Times Higher Education (THE) 2020 World University Subjects Rankings

In October 2019, Khalifa University ranked first in the UAE, second in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and among the top 200 globally in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2020 by Subject: Engineering and Technology

The University was placed in the 176-200 band out of 1,008 institutions assessed across more than 70 countries in the 2020 THE listing for subjects.

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2019

In August 2019, Khalifa University became the only university in the UAE for the first time to be ranked in the prestigious Shanghai-based Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). Khalifa University was placed in the top leading 100 universities in the field of Chemical Engineering and the world’s top 150 universities in the field of Mechanical Engineering. Overall, KU placed in the 701-800 bracket in the ARWU 2019 ranking.

Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings 2019

In June 2019, Khalifa University placed 38th out of 351 total universities aged 50 years or younger according to the Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings 2019. Khalifa University also moved up to 11th place in the THE Young Universities: Millennial Universities Ranking, which ranks top institutions founded since 2000.

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2020

In June 2019, Khalifa University jumped 47 positions from 315th in the 2019 rankings, to 268th in the QS World University Rankings 2020.

Times Higher Education (THE) 2019 Asia University Rankings

In May 2019, Khalifa University ranked in the top 30 among 417 Asian universities in the latest 2019 Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings

Times Higher Education (THE) 2019 Emerging Economies University Rankings

In January 2019, Khalifa University ranked 13th out of 442 Universities from 43 countries in 2019 Times Higher Education (THE) Emerging Economies University Rankings.

Times Higher Education (THE) 2019 World University Subject Rankings

In November 2018 Khalifa University was placed in the 176-200 band out of over 900 institutions assessed across more than 70 countries in the 2019 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Subject Rankings for Engineering and Technology.

Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2019

In September 2018 Khalifa University was ranked 1st in the UAE and 2nd in the Arab region by the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2019, as well as being ranking top in the categories of Research and Industry Income.

Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings 2019

In June 2018 Khalifa Univesity was the top-ranked UAE university, placing in the top 31% of the 1,011 institutions assessed across the world 2019 QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) World University Rankings.

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Top 50 Under 50 2019

In June 2018 Khalifa University was ranked top in the UAE and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, and 33rd overall in the listing of the world’s top young universities in the 2019 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Top 50 Under 50 ranking.

Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings 2018

In June 2018 Khalifa University ranked 12th overall in the Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings 2018: Millennial Universities Millennial Ranking and 49th in the Young University Ranking.

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2019

In June 2018 Khalifa University ranked first in the UAE and 315th globally according to the 2019 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, placing the university among the top 31% of the 1,011 institutions assessed across the world.

Times Higher Education (THE) Emerging Economies University Rankings 2018

In May 2018 Khalifa University ranked 15th in the Times Higher Education (THE) Emerging Economies University Rankings 2018, as well as first among more established universities in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

Times Higher Education (THE) Arab World University Rankings 2018

In March 2018 Khalifa University ranked second in the Times Higher Education (THE) Arab World University Rankings 2018, out of 31 universities in the Arab world.

Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings 2018

In February 2018 Khalifa University was the only UAE University to reach the listing of the top 40 universities in Asia in the Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings 2018, with a ranking of 32 out of 359 Asian universities ranked.

Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2017-2018

In September 2017 Khalifa University achieved the highest ranking for a UAE institution in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings for the 2017-2018 period, reaching the 301-350 bracket.

Times Higher Education (THE) ‘Engineering and Technology’ Subject Ranking 2018

In October 2017 Khalifa University ranked third in the Arab world in the Times Higher Education (THE) subject rankings for ‘Engineering and Technology’, placing in the 201-250 band out of 500 international engineering and technology education institutes.

Times Higher Education’s (THE) Youngest Rankings 2017

In 2017 the Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research (KUSTAR) made the Times Higher Education’s (THE) Youngest Rankings 2017, which evaluated 200 universities around the world that are less than 50 years old, reaching the 101-150 bracket.

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Ranking 2017

The Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research (KUSTAR) was the top ranked university in the UAE in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Ranking 2017.

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Ranking 2016

The Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research (KUSTAR) was the third ranked university in the UAE in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Ranking 2016

Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University 2016

The Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research (KUSTAR) ranked in the top 80 in Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University 2016 rankings.

Times Higher Education (THE) Emerging Economies and BRICS Universities 2016

The Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research (KUSTAR) was ranked in the top 50 of the Times Higher Education (THE) Emerging Economies and BRICS Universities 2016 ranking, and was the highest ranked university from the MENA region.

Springer Nature Index 2016

The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MI) ranked the top academic institution in the UAE and 20th among Western Asian academic institutions in the Springer Nature Index 2016 annual rankings.

Nature Index 2016 Western Asia

The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MI) was the only academic institution from the UAE to be ranked within the top 50 institutions in the Nature Index 2016 Western Asia list.

Nature Index 2016 Top West Asian Academic Institutes

The Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research (KUSTAR) ranked 16 th in the Nature Index 2016 listing of top academic institutes of West Asia.
The Petroleum Institute (PI) ranked in the top 100 in the Nature Index 2016 listing of top academic institutes of West Asia.

Nature Index 2016 Rising Stars

The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MI) ranked 8th in the Middle East & West Asia Nature Index 2016 Rising Stars list, and was the only university from the UAE to be included.

2016 US News and World Report

The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MI) was ranked the top engineering university in the UAE by the 2016 US News and World Report.

2016 Best Arab Region Universities US News and World Report

The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MI) was ranked 14th in the top 20 universities in the 2016 Best Arab Region Universities Rankings of the US News and World Report, and top in the UAE in the “field-weighted citation impact” category, and third in the “field-weighted citation impact” category.

Time Higher Education (THE) Middle East and North Africa Top 30 2015

The Petroleum Institute (PI) was ranked 20th in the Time Higher Education’s (THE) Middle East and North Africa Top 30 2015, the organization’s first-ever ranking of the region’s top universities.

2015 Best Arab Region Universities Overall Rankings US News and World Report

The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MI) was ranked 23rd out of 91 in the 2015 Best Arab Region Universities Overall Rankings published by the US News and World Report.

2015 US News and World Report

The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MI) was ranked the top Arab university in the “field-weighted citation impact” category in the 2015 US News and World Report rankings.

The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MI) was ranked in the top ten in the subject rankings of Energy, Chemistry, Engineering, Environmental Science and Materials Science and in the top 20 for Chemical Engineering and Computer Science subject rankings by the 2015 US News and World Report.