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Foundation: 1962

Mission: Providing students with fulfilling learning experiences, conducting knowledge-generating research, and building firm societal ties, within an environment that is attractive and financially stable, and conducive to creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

Vision: A University that is global, smart, and excelling in research, in innovation and in cultural enlightenment.

Overall percentile
Research percentile
Innovation percentile
Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Universities sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject areas/categories

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal.

AreaWorldMiddle EastARAB COUNTRIESJordan
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +2562nd123rd69th2nd
Arts and Humanities +987th14th2nd1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4429th237th115th5th
Business, Management and Accounting 548th7th5th1st
Chemistry 4054th348th185th10th
Computer Science 1269th46th27th3rd
Dentistry 306th21st10th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 3195th191st116th5th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1610th100th53rd2nd
Energy 2152nd173rd84th2nd
Engineering +2538th188th97th8th
Environmental Science 3515th248th122nd6th
Mathematics 1377th69th35th4th
Medicine +2806th87th44th1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1092nd32nd15th2nd
Physics and Astronomy 2855th194th96th7th
Psychology 1708th46th12th2nd
Social Sciences +1047th26th12th2nd

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

Where is the institution located?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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