International Islamic University MalaysiaUniversity


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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 +3106th938th22nd
Arts and Humanities +680th56th6th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3848th1171st13th
Business, Management and Accounting 521st116th9th
Chemistry 3111th1070th23rd
Computer Science 1425th418th10th
Dentistry 721st146th7th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 1509th452nd15th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 560th139th10th
Energy 2957th1083rd28th
Engineering +1401st426th9th
Environmental Science 3039th1044th26th
Mathematics 1065th298th8th
Medicine +3105th867th9th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2244th636th12th
Physics and Astronomy 1914th553rd13th
Psychology 1572nd212th6th
Social Sciences +988th162nd9th

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.

Where is the institution located?

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