International Islamic University MalaysiaUniversity


Malaysia in SCImago Media Rankings

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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 +1923rd619th10th
Arts and Humanities +718th64th5th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4040th1255th11th
Business, Management and Accounting 557th109th11th
Chemistry 3380th1210th23rd
Computer Science 1315th376th8th
Dentistry 713th153rd10th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 1697th502nd14th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 613th135th10th
Energy 3096th1122nd26th
Engineering +1500th474th13th
Environmental Science 4043rd1346th32nd
Mathematics 1267th350th7th
Medicine +3250th947th9th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2278th690th10th
Physics and Astronomy 2250th695th17th
Psychology 1795th259th8th
Social Sciences +816th117th9th

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?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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