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Foundation: 1986

Mission: To contribute directly to the economic growth and development of Bahrain, supported by leading edge teaching, technology and research with regional impact.

Vision: To become a world-class university that is recognized as a teaching, research and entrepreneurial institute.



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 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

AreaWorldMiddle EastARAB COUNTRIESBahrain
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 543rd16th6th1st
Arts and Humanities 592nd62nd19th1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 941st126th63rd1st
Business, Management and Accounting 773rd72nd40th1st
Chemistry 681st90th42nd1st
Computer Science 761st164th125th1st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 626th63rd37th2nd
Energy 632nd142nd87th1st
Engineering 725th178th127th1st
Environmental Science 661st132nd67th1st
Mathematics 723rd184th116th1st
Medicine 899th174th91st2nd
Physics and Astronomy 781st168th92nd1st
Social Sciences 786th109th49th1st

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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