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NOVA University Lisbon leads world scientific ranking

NOVA is the portuguese institution with the greatest impact  in terms of scientific papers on a global scale. 

According to the Leiden ranking 2018, NOVA University Lisbon is the is the portuguese institution with the greatest impact  in terms of published scientific articles on a global scale, with 11,8% of all scientific production on the TOP 10% of most cited publications.

The ranking, prepared by CWTS-Centre for Science and Technology Studies of Leiden University, analyses the scientific performance of more than 1000 universitues on a global scale and takes in consideration the impact of scientific articles, which is measured by the number of times they are cited. 

NOVA also leads at national level when it comes to the mean normalized citation score (MNCS), 17% above world average in terms of normalized citation per area. 

NOVA is also the number one on a national level in terms of collaboration, being the institution that had the greatest collaboration of international partners in published articles.