Taif UniversityUniversity

Saudi Arabia

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Foundation: 2003

Mission: Developing locally competitive competencies that contribute to the production and transformation of knowledge into a drive for development.

Vision: To be an academic institution with a unique role to achieve Saudi Vision 2030 in building the individual and community.


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 COUNTRIESSaudi Arabia
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +1313th42nd24th6th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3170th79th35th9th
Business, Management and Accounting 1890th122nd76th17th
Chemistry 2307th79th41st16th
Computer Science 797th20th13th4th
Dentistry 580th67th31st17th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1733rd56th39th9th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1065th51st29th5th
Energy 1820th128th58th15th
Engineering +1231st28th13th6th
Environmental Science 2127th89th39th11th
Mathematics 789th25th15th6th
Medicine +2691st87th46th19th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1405th50th28th4th
Physics and Astronomy 1688th65th38th12th
Social Sciences +1171st35th16th5th
Veterinary 535th33rd21st4th

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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