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 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 COUNTRIESSaudi Arabia
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 692nd54th25th5th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 999th171st89th26th
Chemistry 808th167th88th25th
Computer Science 699th128th92nd21st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 629th134th92nd12th
Energy 667th166th108th22nd
Engineering 664th161st105th29th
Environmental Science 705th159th86th18th
Mathematics 730th186th119th28th
Medicine 765th77th39th11th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 808th104th50th15th
Physics and Astronomy 742nd144th69th18th
Social Sciences 818th130th64th17th

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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