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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 area

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 660th42nd19th1st
Arts and Humanities 530th32nd7th1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 950th132nd68th2nd
Business, Management and Accounting 502nd15th8th1st
Chemistry 780th152nd81st2nd
Computer Science 541st40th22nd2nd
Dentistry 156th10th6th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 545th76th47th2nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 594th52nd27th2nd
Energy 634th144th89th3rd
Engineering 562nd79th39th3rd
Environmental Science 676th141st72nd2nd
Mathematics 431st27th14th2nd
Medicine 765th77th39th2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 627th39th19th1st
Physics and Astronomy 651st79th39th2nd
Psychology 574th15th4th1st
Social Sciences 662nd39th14th1st

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 visualizatiĆ³n 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.

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