Kuwait University *University


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Foundation: 1966

Mission: Kuwait University is a major source of human capital that initiate the highest quality of knowledge – based economy, through embracing innovative learning and research, and contributing to the community by addressing most contemporary challenges.

Vision: Kuwait University is a center for innovation with an international reputation for excellence.

History: kuweb.ku.edu.kw

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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 COUNTRIESKuwait
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +3040th184th95th3rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3131st76th33rd3rd
Business, Management and Accounting 1699th102nd61st2nd
Chemistry 3127th160th85th2nd
Computer Science 2650th175th103rd1st
Dentistry 561st63rd30th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences +2539th113th75th2nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1413th84th48th1st
Energy 2912th268th158th4th
Engineering +2387th129th71st1st
Environmental Science 3771st255th126th3rd
Mathematics 2646th204th115th1st
Medicine +2742nd90th49th2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2722nd156th88th1st
Physics and Astronomy 2380th121st67th1st
Psychology 2434th133rd38th1st
Social Sciences +2411th138th65th1st

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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