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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.


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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 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 COUNTRIESQatar
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 623rd27th9th1st
Arts and Humanities 559th42nd11th2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 759th36th15th3rd
Business, Management and Accounting 314th4th2nd1st
Chemistry 530th31st14th2nd
Computer Science 349th13th7th3rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 535th70th41st3rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 397th16th9th1st
Energy 377th28th10th1st
Engineering 356th17th8th1st
Environmental Science 459th37th14th3rd
Mathematics 443rd31st15th3rd
Medicine 700th46th20th4th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 728th67th30th1st
Physics and Astronomy 506th32nd13th1st
Psychology 681st29th8th1st
Social Sciences 568th20th9th3rd

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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