Yazd UniversityUniversity


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Foundation: 1988

Mission: Yazd University has the mission of serving the national and international communities through the development of science, technology and innovative research. YU aims at training human resources that foster entrepreneurship for gaining industrial competitive advantage, leading to the country’s economic growth

Vision: Yazd University aims to create a bright future for students, faculty members, and staff. YU aspires to be recognized among the top ten leading universities in Iran and to be placed among the top 200 young universities in the world.

History: yazd.ac.ir


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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
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 916th193rd77th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 988th163rd77th
Business, Management and Accounting 815th91st26th
Chemistry 800th163rd71st
Computer Science 700th129th44th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 605th117th41st
Energy 503rd64th32nd
Engineering 643rd142nd61st
Environmental Science 687th149th73rd
Mathematics 652nd126th41st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 932nd169th65th
Physics and Astronomy 720th129th49th
Social Sciences 801st120th37th

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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