Islamic Azad University of ArakUniversity


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Foundation: 1985

Mission: The most important role and mission of universities around the world, which is always considered as the main criterion for the growth and advancement of societies, is the spread of knowledge, awareness, raising the level of community culture and breaking the boundaries of knowledge. In this regard, the specialist human resources and the foundation for scientific research and technological research are considered in the direction of sustainable and comprehensive development. Additionally, human development is considered to be a precondition for inclusive development. Islamic Azad University, which is one of the most valuable fruits of the Islamic Revolution of Iran, was established in 1981 and subsequently Islamic Azad University of Arak was established on January 19, 1983, in view of the need of Markazi Province and the city of Arak for the establishment of a higher education institution and training of human resources.

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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 EastIran
Chemistry 843rd191st85th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 667th147th59th
Engineering 572nd87th34th
Environmental Science 559th79th41st
Physics and Astronomy 649th77th25th

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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