The American University in CairoUniversity

Egypt

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Foundation: 1919

Mission: AUC is a premier English-language institution of higher learning. The University is committed to teaching and research of the highest caliber, and offers exceptional liberal arts and professional education in a cross-cultural environment. AUC builds a culture of leadership, lifelong learning, continuing education and service among its graduates, and is dedicated to making significant contributions to Egypt and the international community in diverse fields. Chartered and accredited in the United States and Egypt, The American University in Cairo is an independent, not-for-profit, equal-opportunity institution. AUC upholds the principles of academic freedom and is dedicated to excellence.

Vision: Our vision is to be a world‐class University internationally recognized for its leadership and excellence in teaching, research, creative expression and service. We build on our existing strengths to become the leading University in the Middle East and the destination of choice for students and faculty members from around the world seeking in‐depth cultural exposure, combined with outstanding academic programs, cutting‐edge research, as well as an ethically engaged, diverse community of scholars.

History: www.aucegypt.edu

82nd

Overall percentile

91st

Research percentile

59th

Innovation percentile

41st

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 745th53rd84th42nd19th
Arts and Humanities 609th34th72nd22nd4th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 895th45th94th44th20th
Business, Management and Accounting 729th26th53rd27th6th
Chemistry 590th9th52nd24th3rd
Computer Science 700th60th129th93rd24th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 608th88th120th79th23rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 612th31st59th33rd9th
Energy 603rd59th126th71st26th
Engineering 650th64th148th93rd27th
Environmental Science 553rd26th77th29th10th
Mathematics 711th83rd174th108th28th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 772nd35th85th40th18th
Physics and Astronomy 673rd33rd93rd45th14th
Social Sciences 800th73rd119th56th11th

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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