Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal UniversityUniversity

Saudi Arabia

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Foundation: 1975

Mission: Providing creative knowledge, research, and professional services with effective community partnerships.

Vision: A leading University achieving distinction nationally, regionally and internationally.


Subordinate organizations:

  • King Fahd University Hospital, Khobar


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 818th133rd72nd15th
Arts and Humanities 591st61st18th6th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 865th78th38th12th
Business, Management and Accounting 850th112th65th14th
Chemistry 659th79th35th14th
Computer Science 678th111th76th17th
Dentistry 263rd24th11th5th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 609th58th32nd6th
Energy 247th15th7th6th
Engineering 596th105th60th21st
Environmental Science 587th93rd38th10th
Mathematics 469th35th16th8th
Medicine 766th78th40th12th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 779th87th41st12th
Physics and Astronomy 519th35th15th9th
Social Sciences 699th55th19th7th

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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