Al-Balqa Applied UniversityUniversity


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Foundation: 1997

Mission: BAU provides the Jordan Market with distinguished highly qualified graduates fulfilling the demands of the Jordan Market with experts and professional employment accordingly of high standards responds to the exchangeable market’s needs technically and systematically . BAU emphasizes excel value in education through conforming to keep on the process of upgrading the type of management and teaching , providing new equipment facilities , services , academic standards and proceeding in upgrading the quality of graduates and trainees . BAU is heading towards the applied education strongly , sustain its attitudes towards application heading the advancement and modern changes and coping with era and technology prerequisites , the economic and social life fields relevant to constant implementation in Education , Vocational and Technical Training process in a wide scale guaranteeing an effective participation of the stakeholders and the Industrials in developing management , programs and the educational progress . BAU’ s academic programs are flexible enough to permit pioneer students to admit for Bridging Process from Associate level to Bachelor level.

Vision: A leading institution in qualifying human resources in both levels of higher education (vocational and technical) and endorsing scientific research for local communities socio-economic development.



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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 COUNTRIESJordan
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 792nd116th61st3rd
Business, Management and Accounting 761st64th32nd3rd
Chemistry 872nd206th108th5th
Computer Science 614th68th41st4th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 539th73rd44th1st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 714th86th50th4th
Energy 721st196th133rd9th
Engineering 622nd125th75th5th
Environmental Science 751st186th107th6th
Mathematics 376th16th9th1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1005th209th104th10th
Physics and Astronomy 783rd170th94th4th
Social Sciences 817th129th63rd7th

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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