Allameh Tabatabai UniversityUniversity


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Foundation: 1957

Mission: We are to achieve excellence in the (inter)national areas of higher education by: Learning: gathering a community of eager and independent learners, all headed toward gaining academic knowledge; Discovery: expanding and broadening knowledge, understanding, and academic horizons; Responsibility: playing a positive role in the success of the country, in a variety of areas; Academic Entrepreneurship: encourageing learners to gain an entrepreneurial spirit toward knowledge and skill they learn at university; Research: being famous for research in Humanities and Social Sciences; Student Welfare: creating a comfortable atmosphere for all students to be able to gain knowledge and skill, and deepen their understanding.

Vision: Our vision is to be a leading university, internationally recognised for its distinguished teaching, research, and standards.



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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

AreaWorldMiddle EastIran
Arts and Humanities 519th26th10th
Business, Management and Accounting 696th46th13th
Computer Science 680th113th37th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 567th46th16th
Mathematics 694th162nd60th
Medicine 884th166th74th
Psychology 587th16th4th
Social Sciences 739th73rd19th

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.

Where is the institution located?

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