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ARWU Shanghai Ranking

Also known as the Shanghai Ranking, the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) was firstly released in 2003 by the Center for World-Class Universities (CWCU) of the Graduate School of Education da Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, and is updated on an annual basis.

Table 1: Performance of the ULisboa in the Shanghai Ranking in Engineering

Region 2014 2015 2016
Portugal 1 1 1
Europe 19 32 16
World 76-100 101-150 51-75

Figure1: Performance of the ULisboa in Engineering, Technology and Computer Science per indicator (0 – 100 range)

Below is the performance of the University of Lisbon in the ranking’s latest update by Subject, carried out in July 2020, in the World and Portugal. The table shows comparisons for a three-year period.

Table 2: Performance of the ULisboa (World) by subject

Subject 2020 2019 2018 2017
Mathematics  201-300 151-200 151-200 76-100
Physics  151-200 151-200 101-150 101-150
Chemistry  201-300 201-300 201-300 201-300
Earth Sciences  201-300 151-200 151-200 151-200
Mechanical Engineering  151-200 151-200 101-150 101-150
Electrical Engineering  76-100 51-75 51-75 76-100
Automation & Control  101-150 76-100 76-100 76-100
Telecommunications Engineering  201-300 201-300 151-200 151-200
Instruments Scie. & Tech.  201-300 101-150 51-75 51-75
Biomedical Engineering  201-300 201-300 201-300 201-300
Computer Science & Engineering  201-300 151-200 151-200 76-100
Civil Engineering  51-75 48 45 43
Chemical Engineering  101-150 101-150 101-150 101-150
Materials Science & Engineering  301-400 301-400 201-300 201-300
Nano Science and Technology  NA NA NA NA
Energy Science And Engineering 101-150 101-150 151-200 151-200
Environment Science and Technology  NA NA 301-400 151-200
Water Resources 101-150 51-75 51-75 18
Biotechnology  201-300 201-300 151-200 151-200
Aerospace  NA NA NA NA
Marine/Ocean Engineering  6 5 4 3
Transportation Science & Technology  101-150 101-150 101-150 76-100
Remote Sensing  38 19 10 8
Mining & Mineral Engineering  NA NA NA NA
Metallurgical Engineering  NA NA 151-200 151-200