Al-Farabi Kazakh National UniversityUniversity


Kazakhstan in SCImago Media Rankings

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Foundation: 1934

Mission: Formation of personnel potential - competitive and in-demand experts in the national and international labor markets; achieving a qualitatively new level in the formation of national and world citizens as well as high standards in the sustainable development of society through the transfer and enhancement of knowledge.

Vision: - transformation of a national traditional university into a world-class research university; - integration of education, science and innovation; - formation of the University model 4.0; - providing high quality education for the further success of students and the formation of a competitive base of educational programs; - training of graduates with high personal and professional qualities that meet the requirements of the labor market


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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 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.

AreaWorldAsiatic RegionKazakhstan
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +3138th959th4th
Arts and Humanities +1016th106th2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4795th1506th2nd
Business, Management and Accounting 1043rd228th1st
Chemistry 4015th1453rd2nd
Computer Science 3395th1165th5th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1818th543rd2nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 989th220th1st
Energy 2027th716th3rd
Engineering +3486th1286th4th
Environmental Science 1993rd636th3rd
Mathematics 3336th1044th7th
Medicine +4777th1362nd3rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 3827th1228th3rd
Physics and Astronomy 3420th1216th3rd
Psychology 2490th450th1st
Social Sciences +1828th386th3rd

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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