Egypt’s Helwan university was included on Times Higher Education’s list of the best international emerging universities for 2020.
Helwan University was ranked 351 overall, out of 400 of the world’s top universities.
The classification of emerging university includes the best 500 universities in the world less than 50 years old.
Fourteen Egyptian universities were included in the ranking.
Vice President of Graduate Studies and Research at Helwan University Mona Fouad Attia said that the university’s progress in international rankings comes as a result of the university’s efforts in taking a number of measures to encourage university researchers to publish their research in high-impact international journals.
“The university has shown continuous success and progress in a number of other important international classifications in various fields,” Attia said.
Director of the University’s International Classification Office Mohamed al-Qassas explained that the Times’ classification standards for modern universities are based on a number of performance indicators that include scientific research, teaching, research citation rate, international cooperation, and the academic reputation of the university, in addition to the university’s financial income from cooperating with industry.