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King Abdulaziz University

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

King Abdulaziz University (KAU) (جامعة الملك عبد العزيز) is a public university in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It was established in 1967 as a private university, by a group of businessmen led by Muhammad Abu Bakr Bakhashab and including writer Hamza Bogary. In 1974, King Abdulaziz University was converted to a public university by a decision of the Council Ministers of Saudi Arabia under then-King Faisal's orders. In 2021, it is ranked the #1 Arab university by Times Higher Education. King Abdulaziz University has been placed in the top 200 universities in the world by four major ranking tables.

Metrics Summary

Total Publications
Lifetime
70,068
Prior Five Years
28,941
Total Citations
Lifetime
1,168,566
Prior Five Years
444,815
Total Scholars
Lifetime
11,727
Prior Five Years
6,930

Academic Institutional Ranking

Global Overall (All Fields)

Worldwide

Lifetime
644
Prior Five Years
167
National Overall (All Fields)

Saudi Arabia

Lifetime
2
Prior Five Years
3
Institutional Rankings

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Publications and Citation History

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Scholars based on Top 20 Disciplines

Highly Ranked Scholars™

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