University of Porto
University of Porto

Continente: Europe

Country: Portugal

Address: Reitoria da U.Porto, Praça Gomes Teixeira, 4099-002 Porto, Portugal

Web Site: www.sigarra.up.pt



About University of Porto:

The University of Porto (Universidade do Porto) is a Portuguese public university located in Porto, and founded on 22 March 1911. It is the second largest Portuguese university by number of enrolled students, after the University of Lisbon, and has one of the most noted research outputs in Portugal. The University of Porto was founded by decree of March 22, 1911, issued by the Provisional Government of the First Portuguese Republic. The Polytechnic Academy's main purpose was the teaching of science and industrial engineering of all kinds, and professional specialties such as naval officers, merchants, farmers, factory directors and artists. The inauguration of the University of Porto took place on July 16, 1911, and mathematician Gomes Teixeira was chosen as first Reitor (rector). At this time, the university became economically and scientifically independent, and teaching autonomy was officially recognized. Currently, there are 14 faculties and a postgraduate business school at the university.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
World University Rankings 458 374 330 323 320 318 296 279 269 254 232 218

ByField

Field 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Agriculture - 252 197 180 158 57 119 117 106 105 94 86
Engineering - - 255 214 164 162 170 156 157 162 164 163
Life Sciences - - - 281 286 292 262 226 226 229 199 203
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - - - - -
Natural Sciences - - - 285 226 212 276 281 261 290 266 256
Social Sciences - - - - - - - - - - - -

BySubject

Subject 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Agricultural Sciences - - - - 66 57 47 69 62 58 57 31
Chemistryical Engineering - - - 85 57 60 64 69 76 80 82 83
Chemistry - - - 242 179 124 150 151 162 172 177 172
Civil Engineering - - - 126 97 67 54 50 59 58 53 53
Computer Science - - - 294 299 215 250 215 209 202 242 211
Electrical Engineering - - - - - - 209 209 234 242 221 200
Environment / Ecology - - - - 191 183 163 126 117 125 110 111
Geosciences - - - - - - - - - - - -
Materials Science - - - 252 239 290 226 218 195 247 245 228
Mathematics - - - - - - - - - - 335 301-350
Mechanical Engineering - - - 62 46 30 92 65 80 84 73 80
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - - - - 203 149 87 99 65 58 67
Physics - - - 236 224 249 - - 294 - 301-350 301-350
Plant & Animal Science - - - - - 277 196 160 138 125 127 134