Universities in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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  • Universities in Abu Dhabi
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  • Different Rankings list
  • Universities in Abu Dhabi
  • (27 institution and 5 subject rankings)
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  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Abu Dhabi
  • Among TOP 200
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Abu Dhabi
  • 26 Oct, 2022: Publication of THE World University Rankings by Subject (Life Sciences). Khalifa University with highest ranking among universities in Abu Dhabi ranked #151.
  • 26 Oct, 2022: Publication of QS World University Rankings: Sustainability. Khalifa University ranked #281.
  • 12 Oct, 2022: New edition of THE World University Rankings. 2 universities in Abu Dhabi ranked.
  • 15 Aug, 2022: New edition of ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking. in position #801.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Abu Dhabi

Chemical Engineering ARWU by subject - Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking
#76 
Khalifa University
Social Sciences THE World University Rankings by Subject
#201 
Khalifa University
Computer Science & Information Systems QS World University Rankings By Subject
#251 
Khalifa University
Physical Sciences THE World University Rankings by Subject
#301 
Khalifa University
Mathematics QS World University Rankings By Subject
#401 
Khalifa University

Rankings of universities in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 2022

#1

Khalifa University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (349 reviews)
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  • #351 
THE World University Rankings
[Published 12 October, 2022]
  • #1 
  • #181 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #1 
  • #431 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


#2

Abu Dhabi University

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (405 reviews)
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  • #301 
THE World University Rankings
[Published 12 October, 2022]
  • #7 
  • #651 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #8 
  • #551 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


#3

The Petroleum Institute

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (140 reviews)
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#4

Alhosn University

Student satisfaction: 3.8 / 5.0 (36 reviews)

Abu Dhabi Key Facts for International Students

Population: 604000

Time: GMT +4

District/province: Abu Dhabi,

Living costs for students in Abu Dhabi:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 76* (24% cheaper than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 79* (21% cheaper than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 60* (40% cheaper than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 14.77 AED
  • Plug Type C
    • Residential voltage: 220 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
  • Plug Type G
    • Residential voltage: 220 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz

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Khalifa University ranks #1 in Abu Dhabi in our meta ranking composed of 134 university rankings.

Among all universities in Abu Dhabi Khalifa University is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 36 rankings where Khalifa University is listed.

Khalifa University is ranked best in Abu Dhabi for Engineering (Chemical Engineering). See all rankings for the Khalifa University.

Khalifa University is ranked best in Abu Dhabi for Social Studies & Humanities (Social Sciences). See all rankings for the Khalifa University.

Khalifa University is ranked best in Abu Dhabi for Computer Science (Computer Science & Information Systems). See all rankings for the Khalifa University.

Khalifa University is ranked best in Abu Dhabi for Natural Sciences (Physical Sciences). See all rankings for the Khalifa University.

Khalifa University is ranked best in Abu Dhabi for Mathematics (Mathematics). See all rankings for the Khalifa University.

Ranking publishers

4icu

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British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS 50 under 50:
Based on the QS World University rankings methodology, the top 50 universities that are under 50 years old.

Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS University Rankings: Arab Region:
Academic reputation 30%
Employer reputation 20%
Faculty/student ratio 15%
International research network 10%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

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Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Criteria used in ranking -CWTS Leiden Ranking:
Academic research publication

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NTU ranking

Criteria used in ranking -NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers:
Research excellence 40%
Research impact 35%
Research productivity 25%

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RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Criteria used in ranking -RUR Research Performance Ranking:
Normalized citation impact (Citations of research publications from all university authors compared with world averages) 20%
Citation per papers 20%
Papers per academic and research staff 20%
International research reputation 20%
Share of research publications written in international co-authorship 20%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR World University Rankings:
Teaching 40%
Research 40%
International Diversity 10%
Financial Sustainability 10%

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Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking:
Alumni winning research prizes 10%
Staff winning research prizes 20%
Research paper publications 20%
Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index 20%
Per capita academic performance 10%

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Global University Employability Ranking - Times Higher Education:
Employability (survey) 100%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 20%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 10%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Asia University Ranking:
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
Teaching 25%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 7.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Young University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Urap

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Us News

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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%

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