Universities in Lisbon, Portugal
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Lisbon
12 out of 33
  • Universities in Lisbon
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
20
  • Different Rankings list
  • Universities in Lisbon
  • (15 institution and 5 subject rankings)
15
  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Lisbon
  • Among TOP 200

For business studies see our separate ranking of business schools in Lisbon, Portugal

Latest ranking updates related to universities in Lisbon
  • 15 Dec, 2021: New edition of URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance. 2 universities in Lisbon ranked.
  • 25 Oct, 2021: US News: Best Global Universities updated with University of Lisbon ranked highest among 3 listed universities in Lisbon.
  • 20 Oct, 2021: NTU ranking published most recent results of NTU by Subject (Agricultural Sciences). Includes 35 universities from Lisbon.
  • 20 Oct, 2021: NTU ranking published most recent results of NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers. University of Lisbon achieves position 181.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Lisbon

Architecture
#9 
University of Lisbon
Civil Engineering
#31 
University of Lisbon
Sports Related Subjects
#51 
University of Lisbon
Environmental Sciences
#55 
University of Lisbon
Agriculture
#69 
University of Lisbon
History
#71 
University of Lisbon
Statistics
#101 
University of Lisbon
Technology
#142 
University of Lisbon
Pharmacy & Pharmacology
#151 
University of Lisbon
Modern Langugages
#151 
University of Lisbon

Rankings of universities in Lisbon, Portugal 2022

#1

University of Lisbon

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (736 reviews)
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  • #4 
  • #501 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #2 
  • #356 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #148 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#2

NOVA University Lisbon

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (85 reviews)
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  • #2 
  • #401 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #3 
  • #431 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #5 
  • #351 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#3

Catholic University of Portugal

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  • #1 
  • #351 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #7 
  • #801 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #9 
  • #434 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]



#4

University Institute of Lisbon

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (564 reviews)
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  • #7 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #13 
  • #516 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #9 
  • #1792 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]


#5

Polytechnic Institute of Lisbon

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (56 reviews)
  • #21 
  • #563 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #8 
  • #1781 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]
  • #16 
  • #504 
StuDocu World University Ranking - EMEA - Europe, the Middle East and Africa
[Published 06 September, 2021]

#6

ISPA University

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (256 reviews)
  • #20 
  • #558 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #14 
  • #2212 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]
  • #20 
  • #2589 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]


#7

Lusofona University of Humanities and Technologies

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  • #17 
  • #528 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #19 
  • #2020 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#8

Autonomous University of Lisbon

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (109 reviews)
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  • #23 
  • #3852 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]
  • #13 
  • #444 
StuDocu World University Ranking - EMEA - Europe, the Middle East and Africa
[Published 06 September, 2021]
  • #43 
  • #7480 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#9

Lusophone University of Humanities and Technologies

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  • #25 
  • #4243 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]
  • #18 
  • #608 
StuDocu World University Ranking - EMEA - Europe, the Middle East and Africa
[Published 06 September, 2021]
  • #51 
  • #11746 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#10

Lusíada University of Lisbon

Student satisfaction: 3.8 / 5.0 (87 reviews)
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  • #17 
  • #539 
StuDocu World University Ranking - EMEA - Europe, the Middle East and Africa
[Published 06 September, 2021]
  • #36 
  • #4589 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#11

Higher School of Nursing, Lisboa

  • #46 
  • #8975 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#12

Higher School of Real Estate Activities

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (28 reviews)
  • #48 
  • #10652 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#13

Higher Institute of Banking Management

Student satisfaction: 5.0 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
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#14

Higher School of Education of João de Deus

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (30 reviews)

#15

Higher Institute for Administration Sciences

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (21 reviews)

#16

The Lisbon MBA

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (158 reviews)
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#17

National Superior Orchestra Academy

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (211 reviews)

#18

Higher School of Health of the Portuguese Red Cross

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (51 reviews)

#19

Ribeiro Sanches Higher School of Health Sciences

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (20 reviews)

#20

Higher Institute of the New Professions

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (23 reviews)

#21

Higher Institute of Business Communication

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (94 reviews)
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#22

Higher Institute of Management

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (83 reviews)
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#23

São Francisco das Misericórdias Higher School of Nursing

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (113 reviews)
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#24

Portuguese Institute of Marketing Management

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (90 reviews)

#25

Higher Institute of Education and Science

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (75 reviews)

#26

Higher Institute of Advanced Technologies

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (75 reviews)

#27

Higher School of Technology and Arts of Lisbon

Student satisfaction: 3.9 / 5.0 (135 reviews)

#28

Higher School of Decorative Arts


#29

AESE, AESE Escola de Direccao e Negocios


#30

Almeida Garrett Higher School of Education


#31

Maria Ulrich Higher School of Childhood Educators


#32

Higher Institute of Police Sciences and Homeland Security

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#33

Universidade Aberta


Lisbon Key Facts for International Students

Population: 518000

Time: GMT +0

District/province: Lisbon, Lisbon

Living costs for students in Lisbon:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 66* (34% cheaper than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 57* (43% cheaper than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 53* (47% cheaper than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 4.38 €
  • Plug Type C
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
  • Plug Type F
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
Nobel prize laureates:
Egas Moniz (University of Lisbon, 1949)
 
Egas Moniz (Neurological Institute, 1949)

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University of Lisbon ranks #1 in Lisbon in our meta ranking composed of 102 university rankings.

Among all universities in Lisbon NOVA University Lisbon is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 24 rankings where NOVA University Lisbon is listed.

University of Lisbon is ranked best in Lisbon for Architecture, Building & Planning (Architecture). See all rankings for the University of Lisbon.

University of Lisbon is ranked best in Lisbon for Engineering (Civil Engineering). See all rankings for the University of Lisbon.

University of Lisbon is ranked best in Lisbon for Sports Science (Sports Related Subjects). See all rankings for the University of Lisbon.

University of Lisbon is ranked best in Lisbon for Natural Sciences (Environmental Sciences). See all rankings for the University of Lisbon.

University of Lisbon is ranked best in Lisbon for Agriculture (Agriculture). See all rankings for the University of Lisbon.

University of Lisbon is ranked best in Lisbon for Social Studies & Humanities (History). See all rankings for the University of Lisbon.

University of Lisbon is ranked best in Lisbon for Mathematics (Statistics). See all rankings for the University of Lisbon.

University of Lisbon is ranked best in Lisbon for Computer Science (Technology). See all rankings for the University of Lisbon.

University of Lisbon is ranked best in Lisbon for Medicine & Health (Pharmacy & Pharmacology). See all rankings for the University of Lisbon.

University of Lisbon is ranked best in Lisbon for Languages & Literature (Modern Langugages). See all rankings for the University of Lisbon.

University of Lisbon is ranked best in Lisbon for Education (Education). See all rankings for the University of Lisbon.

University of Lisbon is ranked best in Lisbon for Law (Law). See all rankings for the University of Lisbon.

NOVA University Lisbon is ranked best in Lisbon for Arts Visual & Performing (Arts and Humanities). See all rankings for the NOVA University Lisbon.

Ranking publishers

British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS Employability Rankings:
Employer reputation 30%
Alumni outcomes 25%
Partnerships with Employers per Faculty 25%
Employer/Student Connections 10%
Graduate employment rate 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS 50 under 50:
Based on the QS World University rankings methodology, the top 50 universities that are under 50 years old.

Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

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Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Criteria used in ranking -CWTS Leiden Ranking:
Academic research publication

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NTU ranking

Criteria used in ranking -NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers:
Research excellence 40%
Research impact 35%
Research productivity 25%

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Criteria used in ranking -NTU Europe:
Scientific Efficiency 23%
Scientific Potential 15%
Graduates on the labour market 15%
Internationalisation 15%
Prestige 14%
Learning Conditions 10%

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Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions:
Article count (AC)
Fractional count (FC)
Weighted fractional count (WFC)

RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Criteria used in ranking -RUR Reputation Ranking:
Teaching Reputation 50%
Research Reputation 50%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR World University Rankings:
Teaching 40%
Research 40%
International Diversity 10%
Financial Sustainability 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Research Performance Ranking:
Normalized citation impact (Citations of research publications from all university authors compared with world averages) 20%
Citation per papers 20%
Papers per academic and research staff 20%
International research reputation 20%
Share of research publications written in international co-authorship 20%

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Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking:
Alumni winning research prizes 10%
Staff winning research prizes 20%
Research paper publications 20%
Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index 20%
Per capita academic performance 10%

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StuDocu

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Young University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Urap

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Us News

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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%

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