Khalifa University Second in Arab World and Top in UAE in THE Arab University Rankings 2023

November 15, 2023

Khalifa University of Science and Technology today announced it has surged ahead to be placed second in the Times Higher Education (THE) Arab University Rankings 2023, moving higher from the 5th place in last year’s ranking, while maintaining its position as the top university in the UAE for the third consecutive year.


In all, 313 institutions across 18 countries are listed in THE Arab University Rankings 2023. There are 10 institutions from the UAE in the list. Khalifa University is also ranked first in the ‘Society’ and ‘Teaching’ categories in the UAE.


THE Arab University Rankings 2023 employs 16 carefully calibrated performance indicators that are organized within five categories – Teaching (the learning environment); Research (volume, income and reputation); Citations (research influence); International outlook (staff, students, and research); and Society (knowledge transfer and impact).


To learn more about THE Arab University Rankings 2023, click here.

To learn more about KU’s rankings, click here.