Al-Farabi Kazakh National UniversityUniversity


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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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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

AreaWorldAsiatic RegionKazakhstan
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 865th468th2nd
Arts and Humanities 491st89th1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1015th560th2nd
Business, Management and Accounting 653rd186th1st
Chemistry 841st571st2nd
Computer Science 715th393rd3rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 513th257th4th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 468th143rd1st
Energy 626th416th3rd
Engineering 646th385th2nd
Environmental Science 611th384th3rd
Mathematics 654th344th3rd
Medicine 891st463rd2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 972nd538th2nd
Physics and Astronomy 764th432nd3rd
Psychology 858th237th1st
Social Sciences 691st221st1st

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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