UAlg is again the best Portuguese university in the field of Tourism

UAlg is again the best Portuguese university in the field of Tourism

The University of Algarve joins the list of the world's best in the Shanghai Ranking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020, again standing out as the best Portuguese university in the Hospitality & Tourism Management area. In this recently published edition, UAlg remained in the Top 100 of the Shanghai Ranking, which selected the 300 best institutions from around the world.

With extensive experience in research and training in the field of Tourism and Hotel Management, UAlg offers a wide range of courses, which annually train highly qualified professionals who perform functions in the most prestigious companies in the Tourism industry on a global scale.

UAlg is the headquarters of the Research Centre for Tourism, Sustainability and Well-being (Cin Turs), rated Very Good, by the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), and hosts a center of the Centre for Tourism Research, Development and Innovation (CiTUR), rated Good by FCT.

For the rector Paulo Águas “the result in the Shangai Ranking is the recognition of the quality of scientific production developed by the University of Algarve in these areas. With fewer limitations on access to funding for research activities, the results would have been even better. ”

It is recalled that Shanghai Ranking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects is the oldest and one of the most prestigious rankings in the world and is based on indicators of scientific productivity and quality of research, using different indicators collected from internationally recognized databases, such as such as the number of scientific articles published, the quality of scientific publications measured through the number of articles that belong to the category of the most cited in the area under evaluation, the number of citations, articles published with international collaboration (internationalization index) and awards received .

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