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  • 15 - Apr
  • 2024

The 'Science' disciplines at the University of Jordan are among the top specialties, with Mathematics ranked 201-250 globally

The University of Jordan has achieved an advanced global ranking in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024, which is considered the most influential and important in the field of subject rankings worldwide. This ranking is annually released by the British institution 'QS'. The university secured advanced positions in all five scientific fields classified and in eighteen specific disciplines.


In terms of scientific fields, the University ranked in the 401-450 range in Life Sciences and Medicine, and in the 501-550 range in Natural Sciences.


In the field of Natural Sciences, the University of Jordan was globally ranked in two specializations, being the only local university in one specialization, and the top locally in the other; it was ranked in the 201-250 range in Mathematics and in the 451-500 range in Chemistry. In the Arab region, the University of Jordan ranked fifth in Mathematics. As for Life Sciences, the University was ranked in the 501-550 range.


Dean of the Faculty, Dr. Mahmoud I. Jaghoub ,expressed satisfaction with this achievement. The International Rankings and Accreditation Office indicated that this ranking is based on five criteria: the academic reputation of the specialization, measured by the reputation of scientific research in the field to be classified, the research faculty's reputation, the employment reputation of specialization graduates, the citation rate per internationally published research in the specialization, global research collaboration within the specialization, and finally, the citation index for research published in this field (H-index)."