ISCTE Instituto Universitario de LisboaUniversity


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Foundation: 1972

Mission: The mission of ISCTE-IUL is to create and convey scientific knowledge according to the best international standards, training highly skilled professionals, mainly at the postgraduate level, in the areas of management, information technology and architecture, social sciences and public policy, for the advancement of society.

Vision: A research oriented university focused on deploying a dynamics of continuous improvement of the institution in its various areas of management and functioning.



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
Arts and Humanities 353rd176th170th37th319th6th
Business, Management and Accounting 179th71st70th6th141st2nd
Computer Science 564th308th306th72nd463rd10th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 507th336th337th139th439th16th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 376th192nd189th34th309th7th
Energy 262nd82nd83rd18th170th4th
Engineering 551st322nd320th96th454th15th
Environmental Science 549th351st348th126th461st20th
Mathematics 583rd351st356th92nd485th13th
Medicine 826th530th523rd251st776th31st
Physics and Astronomy 604th368th369th106th532nd10th
Psychology 280th115th107th15th265th2nd
Social Sciences 405th173rd175th37th343rd7th

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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