Umm Al-Qura UniversityUniversity

Saudi Arabia

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Foundation: 1949

Mission: Provision of distinctive scientific education and research that serve the community and Hajj and Umrah, and contribute to the development of the knowledge-based economy in accordance with the Saudi Vision 2030.

Vision: Local and regional excellence in education, scientific research, community service and entrepreneurship


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 729th76th37th8th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 922nd111th54th15th
Business, Management and Accounting 767th69th35th7th
Chemistry 749th130th67th20th
Computer Science 558th43rd26th6th
Dentistry 447th68th28th12th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 538th72nd43rd7th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 648th72nd41st9th
Energy 615th132nd76th16th
Engineering 549th72nd32nd12th
Environmental Science 636th117th54th11th
Mathematics 595th83rd43rd14th
Medicine 800th103rd52nd18th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 736th71st33rd10th
Physics and Astronomy 796th175th99th22nd
Social Sciences 817th129th63rd16th

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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