Astronomy 447th215th207th33rd359th3rd
Psychology 229th87th79th11th218th2nd
Social Sciences +285th111th108th21st243rd3rd
Veterinary 332nd109th119th58th243rd2nd

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?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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