AAU ranked 5th in UAE in QS Rankings by Subject “Social Sciences & Management”

Al Ain University (AAU) is ranked by the “QS World University Ranking by Subject 2023” in “Social Sciences & Management”, by securing the 5th rank in UAE, and (501-530) in the Global ranking.

“QS World University Ranking by Subject”, is a classification of QS rankings focused on subject areas, which includes 5 Broad Subjects Areas and 51 Narrow Subjects Areas. The 5 Broad Subjects Areas are “Arts & Humanities”, “Engineering & Technology”, “Life Sciences & Medicine”, “Natural Sciences” and “Social Sciences & Management”. 5 indicators evaluate each Broad Subject Area: “Academic Reputation”, “Employer Reputation”, “Citations per Paper”, “H-index”, and “International Research Network (IRN)”.

AAU has improved its rankings from “2022 QS World University Ranking by Subject” from being listed in a “Narrow Subject Area for Law”, to, a “Broad Subject Area for Social Sciences & Management” in “2023 QS World University Ranking by Subject”. Moreover, AAU has also secured ranking in 4 Narrow Subject Areas in 2023 as follows;

The First place locally and (251-300) worldwide in Law, the 3rd place locally and (301-350) worldwide in Pharmacy & Pharmacology, the 5th place locally and (451-500) worldwide in Computer Science & Information Systems, And, the 6th place locally and (451-500) worldwide in Business & Management Studies.  

Prof. Ghaleb Al-Refae (AAU president), pointed out that the institution’s continuous improvement in ranking platforms especially rankings focusing on the subject areas ensures the AAU’s commitment to providing quality education.

Dr. Nazih Khaddaj Mallat (VP- Accreditation & QA), confirmed that benchmarking AAU achievements from the previous years and improving in the upcoming years with impressive results ensures the AAU’s mission towards sustainable growth and development. He expressed his sincere gratitude to all AAU (internal & external) stakeholders for their fantastic contribution, and to the QS for the recognition.


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