THE BEST ARAB UNIVERSITIES
QatarToday speaks to the team behind Best Arab Region Universities, a ranking which was released for the first time in the region.
The inaugural rankings of universities in the Arab region based on academic research performance were unveiled at the World Innovation Summit for Education ( WISE 2014).
It has ranked Qatar University, which has been at the forefront of research in the country, 29th in position.
‘2015 Best Arab Region Universities' prepared by US News & World Report, a US-based publisher of education analysis and rankings, has based its rankings on universities' academic research performance, allowing students to compare more than 90 institutions across 16 countries in the Arab region. In addition, there are separate rankings in 16 subject areas, including key ones such as computer science, engineering, medicine, maths and social sciences.
The ranking offers a comprehensive assessment of higher education institutions in the region, allowing prospective students and their parents to accurately compare institutions.
As per the directory published by US News & World Report, there are about