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Facts and Figures

The University
The University

9 Schools

9 Libraries

3 Halls of Residence

Degree Programmes
Degree Programmes *

28 Bachelor

12 Integrated Masters 

103 Masters

84 Doctorate 

* Accredited and registered

Research
Research

40 Research Units 

87% evaluated by the Foundation for Science and Technology (FC&T) with "Exceptional", "Excellent" and "Very Good"

4 655 Publications (2019)

2 708 Publications indexed to the Scopus/Web of Science

20  European Research Council Grants

54,3 M € Horizon 2020 Funding (2014-2019)

Academic and Research Staff
Academic and Research Staff

2 355 Faculty and Researchers

1 626 Faculty and Researchers FTE

99,90% Tenure track with PhD

48,7% Women

 

 

NOVA in international rankings
NOVA in international rankings

OS UNDER 50
21st among European universities under 50 years old

U-MULTIRANK 2020
8th place among young European universities

EDUNIVERSAL MASTERS RANKING 2019
NOVA was listed in 24 out of 50 programmes, occupying the European Top 10 in 21 areas and the European Top 5 in 15 areas

QS BY SUBJECT
Top 8 among young European universities in 5 areas evaluated by QS:

- Arts & Humanities (6th);
- Engineering & Technology: (8th);
- Life Sciences & Medicine (7th);
- Natural Sciences (5th);
- Social Sciences & Management (7th).

LEIDEN
Portuguese university with the highest global impact with 12,5% of all scientific output in the TOP 10%

QS GRADUATE EMPLOYABILITY RANKING 2020
NOVA is ranked 13th among public young European universities

QS WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS 2021
European Top 9 among universities founded less than 50 years ago 

Internacional
International

3 408 International students enrolled

110 Nationalities

700 Degrees awarded to international students 

199  International Faculty and Researchers

559 Mobility partnerships

51 Countries

1 128 Incoming exchange students

826 Outgoing exchange students

 

Students
Students

Year 2019/2020

22 018 Students

5 735 Bachelor

6 573 Integrated Master 

6 115 Master

2 044 Doctorate 

561 non-degree programmes

Research Funds
Research Funds

28,7% Research Income 

27,1% Research Income from private sources 

 

Placement 1st Cycle and Integrated Masters

Year 2019/2020

2 559 available places

8,6 applications per places available

5 277 1st choice applications

 

Graduates
Graduates

Year 2018/2019

1 770 Bachelor

834 Integrated Master

1 710 Master 

269 Doctorate

NOVA in International rankings

THE * YOUNG UNIVERSITY RANKINGS
Only 61 European universities outrank NOVA

THE * UNIVERSITY TEACHING RANKINGS
Top 4 in Europe among young universities and leader at national level

THE * UNIVERSITY IMPACT RANKINGS
NOVA ranks in the following positions among young European institutions:

  • 2nd in SDG 5 (Gender Equality)
  • 5th in SDG 3 (Health and Well-Being)
  • 5th in SDG 17 (Partnership for the Goals)
  • 5th in SDG 9 (Industry and Innovation)
  • 8th in SDG 16 (Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions)

THE * WORLD UNIVERSITY RANKINGS

1st place in Portugal and among the top 25 young European universities, founded less than 50 years ago. 

* THE - Times Higher Education
** SDG - Sustainable Development Goal

SHANGAI ACADEMIC RANKING 2019

NOVA.rose to the 401-500 range. The academic excellence of NOVA is confirmed by the rise in the 3 Research indicators.

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In addition to the institutional networks where NOVA participates, through the Rectorate, all Academic Units participate in specific networks related to their teaching and research fields.