Ain Shams University *University


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Foundation: 1950

Mission: Ain Shams University is an educational, research and service institution that adopts innovation and qualifies, academically and skillfully, a graduate capable of competing in the labor market and community service in accordance with international developments.

Vision: Ain Shams University's vision is to have a global competitive advantage in managing an innovative system of education, research, knowledge and community service.


Subordinate organizations:

  • Ain Shams University Hospital
  • Demerdash Hospital
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.

AreaWorldAfricaMiddle EastARAB COUNTRIESEgypt
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +1263rd15th41st23rd13th
Arts and Humanities 2061st38th103rd36th4th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2508th12th49th22nd4th
Business, Management and Accounting 1788th45th111th67th6th
Chemistry 2545th30th101st54th17th
Computer Science 1558th13th62nd42nd7th
Dentistry 419th5th34th16th4th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1907th31st64th45th9th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1513th45th99th59th11th
Energy 2279th59th180th98th31st
Engineering +1309th3rd31st15th2nd
Environmental Science 1797th20th68th25th10th
Mathematics 1611th19th85th45th6th
Medicine +1332nd7th28th11th2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1029th13th31st17th9th
Physics and Astronomy 2436th39th127th70th15th
Psychology 2512th41st145th42nd5th
Social Sciences +2001st36th98th48th7th
Veterinary 868th53rd78th35th24th

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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