American University of SharjahUniversity

United Arab Emirates

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Foundation: 1997

Mission: American University of Sharjah provides distinctive teaching, learning, research and scholarship, educating and mentoring lifelong learners who contribute to society through intellectual inquiry, ethical behavior and civic responsibility. Delivering an American-style liberal arts based undergraduate education in the context of UAE culture and society, AUS ensures our graduates are well-rounded, versatile, critical thinkers with the ability to compete on a global scale. With our broad offering of PhD and master’s programs, AUS provides students with the highest level of education and scholarship in their chosen field. Committed to world-class research and innovation, our scientific and technological advancements render a permanent impact on global and regional challenges.

Vision: American University of Sharjah (AUS) seeks to be globally recognized as the leading university in the Arab World, renowned for outstanding teaching, learning, research and scholarship while fostering innovation that positively impacts society.



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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.

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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.

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