Science and Technology

Academic subjects taught at Técnico ranked among the world’s top 50 according to Shanghai Ranking

Universidade de Lisboa stands out in three academic subjects: Marine and Ocean Engineering, Remote Sensing and Civil Engineering.

For the second consecutive year, three academic subjects taught at Universidade de Lisboa (ULisboa) rank among the world top 50 according to the Shanghai Ranking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2019. Marine and Ocean Engineering ranks once again in the Top 10 (5th place), while Remote Detection ranks 19th and Civil Engineering ranks 48th.

ULisboa also stands out in the following subjects: Electrical Engineering (51-75), Water Resources (51-75), Automation & Control (76-100), Energy Science & Engineering (101-150), Instruments Science & Technology (101-150), Computer Science & Engineering (101-150), Transportation Science & Technology (101-150), Mechanical Engineering (151-200), Environmental Science & Engineering (151-200) and Computer Science & Engineering (151-200), which are directly linked to Técnico.

ULisboa is the only Portuguese university that obtained classification in Remote Sensing, Water Resources and Public Administration and Statistics.

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is number one in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering and has been ranked as the top university in the world.

The Harvard University stands out in the general ranking, holding a leading position in 14 academic subjects: Social Sciences (7), Medical Sciences (3), Life Sciences (2) and Engineering (2).

Shanghai Ranking assessment is based in scientific production indicators and research quality, such as: number of papers, papers published in high impact journals and number of citations (based on InCites database). The 2019 edition contains rankings of universities in 54 subjects across natural sciences, engineering, life sciences, medical sciences, and social sciences. In total, more than 4000 universities were ranked.