Universite des Sciences et de la Technologie Houari BoumedieneUniversity


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Foundation: 1974

Mission: The USTHB's missions are graduate and postgraduate training and research, whose type of organization and management will evolve within the framework of the reforms that will affect the Algerian University. Its ambition is to ensure a quality education, in accordance with international standards, which does not ignore the opening towards arts and letters and the integration of the student in society.

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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

AreaWorldAfricaARAB COUNTRIESAlgeria
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 856th109th87th12th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1013th89th94th2nd
Business, Management and Accounting 869th68th72nd1st
Chemistry 870th85th106th12th
Computer Science 640th29th52nd2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 622nd98th87th11th
Energy 571st47th56th9th
Engineering 619th48th72nd6th
Environmental Science 702nd92nd84th8th
Mathematics 644th46th64th5th
Medicine 858th97th81st1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 915th75th80th2nd
Physics and Astronomy 760th61st82nd7th
Social Sciences 839th88th72nd2nd

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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