University of Porto: Rankings

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The University of Porto ranked 1st in Portugal and 268th in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 100 in 11 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the University of Porto is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 64,733 publications and 1,557,795 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 72 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#268 of 14,160In the World
#100 of 2,789In Europe
#1 of 95In Portugal
#1 of 11In Porto
#52 of 1,010For Physical chemistry
#58 of 1,016For Biochemical Engineering
#64 of 1,025For Toxicology
#656 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#297 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top100For 8 other topics

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Medicine

The University of Porto ranked 1st for Medicine in Portugal and 333rd in the World with 16,192 publications made and 422,437 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Pathology, Surgery, Physical Therapy, Public Health.

RankRanking
#1 of 30In Portugal
#116 of 1,028In Europe
#333 of 4,839In the World

University of Porto
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199084
1991129
19922138
19932882
19942345
19951941
19963140
19973851
199849127
199969190
200056116
200171201
2002105483
2003125338
2004152936
2005155665
20062321039
20072931594
20083581316
20094011412
20104971572
20116332228
20127914185
20139633268
201411093989
201513427222
201613957635
201715107609
201813088526
201914644552
202018686750

Biology

The University of Porto ranked 1st for Biology in Portugal and 302nd in the World with 14,351 publications made and 512,417 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Biochemistry, Genetics, Nutrition and Food Science, Microbiology.

RankRanking
#1 of 23In Portugal
#108 of 958In Europe
#302 of 4,578In the World

University of Porto
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19901712
19912423
19922327
199325100
19942734
19953078
19964494
19974383
199871171
199997333
2000110347
2001102399
2002132613
2003165480
20042011290
20052211106
20063051406
20073481825
20084282119
20094972445
20105092622
20116273413
20127994733
20139084240
20149174650
201511656184
201611365516
201711356440
201810177322
201911395265
202013205786

Chemistry

The University of Porto ranked 2nd for Chemistry in Portugal and 286th in the World with 11,168 publications made and 363,765 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Biochemistry, Nutrition and Food Science, Chemical Engineering, Inorganic Chemistry.

RankRanking
#2 of 24In Portugal
#90 of 995In Europe
#286 of 4,409In the World

University of Porto
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19903029
19912717
19923132
19933020
19943419
19954357
19965472
199746108
19987094
1999101263
2000118305
2001131414
2002145492
2003159505
20042261094
2005214930
20062751107
20072801685
20083761523
20094131949
20104582087
20115142456
20126402642
20137243298
20147193216
20157993380
20168053624
20178144101
20186983277
20197733253
20208673132

Engineering

The University of Porto ranked 3rd for Engineering in Portugal and 318th in the World with 10,938 publications made and 256,851 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Structural Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Automation and Control engineering.

RankRanking
#3 of 24In Portugal
#87 of 1,147In Europe
#318 of 4,716In the World

University of Porto
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990206
19912812
19922415
1993248
19942618
19953128
19964335
19973343
19984969
199955127
200076122
200196256
2002109260
2003114275
2004153347
2005158363
2006217599
20072231128
20083171136
20093911173
20104031879
20114851873
20126532222
20137012549
20146482642
20158372743
20168913414
20179323616
20187722686
20198993116
20209553295

Physics

The University of Porto ranked 3rd for Physics in Portugal and 386th in the World with 8,193 publications made and 273,155 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Astrophysics and Astronomy, Nanotechnology, Optical Engineering, Condensed Matter Physics.

RankRanking
#3 of 20In Portugal
#137 of 978In Europe
#386 of 4,160In the World

University of Porto
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990176
1991237
19921911
1993156
19942920
19953425
19964538
19972639
19985555
199971107
200075103
200193247
200297208
2003122289
2004150331
2005127541
2006177786
20072021445
20083041324
20093091875
20103341332
20114192062
20124722185
20135322664
20144943158
20155782858
20166453856
20176103045
20185112507
20195752313
20206193044

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The University of Porto ranked 2nd for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Portugal and 368th in the World with 7,195 publications made and 178,997 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Sociology, Sports / Exercise science, Political Science, Education Majors.

RankRanking
#2 of 31In Portugal
#127 of 1,158In Europe
#368 of 5,152In the World

University of Porto
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199082
199141
19921011
1993312
199458
19951153
19961717
19971619
19981935
19992557
20002996
200145142
200233108
200357111
200467319
200577286
2006119457
2007124514
2008172611
2009202617
2010250729
2011333878
20123421131
20134301135
20145001636
20155703122
20165634370
20176283180
20186335738
20197371880
20207893001

Computer Science

The University of Porto ranked 2nd for Computer Science in Portugal and 363rd in the World with 6,228 publications made and 134,607 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Bioinformatics and Computational biology, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Management Information Systems.

RankRanking
#2 of 25In Portugal
#129 of 1,068In Europe
#363 of 4,494In the World

University of Porto
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199083
1991125
199260
199340
199469
199572
199640
19971215
19981712
19992350
20003868
20013771
20022535
20033980
20045899
200572100
2006109227
2007150279
2008196772
2009254538
2010285770
20112881006
20123971099
20134431025
20144161399
20154692164
20165431694
20174992084
20184663250
20195381851
20205402362

Environmental Science

The University of Porto ranked 2nd for Environmental Science in Portugal and 269th in the World with 5,886 publications made and 157,736 citations received. Main research topics: Ecology, Geography and Cartography, Environmental Management, Environmental Chemistry, Geology.

RankRanking
#2 of 22In Portugal
#88 of 951In Europe
#269 of 4,129In the World

University of Porto
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199082
199121
199259
199341
199487
1995914
1996813
19971214
1998188
19991337
200029101
20012987
20024397
200353170
200461180
200569205
2006136383
2007115556
2008139419
2009220864
20102171470
2011271915
20123231108
20133951753
20144401751
20155042203
20165412240
20175122649
20184152419
20194892314
20205381714

Psychology

The University of Porto ranked 2nd for Psychology in Portugal and 444th in the World with 3,390 publications made and 68,824 citations received. Main research topics: Child Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry, Neuroscience.

RankRanking
#2 of 24In Portugal
#153 of 846In Europe
#444 of 3,753In the World

University of Porto
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199032
199151
199235
1993725
1994427
1995610
199676
199751
19981035
19991034
20001218
20011337
20021442
20031558
200419139
20052435
200635254
200754197
200875260
2009101361
201098289
2011143518
2012205525
2013223653
2014270544
2015255650
2016298907
2017306993
20182962632
2019286543
20203851141

Business

The University of Porto ranked 2nd for Business in Portugal and 380th in the World with 2,802 publications made and 49,466 citations received. Main research topics: Management Information Systems, Operations Research, Project Management, Marketing, Investment Banking and Stock trading.

RankRanking
#2 of 26In Portugal
#132 of 1,028In Europe
#380 of 4,080In the World

University of Porto
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199010
199130
199211
199311
199410
199551
199681
199771
199882
1999107
2000118
20011128
20021613
20032427
20043046
20053941
200655303
200769206
200895318
2009113254
2010110238
2011136387
2012173449
2013179429
2014197537
2015249638
2016260803
2017229703
2018197556
2019220467
2020226446

Other rankings

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