Damascus UniversityUniversity

Syrian Arab Republic

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Foundation: 1923

Mission: The mission statement of Damascus University aims at reflecting the history of the university and its strengths and future. It is the result of consultations with the concerned bodies from within and outside the university. Damascus University Council approved the statement in March, 2007. It is based on a long-term vision, core values and strategic objectives.

Vision: Long-term vision: Damascus University seeks to achieve success in education, scientific research and to meet the needs of society. Moreover, it tries to keep itself informed of the latest scientific and technical developments and to apply them in a way that allows the improvement of the quality of learning in all fields. Damascus University is dedicated to creating a supportive environment that enablestudents to grow and prosper in pursuit of their future.

History: damascusuniversity.edu.sy


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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

AreaWorldMiddle EastARAB COUNTRIESSyrian Arab Republic
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 776th102nd53rd1st
Dentistry 279th26th13th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 604th116th78th1st
Environmental Science 713th164th89th1st
Medicine 869th156th83rd1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1016th213th107th1st

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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