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


Subordinate organizations:

  • King Abdulaziz University Hospital, Jeddah


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 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 COUNTRIESSaudi Arabia
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 177th2nd1st1st
Arts and Humanities 331st9th1st1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 325th4th2nd2nd
Business, Management and Accounting 270th2nd1st1st
Chemistry 128th3rd2nd2nd
Computer Science 185th2nd1st1st
Dentistry 116th5th3rd2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 394th19th10th4th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 191st6th4th2nd
Energy 175th9th3rd3rd
Engineering 160th2nd2nd2nd
Environmental Science 140th3rd2nd2nd
Mathematics 106th1st1st1st
Medicine 433rd9th3rd3rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 233rd10th5th3rd
Physics and Astronomy 252nd6th4th2nd
Psychology 537th11th3rd2nd
Social Sciences 494th12th5th2nd
Veterinary 372nd17th11th2nd

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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