University of Porto Rankings

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In the World#222 of 14178
In Europe#68 of 2794
In Portugal#1 of 96
In Porto#1 of 11
In Geography#106 of 6,457

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
59%
Enrollment
29,178
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Website
up.pt
Languages
Portuguese

Publications & Citations

Publications
61,746
Citations
1,436,856

University of Porto majors

by publication count

Medicine
10,907
Biology
9,379
Chemistry
8,878
Computer science
5,980
Materials science
4,130
Psychology
3,060
Physics
2,800
Engineering
2,509
Mathematics
2,357
Geography
1,327
Environmental science
1,129
Business
948
Economics
789
Sociology
768
Political science
732
Philosophy
606
Art
589
Geology
472
History
115

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy1812,403
Engineering21547,929
Chemistry224246,441
Geography22519,151
Biology295327,175
Materials science29998,206
Physics313118,109
Computer science33076,717
Medicine350216,975
Environmental science36222,564
Business39318,368
Art440447
Mathematics46134,881
Economics46515,606
Political science4993,836
Sociology5088,588
Psychology51746,330
History598358
Geology6796,414

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199099227
1991101382
1992113456
1993121518
1994124715
1995151989
19961821111
19971971324
19982541705
19993532418
20004103182
20014884274
20025185177
20037086890
20048119035
200598512031
2006125816510
2007144121473
2008178628611
2009212236201
2010231644550
2011276655686
2012349369212
2013395683275
2014414396125
20154612107407
20164758116416
20174846130015
20184752129938
20195302155540
20205345181348

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate59%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate and entrance examination, with admitted students requiring a score of at least 10/20
Academic CalendarSeptember to July
Enrollment29,178
Full time employee2,436
Student:staff ratio12:1

Tuition

International studetnsFees for international students range between 3,000 and 8,500 (EUR)
Local studetnsPer annum: undergraduate 999; master 1,250; PhD 2,750 (EUR)

University of Porto has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

LicenciadoAgricultural Engineering, Applied Linguistics, Archaeology, Architecture, Art History, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biology, Biomedicine, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Communication Arts, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Networks, Computer Science, Criminal Law, Cultural Studies, Dentistry, Economics, Educational Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, Food Science, Geography, Geological Engineering, Geology, History, Information Sciences, International Relations, Journalism, Landscape Architecture, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Marine Science and Oceanography, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Modern Languages, Multimedia, Nutrition, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Engineering, Physics, Portuguese, Psychology, Sociology, Sports, Surveying and Mapping, Veterinary Science
MestreAccountancy, Adult Education, African Studies, Agricultural Engineering, American Studies, Applied Physics, Archaeology, Architecture and Planning, Art Education, Art History, Art Management, Astronomy and Space Science, Astrophysics, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Cardiology, Cell Biology, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Graphics, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Consumer Studies, Contemporary History, Criminology, Cultural Studies, Data Processing, Dentistry, Design, Ecology, Economics, Education, Educational Sciences, Engineering, Engineering Management, English Studies, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Finance, Fine Arts, Food Science, Food Technology, Foreign Languages Education, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, Genetics, Geography, Geological Engineering, Geology, Germanic Studies, Graphic Design, Health Administration, Health Education, Health Sciences, Heritage Preservation, History, Human Resources, Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial Design, Information Sciences, International Business, International Relations, Landscape Architecture, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Marine Science and Oceanography, Marketing, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Technology, Medicine, Medieval Studies, Mining Engineering, Molecular Biology, Multimedia, Museum Studies, Native Language Education, Natural Resources, Neurology, Nutrition, Oenology, Oncology, Orthodontics, Pathology, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Physiology, Portuguese, Primary Education, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Psychology, Psychotherapy, Public Health, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Safety Engineering, Science Education, Secondary Education, Service Trades, Sociology, Software Engineering, Soil Science, Sports, Sports Management, Surgery, Surveying and Mapping, Taxation, Teacher Training, Tourism, Town Planning, Toxicology, Translation and Interpretation, Transport Management, Visual Arts, Viticulture, Water Science
DoutorAgricultural Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Aquaculture, Architecture, Architecture and Planning, Art Education, Astronomy and Space Science, Bioengineering, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Cardiology, Cell Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Criminology, Cultural Studies, Dentistry, Design, Earth Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Energy Engineering, Engineering, Engineering Management, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Ethics, Fine Arts, Food Science, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, Genetics, Geography, Gerontology, Health Sciences, Heritage Preservation, History, Industrial Management, Information Management, Information Technology, Landscape Architecture, Law, Leadership, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Marine Science and Oceanography, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Modern History, Molecular Biology, Natural Sciences, Neurosciences, Nursing, Nutrition, Occupational Health, Oncology, Pathology, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Engineering, Physical Therapy, Physics, Polymer and Plastics Technology, Psychology, Public Health, Science Education, Sociology, Soil Science, Sports, Surveying and Mapping, Telecommunications Engineering, Telecommunications Services, Toxicology, Transport and Communications, Veterinary Science

General info

Alternative namesU.Porto
Universidade do Porto
Founded1911
WikipediaUniversity of Porto
AccreditationDireção-Geral do Ensino Superior (DGES); Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Ensino Superior
MottoVirtus Unita Fortius Agit
Unity makes strength
Academic structureFaculty of Architecture
Faculty of Fine Arts
Faculty of Sciences
Faculty of Nutrition and Food Science
Faculty of Sport
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Economics
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Pharmacy
Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Dental Medicine
Faculty of Psychology and Education Science
Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar
University of Porto Business School
Affiliations and membershipsConference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER)
Asociación de Universidades de América Latina y el Caribe para la Integracion (AUALCPI)
Associação das Universidades de Língua Portuguesa (AULP)
Centre of Regional Studies (CEER)
Asociación Columbus
European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education (EAEVE)
European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools (ECLAS)
European Distance and e-Learning Network (EDEN)
Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI)
European Network of Academic Sport Services (ENAS)
European University Association (EUA)
EUA Council for Doctoral Education (EUA-CDE)
European University Continuing Education Network (EUCEN)
European Universities Public Relations and Information Officers (EUPRIO)
Compostela Group of Universities (CGU)
Ge4 Network (GE4)
Tordesillas Group
Heads of University Management and Administration Network in Europe (HUMANE)
International Association of Universities (IAU)
International Council on Archives (ICA)
Institut National de Recherche Halieutique (INRH)
Red de Educación Continua de Latinoamérica y Europa (RECLA)
Société Européenne pour la Formation des Ingénieurs (SEFI)
SGroup European Universities' Network (SGroup)
Technology Innovation International (TII)

Location and Contacts

AddressPraça Gomes Teixeira
Porto, Porto, 4099-002
Portugal
City population238,000
Phone+351 (22) 040 8000
Fax+351 (22) 040 8186

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