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 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 812th128th67th12th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 952nd134th69th21st
Business, Management and Accounting 783rd77th43rd9th
Chemistry 708th104th53rd16th
Computer Science 622nd73rd45th12th
Dentistry 418th60th24th10th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 422nd25th14th5th
Energy 633rd143rd88th19th
Engineering 525th54th21st7th
Environmental Science 692nd151st78th16th
Mathematics 564th67th33rd11th
Medicine 827th127th63rd23rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 854th125th63rd20th
Physics and Astronomy 617th59th26th13th
Social Sciences 649th35th12th5th

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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