An-Najah National University *University


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Foundation: 1918

Mission: An-Najah National University is a public institution whose mission is to advance learning, share knowledge and foster the skills needed in young men and women to succeed as people and professionals in all spheres of life. An-Najah also aims to instill a love of understanding in the students and to promote a culture of scientific excellence. The University strives to equip its students with the skills necessary to be productive and creative members of the Palestinian society and to compete in the domestic, Arab and international work markets.

Vision: An-Najah National University is dedicated to promoting understanding, providing the highest quality undergraduate and graduate education, and serving as a leader in scientific research. An-Najah acts as a base for sustainable development by encouraging students and the University community to assume leadership roles and to participate in serving society.


Subordinate organizations:

  • An-Najah National University Hospital
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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 COUNTRIESPalestine
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 3640th268th143rd1st
Arts and Humanities 1040th16th3rd1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4541st252nd126th1st
Business, Management and Accounting 1536th92nd46th1st
Chemistry 3395th220th115th1st
Computer Science 2649th189th118th3rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 2681st118th68th1st
Energy 2094th166th79th1st
Engineering 1962nd107th53rd1st
Environmental Science 2111th105th46th1st
Mathematics 1309th66th33rd1st
Medicine +3148th114th60th1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2815th170th93rd1st
Physics and Astronomy 2809th186th92nd1st
Psychology 2521st148th37th1st
Social Sciences +2347th131st63rd1st

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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  • Health
  • Universities
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