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 +2290th98th48th10th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4277th207th99th22nd
Business, Management and Accounting 2446th212th119th21st
Chemistry 3360th208th108th25th
Computer Science 1510th57th35th6th
Dentistry 597th73rd35th17th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 3190th190th115th16th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1961st142nd82nd16th
Energy 2461st208th110th22nd
Engineering +1887th93rd43rd13th
Environmental Science 3100th200th95th17th
Mathematics 1848th108th62nd15th
Medicine +3288th121st66th18th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2302nd112th60th20th
Physics and Astronomy 2395th126th61st17th
Social Sciences +1608th57th27th9th
Veterinary 880th85th41st5th

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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