24 Best universities for Engineering in Portugal

Below is a list of best universities in Portugal ranked based on their research performance in Engineering. A graph of 1.13M citations received by 47.4K academic papers made by 24 universities in Portugal was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

1. University of Aveiro

For Engineering

#74 in Europe
#288 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Enrollment
13,000
Founded
1973

2. University of Minho

For Engineering

#76 in Europe
#295 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
19,077
Founded
1973

3. University of Porto

For Engineering

#85 in Europe
#314 in the World
Acceptance Rate
59%
Enrollment
29,178
Founded
1911

4. University of Coimbra

For Engineering

#137 in Europe
#435 in the World
Acceptance Rate
44%
Enrollment
25,580
Founded
1290

5. University of Lisbon

For Engineering

#206 in Europe
#601 in the World
Enrollment
49,769
Founded
1911

6. New University of Lisbon

For Engineering

#220 in Europe
#646 in the World
Enrollment
20,077
Founded
1973

7. University of Beira Interior

For Engineering

#379 in Europe
#1140 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Founded
1986

10. Polytechnic Institute of Porto

For Engineering

#541 in Europe
#1798 in the World
Acceptance Rate
51%
Founded
1985

12. Catholic University of Portugal

For Engineering

#568 in Europe
#1918 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Founded
1971

13. Madeira University

For Engineering

#592 in Europe
#2016 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Founded
1988

14. Polytechnic Institute of Leiria

For Engineering

#629 in Europe
#2190 in the World
Enrollment
12,000
Founded
1979

15. University Institute of Lisbon

For Engineering

#647 in Europe
#2283 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Founded
1972

16. Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra

For Engineering

#746 in Europe
#2770 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Founded
1979

18. Polytechnic Institute of Viseu

For Engineering

#812 in Europe
#3066 in the World
Acceptance Rate
69%
Founded
1979

20. Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco

For Engineering

#928 in Europe
#3596 in the World
Acceptance Rate
71%
Founded
1979

21. Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo

For Engineering

#1013 in Europe
#4053 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Founded
1979

22. Polytechnic Institute of Cavado and Ave

For Engineering

#1041 in Europe
#4187 in the World
Enrollment
2,000
Founded
1994

23. University of the Azores

For Engineering

#1047 in Europe
#4216 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Founded
1976

24. Polytechnic Institute of Lisbon

For Engineering

#1054 in Europe
#4256 in the World
Enrollment
13,000
Founded
1979

The best cities to study Engineering in Portugal based on the number of universities and their ranks are Aveiro, Braga, Porto, and Coimbra.