King Khalid UniversityUniversity

Saudi Arabia

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Foundation: 1998

Mission: To provide an academic environment conducive to teaching, learning, scientific research and social contribution through optimal utilization of our resources.

Vision: King Khalid University in the top 200 universities worldwide by 2030.


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 +697th155th94th20th
Arts and Humanities 584th49th14th6th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 916th182nd110th30th
Business, Management and Accounting 836th109th70th12th
Chemistry 763rd150th71st18th
Computer Science 677th93rd62nd12th
Dentistry 238th21st9th6th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 547th122nd82nd10th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 721st119th68th16th
Energy 584th117th68th13th
Engineering +542nd86th46th14th
Environmental Science 644th170th119th22nd
Mathematics 595th89th53rd15th
Medicine +858th177th106th36th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 738th126th71st19th
Physics and Astronomy 652nd96th50th12th
Social Sciences +703rd43rd20th6th
Veterinary 645th95th47th6th

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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