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ULisboa in 1st place in the SCIMAGO Research ranking for 2015


Universidade de Lisboa (ULisboa) is in 1 st place among Portuguese Universities amongst Portuguese universities in the SCIMAGO Research ranking for 2015, which is based on an evaluation of nine indicators: output (number of publications on SCOPUS), International collaboration, impact factor (normalised), quality factor of publications, specialisation factor, excellence ratio, scientific leadership, excellence of publications and excellence of leadership.


ULisboa is ranked 113 th place in the world amongst 5,055 higher education institutions and research organisations, having risen 26 positions since 2013. It should be highlighted that ULisboa improved its classification amongst the sample of universities world-wide, and is now ranked in 92 th place, whereas in 2014 it was in 99 th place. European-wise, ULisboa is in 29th place, of which only 19 are higher education institutions.


In the SCIMAGO Research List, the majority of national higher education institutions have risen in the ranking this year. ULisboa is 84 places ahead of the next-ranked Portuguese university.