egyptian universities in knowledge society and improving their ranking in the world university rankings


The aim of the current research was to identify the most prominent World Rankings, explaining the criteria and indicators on which each ranking is based, clarifying the role of universities in the knowledge society, and its relation to World Rankings; in order to improve their rankings in light of the knowledge society. The research covered the most important World University Rankings: The Shanghai, Webometrics, QS and Times, presenting their Criteria and indicators, the role of universities in the knowledge society and its relationship to the World Rankings. Finally, the research addressed how to improve the university rankings in three axes: human resources, scientific research and information and communication technology. (Published abstract)