University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP)


The ISCTE-IUL has been significantly improving its positioning in the recent years in the University Ranking by Academic Performance. In 2017 the ISCTE-IUL was ranked 1521st in the world rank, which represents an improvement of 190 positions since 2014.

The ISCTE-IUL has scored higher in the following areas (see figure below):

  • Articles: articles published in journals in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd quartiles
  • Article Impact Total: scientific productivity
  • International Collaboration: articles published in collaboration with foreign universities


About this ranking

University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP) has collected data on 3,000 universities around the world, in order to classify them by their academic performance. This ranking covers approximately 12% of all institutions of higher education in the world.


URAP ranking system is based on data obtained from open sources. In 2017, URAP applied a new filter for the article and citation indicators to promote publication quality by focusing on articles published in journals that are listed within the first, second and third quartiles in terms of their Journal Impact Factor within their subject areas.




Access ranking: University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP)

Last update: October 2017

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