Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic UniversityUniversity

Saudi Arabia

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Foundation: 1974

Mission: The mission of IMSIU is to nurture the intellect, creativity and moral values of men and women for leadership and service to society through high-quality learning and research. Guided by its Islamic traditions, IMSIU integrates academic excellence and Islamic commitment to build a peaceful, prosperous and caring world.

Vision: IMSIU is the global exemplar of teaching and research excellence based on a foundation of Islamic values.



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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

AreaWorldMiddle EastARAB COUNTRIESSaudi Arabia
Arts and Humanities 588th59th16th4th
Business, Management and Accounting 827th98th56th11th
Chemistry 778th150th79th23rd
Computer Science 719th145th105th26th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 622nd62nd35th7th
Engineering 652nd150th94th27th
Mathematics 722nd183rd115th26th
Medicine 841st140th72nd25th
Physics and Astronomy 767th162nd87th20th
Social Sciences 782nd106th47th13th

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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