University of SharjahUniversity

United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates in SCImago Media Rankings

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Foundation: 1997

Mission: The University of Sharjah is committed to providing a world-class educational experience that prepares lifelong learners and leaders with integrated knowledge and skills. We are passionate about building a collaborative and sustainable environment that cultivates twenty-first century skills and fosters pioneering research and scholarship. We seek to serve the current and future needs of our local community and beyond by offering innovative academic and professional programs.

Vision: The University of Sharjah is an innovative world-class teaching, learning and research institution providing a distinctive, inspirational, creative and supportive environment.

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 +2731st137th80th4th
Arts and Humanities 1935th82nd28th6th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3006th71st30th3rd
Business, Management and Accounting 571st8th7th2nd
Chemistry 2262nd94th51st2nd
Computer Science 1332nd49th29th7th
Dentistry 203rd10th7th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences +2839th139th81st4th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1051st48th24th6th
Energy 1137th63rd30th3rd
Engineering +1670th69th29th6th
Environmental Science 1042nd35th19th3rd
Mathematics 1538th82nd45th8th
Medicine +3092nd106th55th5th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2384th121st67th5th
Physics and Astronomy 2399th127th62nd3rd
Psychology 1459th34th9th2nd
Social Sciences +1594th56th26th6th

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.

Where is the institution located?

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