The New University of Lisbon is one of the best in the world. This is the conclusion of the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR), which ranks NOVA in 439º. place after analyzing more than 18 thousand universities in 61 countries.
There are only 6 Portuguese universities that made it to the final list. NOVA rose 155 places over last year, ranking among the top 500 universities in the world.
The evaluation of universities takes into account seven indicators:
Quality of Education:number of a university's alumni who have won major international awards, prizes, and medals relative to the university's size
Alumni Employment: number of a university's alumni who have held CEO positions at the world's top companies relative to the university's size
Quality of Faculty: number of academics who have won major international awards, prizes, and medals
Research Output: total number of research papers
Quality Publications: number of research papers appearing in top-tier journals
Influence: number of research papers appearing in highly-influential journals
Citations: number of highly-cited research papers