Top 25 Performing Universities in International Joint Publications

In this list we present the U-Multirank 2018 top performers on the indicator ‘international joint publications’.

The percentage of international joint publications reflects the degree to which a university's research is connected to international research networks. The top performers all have a least 75 per cent of their pulications publishd with co-authors from abroad.

The list of the 25 top performers does not include any US universities; their major partners in research cooperation are mostly other US universities. The list is characterised by a diversity of countries; higher education institutions from 16 different countries are represented; the biggest single number from the UK (6). Arab countries are represented with 7 universities among the top performers. The list includes some higher education institutions from small countries (e.g., Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Moldova and Iceland) which do not have a large number of potential collaborators within their country.

The 25 top performers in international joint publications are:

  • National University of Mongolia (Mongolia)
  • University of Liechtenstein (Liechtenstein)
  • King Abdulaziz University (Saudi Arabia)
  • Qatar University (Qatar)
  • Moldova State University (Moldova)
  • University Guglielmo Marconi (Italy)
  • University of Kerbala (Iraq)
  • Ilia State University (Georgia)
  • University of Balamand (Lebanon)
  • Ozyegin University (Turkey)
  • American University in the Emirates (United Arab Emirates)
  • Bangor University (United Kingdom)
  • Beirut Arab University (Lebanon)
  • London Business School (United Kingdom)
  • Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (Georgia)
  • Glyndŵr University (United Kingdom)
  • London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (United Kingdom)
  • SRUC (United Kingdom)
  • Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (Peru)
  • University of Iceland (Iceland)
  • University of Luxembourg (Luxembourg)
  • Carinthia University of Applied Sciences (Austria)
  • University of Nova Gorica (Slovenia)
  • University of the West of Scotland (United Kingdom)
  • King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (Saudi Arabia)

 

The list is sorted by indicator scores in descending order; possible ties are not marked.

 

Information about the indicator:

Indicator

International joint publications

Dimension

International Orientation

Definition

The percentage of the university's research publications that list at least one affiliate author's address located in another country.

Data source

CWTS/Thomson Reuters - Web of Science Core Collection

Time reference

period 2013 - 2016

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