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 +538th21st44th22nd8th
Arts and Humanities 648th40th85th29th5th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 766th18th68th33rd8th
Business, Management and Accounting 750th31st65th41st4th
Chemistry 717th30th114th49th18th
Computer Science 646th21st69th41st10th
Dentistry 266th4th28th14th4th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 416th21st41st26th5th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 620th40th81st40th10th
Energy 538th32nd87th45th11th
Engineering +511th16th61st29th5th
Environmental Science 570th63rd109th71st22nd
Mathematics 614th37th101st61st9th
Medicine +572nd5th23rd8th2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 478th10th30th14th8th
Physics and Astronomy 640th29th87th46th14th
Psychology 780th35th97th28th3rd
Social Sciences +767th36th74th36th7th
Veterinary 551st47th65th29th20th

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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