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Foundation: 1983

Mission: Integration; Islamisation; Internationalisation: and Comprehensive Excellence.

Vision: IIUM aims to become a leading international excellence which seeks to restore the dynamic and progressive role of the Muslim Ummah in all branches of knowledge and intellectual discourse.


Overall percentile
Research percentile
Innovation percentile
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 areas/categories

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.

AreaWorldAsiatic RegionMalaysia
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +645th401st19th
Arts and Humanities +517th101st8th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 839th470th17th
Business, Management and Accounting 397th93rd9th
Chemistry 784th505th22nd
Computer Science 612th295th10th
Dentistry 335th81st6th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 459th269th15th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 377th115th9th
Energy 603rd416th18th
Engineering +504th291st13th
Environmental Science 592nd414th22nd
Mathematics 534th230th6th
Medicine +776th411th17th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 661st328th11th
Physics and Astronomy 628th353rd13th
Psychology 714th196th13th
Social Sciences +613th157th8th

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.

Where is the institution located?

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