An-Najah Ranked 1st in Palestine on Quality Research Output
The Ranking of World Universities recently issued the Ninth Edition (January 2020 version 9.1 BETA) of TRANSPARENT RANKING: Top Universities by Citations in Top Google Scholar profiles. An-Najah National University was ranked 1st in Palestine according to the above mentioned ranking and 1374 among 30 thousand universities around the world which makes it among top 5% of Arab World universities.
This Webometrics ranking is based on highest number of citations from research publications. According to the online research gatekeeper, it is also a direct measurement of quality of research output for the year.
An-Najah has calculated 57310 research citations of 110 of its best researchers.
The Webometrics Ranking of World Universities, also known as Ranking Web of Universities, is a ranking system for the world's universities based on a composite indicator that takes into account both the volume of the Web contents (number of web pages and files) and the visibility and impact of these web publications according to the number of external inlinks (site citations) they received. The ranking is published by the Cybermetrics Lab, a research group of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) located in Madrid.
The aim of the Ranking is to improve the presence of the academic and research institutions on the Web and to promote the open access publication of scientific results. The ranking started in 2004 and is updated every January and July. Today it provides Web indicators for more than 12,000 universities worldwide.