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AUB among the World’s Top in Medicine in QS World University Ranking by Subject 2024

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Beirut- April 2024- The American University of Beirut (AUB) has achieved its highest-ever rank in the subject of medicine, tying for 135 in the QS World University Ranking (WUR) by Subject 2024. This placement is notable among 720 published institutions and 1,398 analyzed institutions.

This ranking evaluates AUB’s performance in subject-specific research and reputation across its diverse faculties and schools. The scope of the QS medicine individual subject is broad as it includes biochemistry, health informatics, health policy, public health, health information management, environmental and occupational health, and all health professions.

AUB underscores its achievements this year, maintaining a consistent ranking within the top 150 in the medicine subject area. Compared to other subjects ranked at AUB, medicine has attained the highest citation per paper score at 94.7 and the best international research network (IRN) score at 72.1.

This year’s QS WUR ranks AUB overall in 21 subjects, marking it as the most comprehensive and largest ranking of its type on the market. Utilizing all science journal classification (ASJC) codes within the Scopus bibliometric database, the ranking highlights the subject strength of institutions worldwide while looking at research and reputation. This year, the report features 1,559 ranked institutions from around the world and addresses 55 different subject areas under five broader groups.

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Individual subject rankings place AUB within the top 300 worldwide in 15 categories, with development studies ranked at 51-100, while politics and international studies moved up to the 101-150 rank bracket under the social sciences and management broad subject area as defined by QS.

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