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


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 area

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 221st87th86th14th183rd1st
Arts and Humanities 335th165th160th33rd301st4th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 364th148th139th14th306th1st
Business, Management and Accounting 217th88th87th10th170th4th
Chemistry 448th207th199th53rd375th4th
Computer Science 243rd79th75th8th163rd2nd
Dentistry 290th129th123rd39th229th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 320th164th162nd35th254th4th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 261st118th115th14th209th4th
Energy 309th106th106th28th207th6th
Engineering 251st73rd70th9th167th2nd
Environmental Science 181st58th55th10th112th3rd
Mathematics 344th147th147th18th253rd2nd
Medicine 282nd100th95th11th243rd1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 114th24th24th4th78th1st
Physics and Astronomy 418th204th198th29th349th2nd
Psychology 298th127th118th16th283rd3rd
Social Sciences 247th97th95th17th206th3rd
Veterinary 212th78th76th26th169th1st

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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