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 713th169th103rd4th
Arts and Humanities +656th89th31st6th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 864th138th82nd8th
Business, Management and Accounting 453rd9th6th2nd
Chemistry 675th90th35th4th
Computer Science 721st124th94th7th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +520th100th66th5th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 446th32nd15th3rd
Energy 577th111th63rd7th
Engineering +536th81st41st8th
Environmental Science 623rd151st104th7th
Mathematics 680th153rd104th9th
Medicine +801st125th68th7th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 613th61st29th3rd
Physics and Astronomy 559th45th22nd3rd
Social Sciences +806th99th54th8th

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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