University of BasrahUniversity


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Foundation: 1964

Mission: The best way to assimilate modern global knowledge and methods of teaching it with the latest technologies and knowledge means, as it is one of the most important institutions for the desired renaissance and making it an effective engine for development and knowledge economy in the Arab world and the world, as it is a very important institution. So the university works to show the civilized, scientific and technical face through creativity and serious work. The University of Basra also hopes that the university’s mission will be a scientific embodiment of its mission of empowering young generations to innovate and develop by arming them with knowledge and its types and fostering the creative ideas of teachers that lead to real innovations as well as building bridges of cooperation and dialogue between Iraqi, Arab and international universities.

Vision: University of Basrah seeks to be one of the best Iraqi, Arabic, and international universities. It is recognized for its originality, efficiency, and excellence at the fields of university education, scientific research, and community services in a way that achieves comprehensive and sustainable human development in the region.



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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 EastARAB COUNTRIESIraq
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 858th162nd89th8th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 955th137th71st5th
Business, Management and Accounting 829th100th58th3rd
Chemistry 772nd146th76th6th
Computer Science 666th101st68th8th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 585th100th67th10th
Energy 635th145th90th8th
Engineering 643rd142nd88th7th
Environmental Science 722nd169th92nd9th
Mathematics 673rd144th87th8th
Medicine 821st122nd61st2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 875th140th70th4th
Physics and Astronomy 782nd169th93rd14th
Social Sciences 820th132nd66th2nd

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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