University of Khartoum *University


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Foundation: 1902

Mission: The University of Khartoum - by virtue of its position as the ‘mother' for all Sudanese universities is entrusted with: • Providing a variety of high quality programs both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels for all specializations and disciplines. • Providing education and training services of the highest quality in accordance with international standards and with values that are derived from the Sudanese culture. • Embracing modern concepts in all the services it provides and nurturing research environments with the aim of raising the competence of students to high standards that would enable them to undertake the responsibility of work and interaction with the society at both national and international levels. • As an intellectual reserve and stock of knowledge, the University aims at fulfilling the needs of the society and the requirements for development and directing these needs and requirements.

Vision: The University vision is to participate, through its role in the field of higher education and scientific research, in the creation of a unified, developed and advanced Sudanese Nation. The University aspires to be independent both academically and financially, elevated in the different aspects of knowledge and to link the programs and research it offers with the requirements of permanent development in Sudan. While it maintains its position as a leading national institution, it also aspires to occupy a leading international position.


Subordinate organizations:

  • Mycetoma Research Center
  • Soba University Hospital
Overall percentile
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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 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.

AreaWorldAfricaARAB COUNTRIESSudan
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +3916th172nd162nd2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 5044th140th162nd1st
Chemistry 4548th188th229th1st
Computer Science 3578th125th206th2nd
Dentistry 815th20th55th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 3677th180th162nd1st
Energy 3575th175th230th1st
Engineering +3801st128th193rd1st
Environmental Science 4645th208th210th1st
Mathematics 3181st102nd163rd1st
Medicine +4621st127th142nd1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 3650th126th152nd2nd
Physics and Astronomy 3810th118th176th2nd
Social Sciences +3654th139th137th1st
Veterinary 1037th79th60th2nd

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 visualizatión 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.

Where is the institution located?

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  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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