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

77th
Overall percentile
94th
Research percentile
40th
Innovation percentile
35th
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 +744th144th198th126th38th
Arts and Humanities 646th39th83rd28th4th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 912th99th179th109th38th
Business, Management and Accounting 769th37th75th47th6th
Chemistry 686th21st96th37th11th
Computer Science 697th43rd105th76th17th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 543rd78th118th79th19th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 656th49th94th49th12th
Energy 601st61st130th79th22nd
Engineering +589th58th128th80th25th
Environmental Science 547th48th95th59th17th
Mathematics 659th59th136th88th19th
Medicine 651st15th40th20th6th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 867th114th218th127th45th
Physics and Astronomy 585th10th48th25th6th
Social Sciences +803rd54th97th52nd12th

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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