Cooperativa de Ensino Superior Politecnico e UniversitarioUniversity


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Foundation: 1982

Mission: CESPU's Mission is to create and disseminate knowledge in the area of health sciences, providing its students with a solid and consistent formation, giving them a critical and creative spirit, giving them adequate conditions at the level of resources for the development of Research & Development activities and enhancing their proximity to the community, making them an asset in the global environment in which we operate.

Vision: CESPU aims to be one of the reference institutions in private education of health sciences in 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 790th477th498th268th721st23rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 739th450th438th135th662nd15th
Chemistry 571st310th303rd94th492nd11th
Medicine 686th397th388th133rd636th16th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 393rd152nd147th22nd315th5th

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.

Where is the institution located?

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