Copper League
University of Nova de Lisboa

Portugal

Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Campus de Campolide, 1099-085 Lisbon, Portugal

449 World
rank
5 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1973
Short name:
NOVA
Type:
Public
Students:
18870
Faculty:
1050
Faculty/Students Ratio:
18
:
1
Web-site:
www.unl.pt
Region:
Europe
Location:
Lisbon
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 449 44.135
Teaching 341 52.084
Research 535 32.175
International Diversity 412 44.069
Financial Sustainability 457 50.216
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 499 26.64
Research Perfomance Rankings 373 48.934
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TEACHING
World Rank: 341
Country rank: 3
Score: 52.084
League: Bronze League
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name
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40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 535
Country rank: 6
Score: 32.175
League: World League
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weight
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name
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40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 412
Country rank: 4
Score: 44.069
League: Copper League
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weight
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name
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10 %
Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 457
Country rank: 3
Score: 50.216
League: Copper League
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weight
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name
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weight
10 %
Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

UNL is a comprehensive university with nine Academic Units involved in teaching and research in Science and Technology, Social Sciences, Economics and Management, Law, Humanities, Life Sciences and Medicine, including Tropical and Public Health. With more than 19 000 students and 1000 PhD holders in its staff, NOVA aims to be an internationally recognized university based upon an excellent quality in research and teaching, progressively oriented towards 2nd and 3rd cycle education and able to provide high levels of professional success to its students and relevant services to the community. NOVA`s teaching diversity is reflected in almost two hundred programmes ranging from 1st to 3rd cycle. In 2011, more than 2000 students choose NOVA for obtaining their doctorate degree, 13% of which are foreigners. 63% of the research units hosted by NOVA have been evaluated as Excellent or Very Good by international panels. NOVA`s researchers produced more than 1000 publications indexed to Web of Science in 2011; In the period 2004-2010, 50% of NOVA`s publications resulted from international collaboration. The normalized impact of NOVA`s publications in bibliometric databases has been growing steadily and reached the world average in the period 2005-2008. Collaborative R&D projects are carried out at interface institutions that have a large number of partnerships with private and public entities.

Mission Statement

The mission of UNL, as a university institution that wishes to be a reference, is broken down as follows: Competitive research at international level, specialising in interdisciplinary areas, including research aimed at resolution of the problems that affect society; Teaching of excellence, with a growing emphasis in the second and third cycles, but based on solid primary cycle levels, through competitive academic programmes at national and international level, praising merit as the essential measure of assessment; A broader base of inter-institutional participation, geared towards integration of the various scientific cultures, with a view to creating innovative synergies for teaching and for research; The provision of quality services, both nationally and internationally, capable of making a relevant contribution to social development and to qualification of human resources, giving particular attention to the countries where Portuguese is spoken.