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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

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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 +238th72nd60th19th166th2nd
Arts and Humanities +403rd167th129th38th351st4th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 312th83rd65th9th227th1st
Business, Management and Accounting 216th80th43rd8th150th3rd
Chemistry 603rd178th134th32nd409th2nd
Computer Science 321st79th54th9th199th2nd
Dentistry 263rd107th90th41st189th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +896th320th251st62nd566th6th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 258th90th60th10th172nd2nd
Energy 378th84th66th13th198th2nd
Engineering +340th83rd61st9th207th2nd
Environmental Science 266th54th43rd16th120th1st
Mathematics 469th138th107th17th289th2nd
Medicine +285th90th65th13th223rd1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 73rd11th9th4th36th1st
Physics and Astronomy 916th309th242nd44th633rd4th
Psychology 264th93rd59th14th240th1st
Social Sciences +221st71st43rd14th176th2nd
Veterinary 296th81st70th43rd190th2nd

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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