About King Abdulaziz University:

King Abdulaziz University (KAU) is a public university in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Established initially in 1967 as a private university by a group of businessmen led by Muhammad Abu Bakr Bakhashab and including writer Hamza Bogary. In 1974, King Abdulaziz University was converted to a public university by a decision of the Council Ministers of Saudi Arabia under then-King Faisal's orders. It has 19 faculties: Engineering; Economics and Administration; Law; Applied Medical Sciences; Medicine; Arts and Humanities; Communication and Media; Computing and Information Technology; Meteorology, Environment and Arid Land Agriculture; Nursing; Sciences; Pharmacy; Dentistry; Earth Sciences; Environmental Designs; Home Economics; Marine Sciences; Tourism; Maritime Studies.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
World University Rankings - - - - - - - 445 273 172 162 142 140 133 137

By Fields

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agriculture - - - - - - - - - - 197 188 199 211
Engineering - - - - - - - - 54 39 24 26 32 37
Life Sciences - - - - - - - - - 210 177 208 168 156
Medicine - - - - - - - - - - 451-500 401-450 401-450 -
Natural Sciences - - - - - - - 136 68 72 67 63 74 69
Social Sciences - - - - - - - - - - - - 351-400 301-350

By Subjects

Subject 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agricultural Sciences - - - - - - - 93 141 192 174
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - 160 129 187
Chemistry - - - - - 43 44 33 35 42 44
Chemical Engineering - - - - - - 47 38 31 36 36
Civil Engineering - - - - - - 52 25 21 19 30
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - 451-500 401-450 451-500
Computer Science - - - - - - 18 13 15 17 17
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - - - -
Electrical Engineering - - - - - - 66 48 38 38 43
Environment / Ecology - - - - - - - - - - 164
Geosciences - - - - - - - - - - -
Immunology - - - - - - - - - - -
Materials Science - - - - - - 63 54 59 83 77
Mathematics - - - - 2 1 1 1 1 1 1
Mechanical Engineering - - - - - - - 17 16 18 20
Microbiology - - - - - - - - - - -
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - 135 144 131
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - - - 297
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - - - - - 189 161 174 139 110
Physics - - - - - - - - - - 129
Plant & Animal Science - - - - - - - - - - -
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - - - -
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - - - -
Space Science - - - - - - - - - - -
Energy Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 78
Environmental Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 70
Biomedical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 86