Sultan Qaboos University *University


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Foundation: 1986

Mission: To excel in teaching and learning, research and innovation, and community service by promoting the principles of scientific analysis and creative thinking in a collegial and stimulating environment and to participate in the production, development and dissemination of knowledge and interact with national and international communities.

Vision: SQU’s vision is to continue its national leading role in higher education and community service and also to be internationally recognized for innovative research, quality of its graduates, and strategic partnerships.

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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.

AreaWorldMiddle EastARAB COUNTRIESOman
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +587th70th39th1st
Arts and Humanities 587th51st15th1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 790th82nd43rd1st
Business, Management and Accounting 526th19th11th1st
Chemistry 686th96th37th1st
Computer Science 711th119th86th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences +538th113th76th2nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 519th53rd22nd1st
Energy 582nd115th66th3rd
Engineering +559th101st55th1st
Environmental Science 585th122nd83rd1st
Mathematics 688th159th110th2nd
Medicine +718th68th33rd1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 620th64th30th1st
Physics and Astronomy 675th116th61st2nd
Psychology 684th42nd11th1st
Social Sciences +714th50th24th1st
Veterinary 634th94th46th1st

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.

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