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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 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 3737th932nd931st544th2081st32nd
Arts and Humanities +598th252nd192nd53rd510th7th
Business, Management and Accounting 222nd83rd40th7th161st2nd
Computer Science 1983rd693rd618th123rd1291st12th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 646th258th193rd42nd448th7th
Energy 2094th599th567th159th1174th21st
Engineering +2168th713th649th143rd1317th19th
Environmental Science 3110th906th864th298th1752nd27th
Mathematics 2407th749th703rd147th1441st13th
Medicine +4689th1298th1204th605th2955th41st
Physics and Astronomy 2868th846th853rd208th1660th17th
Psychology 435th159th108th25th385th5th
Social Sciences +503rd191st139th44th402nd6th

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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