UJ Continues to Top Jordanian Universities, Ranks 9th in the Arab World According to Webometrics
Tuesday, August 04, 2020 
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The University of Jordan (UJ) ranks the top university in Jordan every year and this year is no exception.
UJ also ranked 9th out of 1217 Arab universities in the July 2020 edition of the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities.
The results show that UJ moved up to the 1002 position in the list of 30000 universities and colleges worldwide.
The Webometrics Ranking of World Universities is an initiative of the Cybermetrics Lab, a research group belonging to the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), the largest public research body in Spain.
The Lab is devoted to the quantitative analysis of the Internet and Web contents especially those related to the processes of generation and scholarly communication of scientific knowledge.
The ranking relies on four indicators: impact, presence, openness and excellence.
Moreover, the UJ Accreditation and Quality Assurance Center indicated that the University ranked 6th in the Arab world in terms of the size of its website and the content it provides and 7th in terms of its impact.
In terms of scientific research, which constitutes 45% of the marks of this ranking, UJ ranked 12th in the Arab world in terms of the impact of its researchers.
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