In the 2024 Strategic Plan, the University of Sharjah established the goal to position itself among the top 400 world leading universities by 2024. To accomplish this strategic goal, OIR has developed a comprehensive internationalization strategy to meet and respond to the challenge of the 21st century globalization standards and requirements.
In 2018 the University of Sharjah achieved a prestigious
Four Stars ranking in QS Stars. In 2019 the UoS continued to achieve the 1st place in the United Arab Emirates, the 135th place in Asia and 398th place globally on the
UI GreenMetric ranking that credits universities for their efforts to reduce their carbon footprint and thus help combat global climate change. The UoS continues to maintain its nomination among the world best 1000 university in the world's leading university ranking systems. In 2019 UoS is ranked 662 in QS world ranking and 801 in THE world ranking. In both metrics, UoS achieved the top world ranking in International Faculty and International Students indicators.
In 2019 UoS has participated in the first Time Higher Education Impact ranking which measure universities impact on society through the implantation of UN Sustainable Development Goals. The UoS was ranked in the range of the top 200-300 best world universities, securing by that achievement the first place in the United Arab Emirates. Read more about University of Sharjah ranking by the Time Higher Education at
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