Lebanese American UniversityUniversity


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Foundation: 1924

Mission: Lebanese American University is committed to academic excellence, student centeredness, civic engagement, the advancement of scholarship, the education of the whole person, and the formation of leaders in a diverse world.

Vision: The Vision of Lebanese American University is driven by its mission and values. The Vision for LAU will be carried out through: Providing access to a superior education for diverse undergraduate and graduate students and lifelong learners; Attracting and retaining distinguished faculty who excel in teaching, research and community service; Enrolling and retaining academically qualified and diverse students; Embracing liberal arts in all curricula; Creating opportunities for rigorous research and the dissemination of knowledge; Developing a close-knit community that excels academically, is intellectually stimulating, and is religiously, ethnically and socio-economically diverse; Attracting and retaining a highly qualified staff committed to excellence in service;

History: www.lau.edu.lb


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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 COUNTRIESLebanon
Arts and Humanities 619th77th23rd2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 828th61st27th3rd
Business, Management and Accounting 587th28th17th2nd
Computer Science 660th95th64th5th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 620th61st34th3rd
Energy 481st55th26th1st
Engineering 635th136th85th6th
Environmental Science 512th57th20th2nd
Mathematics 733rd189th122nd6th
Medicine 759th73rd37th3rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 846th121st62nd4th
Psychology 812th71st14th3rd
Social Sciences 766th91st40th3rd

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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