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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 +2326th839th752nd292nd1529th25th
Arts and Humanities +493rd207th161st47th425th5th
Business, Management and Accounting 194th74th37th7th133rd2nd
Computer Science 1653rd566th467th94th1111th12th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 518th188th143rd33rd336th7th
Energy 1382nd394th337th86th793rd11th
Engineering +1589th544th446th103rd1043rd10th
Environmental Science 2686th808th727th246th1524th21st
Mathematics 1693rd560th483rd86th1067th12th
Medicine +3909th1232nd1109th466th2626th34th
Physics and Astronomy 2899th873rd874th225th1697th19th
Psychology 413th153rd103rd28th366th5th
Social Sciences +460th161st115th40th350th6th

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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