The notable evolution in education and research at the University of Porto is illustrated by its position in the main international academic rankings, which evaluate the quality of higher education institutions worldwide.
In recent years, U.Porto has consolidated its position in leading world rankings, generally ranking among the top 100 European universities and among the top 350 universities in the world. It also stands out in these rankings as one of the institutions of higher quality and reputation in Portuguese higher education.
Excellent performance is also confirmed at the level of specialised rankings, where the University of Porto is among the best in the world in several areas of knowledge.
U.Porto's classification in the rankings is the result of its dedication to excellence in education, scientific production, innovation and knowledge transfer, culture and openness to society.