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Foundation: 1973

Mission: Qatar University is the national institution of higher education in Qatar. It provides high quality undergraduate and graduate programs that prepare competent graduates, destined to shape the future of Qatar. The university community has diverse and committed faculty who teach and conduct research, which addresses relevant local and regional challenges, advances knowledge, and contributes actively to the needs and aspirations of society.

Vision: To be regionally recognized for distinctive excellence in education and research, an institution of choice for students and scholars and a catalyst for the sustainable socio-economic development of Qatar.

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 COUNTRIESQatar
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +598th76th43rd2nd
Arts and Humanities +573rd43rd12th3rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 704th45th19th6th
Business, Management and Accounting 280th2nd1st1st
Chemistry 544th42nd19th4th
Computer Science 342nd13th8th4th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 384th32nd19th3rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 299th9th7th1st
Energy 362nd24th13th3rd
Engineering +315th11th5th1st
Environmental Science 421st33rd18th4th
Mathematics 417th22nd11th4th
Medicine +686th56th30th7th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 576th50th24th3rd
Physics and Astronomy 498th20th8th1st
Psychology 663rd33rd8th1st
Social Sciences +528th12th5th4th

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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