Imam Khomeini International UniversityUniversity


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Foundation: 1991

Mission: Imam Khomeini International University (IKIU) - founded in 1991 with the purpose of promoting science and culture at international level - tries to pave the way for scientific and cultural development by educating committed specialists and scientists and producing science and technology.

Vision: Our aspiration is to become a world-class university in the Middle East committed to the complex and sustainable development of research and teaching.



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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 639th34th13th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1043rd201st97th
Chemistry 789th158th68th
Computer Science 642nd82nd26th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 329th13th4th
Energy 622nd136th60th
Engineering 488th41st16th
Environmental Science 740th180th84th
Mathematics 512th45th11th
Physics and Astronomy 681st97th35th
Social Sciences 811th125th40th

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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