RIYADH — King Abdulaziz University or KAU of Jeddah emerged among the top of the 157 best universities in the Arab world.
Five Saudi universities are in the top 10 Arab universities for 2021, as per the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021.
KAUST, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology was ranked third while the Prince Muhammad Bin Fahd University of Al-Khobar is fourth;
King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in Dhahran ranked the fifth Saud University Riyadh is in the eighth position.
The survey, carried out by The Times Higher Education magazine, covered over 1,500 universities from 93 countries.
In this survey, it was concluded that King Abdulaziz University is the largest and most diverse university rankings to date.
Oxford University tops the world rankings for the fifth year in a row.
At the same time, Stanford University and Harvard University, both from the United States, are in the second and third positions.
The United States took a record of eight places in the top ten after the University of California at Berkeley rose six places to seventh.
The Tsinghua University of China became the first Asian university to be included in the top 20.
Based on 13 performance indicators, the list measures each institution across four areas: teaching, research, knowledge transfer, and international outlook.