Alfaisal UniversityUniversity

Saudi Arabia

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Foundation: 2002

Mission: Alfaisal University is made up of five faculties, spanning from Business, Engineering, Medicine, Pharmacy, Science and General Studies offering world-class marketable undergraduate and graduate programs to the finest male and female students in the Kingdom and the Region. Located in the heart of Riyadh, the center for commerce, industry and research, Alfaisal offers its students opportunities to develop their full potential with outstanding facilities, inspirational academics and research-led teaching that will enable our students to leave us as highly skilled, well-developed individuals able to make the transition into the workplace easily.

Vision: Alfaisal University was founded by the highly reputed King Faisal Foundation in 2002 as one of the first Private Non-Profit, research and teaching universities in the Kingdom committed to achieving international standards of excellence. It has the support of national and international co-founders and distinguished Board Members that have continually supported the university in its mission to remain a student –centered institution committed to research.

40th

Overall percentile

41st

Research percentile

38th

Innovation percentile

48th

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

 
AreaWorldMiddle EastARAB COUNTRIESSaudi Arabia
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 721st26th10th6th
Business, Management and Accounting 813th90th51st10th
Chemistry 543rd39th18th11th
Computer Science 767th168th130th30th
Medicine 674th38th16th6th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 840th116th59th18th

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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