King Abdulaziz University *University

Saudi Arabia

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Foundation: 1967

Mission: "Community Responsibility : Knowledge Development, Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship"

Vision: World Class University with sustainability and community engagement


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Overall percentile
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.

AreaWorldMiddle EastARAB COUNTRIESSaudi Arabia
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +797th11th3rd3rd
Arts and Humanities +734th9th1st1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 984th12th6th4th
Business, Management and Accounting 407th3rd2nd1st
Chemistry 607th14th6th5th
Computer Science 329th9th7th3rd
Dentistry 121st7th5th4th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1524th34th24th6th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 292nd6th5th2nd
Energy 390th18th10th6th
Engineering +449th8th6th3rd
Environmental Science 410th9th4th2nd
Mathematics 307th11th6th2nd
Medicine +976th17th5th3rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 394th11th5th2nd
Physics and Astronomy 977th24th14th5th
Psychology 1015th21st5th2nd
Social Sciences +729th15th6th2nd
Veterinary 273rd14th10th1st

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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