Shahid Beheshti UniversityUniversity


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Foundation: 1959

Mission: The mission of SBU include: Conducting fundamental research in order to understand the divine creations and signs as well as humans and human relations Conducting applied-development research and using science for the benefit of human beings in order to solve the problems of the society and to develop the land Educating to Produce pious graduates who testify to the perfection of creation after exploring the divine creations, and are committed to utilizing knowledge and transferring it to others, and disseminating science in order to strengthen the national flow of knowledge and influence the world science and human excellence.

Vision: ​In the horizon of 2025, Shahid Beheshti University (SBU) aspires to be: A leading university with a top position in the production, education and dissemination of science and technology Influential in shaping the future A privileged authority to meet scientific, educational and research needs and to provide solutions for complex problems in the national, regional, and international arenas The first option for the best talents The cultivator of religious, creative, innovative, professional and efficient humans, adorned with faith, God-wariness and top patterns of ethics



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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 787th112th39th
Arts and Humanities 569th48th19th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 881st84th29th
Business, Management and Accounting 760th63rd18th
Chemistry 682nd91st34th
Computer Science 599th60th17th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 557th85th32nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 653rd74th23rd
Energy 491st60th29th
Engineering 540th64th26th
Environmental Science 621st109th54th
Mathematics 551st61st15th
Medicine 779th86th28th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 786th92nd27th
Physics and Astronomy 690th105th40th
Psychology 795th62nd22nd
Social Sciences 756th85th26th

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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