American University of SharjahUniversity

United Arab Emirates

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Foundation: 1997

Mission: American University of Sharjah (AUS) is a comprehensive, independent, non-profit, coeducational institution of higher education that promotes excellence in teaching, learning, research and creative work. Based on an American model of higher education, integrating liberal arts and professional programs, and grounded in the context of UAE culture, AUS prepares engaged and effective members of society who display mastery in their areas of specialization, communicate clearly, think critically and solve problems creatively. AUS fosters a community that celebrates diversity, and whose members are committed to the ideals of open intellectual inquiry, ethical behavior and civic responsibility.

Vision: American University of Sharjah (AUS) aspires to be globally recognized for outstanding and innovative teaching, learning, research and creative work that have a positive and distinctive impact on the region and beyond.

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 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.

AreaWorldMiddle EastARAB COUNTRIESUnited Arab Emirates
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 3218th209th116th6th
Arts and Humanities 1621st63rd19th5th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4671st259th129th10th
Business, Management and Accounting 724th15th10th5th
Chemistry 2499th94th51st5th
Computer Science 1748th74th49th8th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +2295th97th63rd5th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1024th49th27th7th
Energy 812th39th18th3rd
Engineering +2158th100th55th7th
Environmental Science 2135th91st40th5th
Mathematics 2797th221st130th12th
Medicine +4044th206th109th10th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 3513th260th142nd9th
Physics and Astronomy 2098th102nd57th4th
Psychology 1174th27th6th2nd
Social Sciences +2029th100th50th8th

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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