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Foundation: 1951

Mission: The Lebanese University is the only public institution in Lebanon carrying out the functions of the public higher education with its various majors and degrees, scientific research, and continuous training through: - Dissemination of knowledge and culture; - Provision of scientifically qualified human resources; - Community service through studies and continuous training to meet the needs of development; - Scientific presence at the national, regional and global levels; - Deepening social and national integration; - Instilling human values in the heart of citizens.

Vision: Information not localized

History: ul.edu.lb


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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 COUNTRIESLebanon
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 802nd121st64th2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 914th105th51st4th
Business, Management and Accounting 876th127th74th3rd
Chemistry 649th74th32nd2nd
Computer Science 642nd82nd54th4th
Dentistry 416th59th23rd1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 571st91st60th1st
Energy 563rd100th52nd4th
Engineering 576th90th50th3rd
Environmental Science 544th72nd26th3rd
Mathematics 663rd135th77th4th
Medicine 787th93rd45th4th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 816th106th52nd3rd
Physics and Astronomy 763rd158th84th2nd
Psychology 696th35th9th2nd
Social Sciences 716th64th21st2nd

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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