Addis Ababa UniversityUniversity


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Foundation: 1950

Mission: Addis Ababa University’s mission is to produce competent graduates, provide need-based community service and produce problem-solving research outputs through innovative and creative education, research and consultancy service to foster social and economic development of the country.

Vision: Addis Ababa University aspires to be ranked among the top ten pre-eminent African graduate and research universities in 2023.

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.

Agricultural and Biological Sciences +598th47th2nd
Arts and Humanities 621st28th1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 801st32nd1st
Business, Management and Accounting 850th61st1st
Chemistry 795th67th2nd
Computer Science 823rd112th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +494th49th2nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 624th42nd1st
Energy 546th36th1st
Engineering +601st69th1st
Environmental Science 535th40th2nd
Mathematics 737th107th4th
Medicine +717th26th2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 760th59th4th
Psychology 690th19th2nd
Social Sciences +691st23rd1st
Veterinary 339th17th1st

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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