The QS Arab Region Ranking, like the other regional rankings, follows the World University Ranking in the publication cycle. The research data and survey data used for the World University Ranking is used again, in conjunction with the other indicators, to form this ranking.
You can see the list of indicators, linking to their fuller descriptions, and the associated weights in the table below .
|Faculty Student Ratio||15%|
|International Research Network||10%|
|Webometrics Web Impact||5%|
|Staff with PhD||5%|
|Citations per Paper||5%|
|Papers per Faculty||5%|
|International Faculty Ratio||2.5%|
|International Student Ratio||2.5%|
Institutions must be from one of the following locations:
- Palestinian Territory
- Saudi Arabia
- Syrian Arab Republic
- United Arab Emirates
50 or more papers must be documented in our Scopus extract over our 5 year window. This is for any new entrants to the regional ranking, while existing ranked institutions will have until 2024 to achieve this minimum paper count. See Papers for more details.