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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 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

AreaWorldAsiatic RegionMalaysia
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 804th413th19th
Arts and Humanities 399th52nd5th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 912th468th14th
Business, Management and Accounting 331st67th8th
Chemistry 704th441st18th
Computer Science 569th250th9th
Dentistry 455th115th7th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 544th287th19th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 377th100th9th
Energy 679th464th28th
Engineering 527th269th13th
Environmental Science 681st453rd24th
Mathematics 553rd247th9th
Medicine 770th369th10th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 745th327th9th
Physics and Astronomy 636th306th8th
Psychology 779th192nd12th
Social Sciences 510th98th6th

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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