pixel Rankings | Universidade NOVA de Lisboa


Universidade NOVA de Lisboa stands out in the main international rankings. These results acknowledge the efforts developed by NOVA as an institution with internationally competitive research and teaching excellence, able to ensure high levels of professional success to its students.

U-Multirank 2017

NOVA University Lisbon achieved the highest score of A (Very Good) in 11 indicators of the global U-Multirank 2018

U-Multirank has a multi-dimensional approach that compares the performance of universities across five categories - teaching and learning, research, knowledge transfer, international orientation and regional engagement.

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QS Word University Rankings

Ranked 361, NOVA is one of the top 1.4% universities in the world with above-average performance in this international ranking.

NOVA is the leader in Portugal in International Faculty and Faculty Student indicators which confirms the capacity to attract faculty and researchers at global level and the long term commitment with high teaching quality.

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QS Top 50 under 50

NOVA has steadily risen in this ranking since the 2011-2012 edition and occupies a position well above the global average. The ranking shows the top universities under 50 years old based on the highest performing young institutions in the QS World University Rankings® 2015/2016, where NOVA was already in, leading, at a national level, in employers reputation.

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CWTS Leiden

According to the Leiden Ranking 2018, which analyses the scientific performance of more than 1000 universities worldwide, NOVA is the Portuguese institution with the highest impact  in terms of published scientific articles on a global scale, with 11,8% of all scientific production in the TOP 10% of most cited publications.

NOVA 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, and is also the number one in terms of research collaboration.

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THE Young University Rankings 2017

Universidade NOVA de Lisboa was distinguished by the 6th year in a row by the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings, leading the indicators Citations and International Outlook. 

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