Shiraz UniversityUniversity


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Foundation: 1946

Mission: The main mission of Shiraz University is to enrich society’s intellectual, cultural, scientific, economic, and environmental spheres. Shiraz University enjoys accomplished faculty, dedicated staff and talented students. Our faculty creates, discovers and adds to the word’s base of knowledge in everything from agriculture to humanities, from engineering to supercomputing. Our Ph.D. graduates have become valuable human resources in all Iranian and Abroad Universities.

Vision: Shiraz University will try to remain one of the leading universities in Iran and will extend its educational activities globally. With this vision, surely, all Shiraz University educational members including students, faculties and staffs will work together to bring the highest standards of knowledge and research to the Shiraz University and all its Branches in abroad.



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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 587th19th8th
Arts and Humanities 548th37th14th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 883rd85th30th
Business, Management and Accounting 765th67th19th
Chemistry 717th110th43rd
Computer Science 586th51st11th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 494th47th17th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 542nd39th15th
Energy 521st73rd34th
Engineering 534th58th22nd
Environmental Science 541st70th36th
Mathematics 630th105th32nd
Medicine 784th90th31st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 726th66th19th
Physics and Astronomy 658th82nd27th
Psychology 811th70th28th
Social Sciences 686th49th11th
Veterinary 322nd11th5th

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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