Helwan University Cairo *University


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Foundation: 1975

Mission: Helwan University, an Egyptian public university, works on: Providing high-quality academic programs governed by local and International Standards to prepare distinguished graduates capable of competition and innovation. Those graduates will be able to meet their society’s needs and contribute to the social development and well-being. Providing competency improvement programs for Faculty members while improving their educational and research capabilities that will eventually be reflected efficiently on both students and local and national environment. Promoting scientific research in the University. Achieving continuing education and promoting cooperation with international educational institutions. Contributing effectively to community service and development and culture-building, along with promoting community production sectors to go into local, regional and international competition.

Vision: Helwan University seeks to be a leading educational and research institution in technology and arts. Pursuant to the International Quality Standards, HU makes every effort to be remarkable in education and science.

Subordinate organizations:

  • Helwan University Hospital


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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

AreaWorldAfricaMiddle EastARAB COUNTRIESEgypt
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 776th69th102nd53rd22nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 833rd27th63rd29th13th
Business, Management and Accounting 848th63rd110th63rd13th
Chemistry 720th43rd113th57th23rd
Computer Science 676th44th109th74th19th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 536th53rd71st42nd11th
Energy 552nd40th94th47th18th
Engineering 621st50th124th74th21st
Environmental Science 664th73rd135th68th26th
Mathematics 698th74th166th101st25th
Medicine 747th37th65th32nd12th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 689th23rd54th24th12th
Physics and Astronomy 754th60th152nd79th28th
Social Sciences 846th90th143rd74th16th

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.

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