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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 +226th56th47th14th140th1st
Arts and Humanities +417th175th129th33rd361st5th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 423rd116th88th9th315th1st
Business, Management and Accounting 271st99th54th8th197th3rd
Chemistry 807th249th197th52nd526th4th
Computer Science 410th120th91st14th256th3rd
Dentistry 181st67th49th26th127th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences +743rd263rd208th51st473rd3rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 363rd137th93rd17th257th2nd
Energy 469th104th81st21st237th3rd
Engineering +446th121st89th19th269th2nd
Environmental Science 317th86th64th14th166th2nd
Mathematics 799th282nd236th35th532nd3rd
Medicine +369th119th82nd13th281st1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 99th18th14th4th60th1st
Physics and Astronomy 1103rd407th333rd61st779th7th
Psychology 232nd80th49th7th211th1st
Social Sciences +260th90th57th16th216th2nd
Veterinary 355th95th84th49th234th2nd

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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