Qatar UniversityUniversity


Qatar in SCImago Media Rankings

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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 +2576th126th70th2nd
Arts and Humanities 1203rd24th7th1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2183rd39th14th5th
Business, Management and Accounting 277th2nd1st1st
Chemistry 1325th39th19th3rd
Computer Science 335th11th9th4th
Dentistry 426th40th23rd1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences +948th18th13th2nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 348th10th8th1st
Energy 539th24th13th1st
Engineering +407th6th4th1st
Environmental Science 937th29th16th4th
Mathematics 601st22nd12th4th
Medicine +2016th53rd26th6th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1505th53rd25th2nd
Physics and Astronomy 860th19th10th1st
Psychology 1318th26th7th1st
Social Sciences +565th11th4th1st

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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