Modul University Receives Worldwide Recognition for Its Research and Publications 3rd in Europe, 12th Globally

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Published July 29th, 2018 - 06:38 GMT
MODUL University Dubai offers fully-integrated research centre - CSRE
MODUL University Dubai offers fully-integrated research centre - CSRE

MODUL University Dubai, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments [DFM: DIC], has proudly announced the latest ranking that its Vienna campus has achieved amongst the best 25 Universities for “Top Cited Publications” globally reinforcing the outstanding quality of MODUL University’s faculty and research capabilities.

The ranking unveiled recently by U-Multirank – one of the world’s leading independent ranking institutions funded by the European Commission’s Erasmus+ programme, applies a multi-dimensional, user-driven approach to international ranking of higher education institutions.

MODUL University is the only Austrian university in the prestigious list – No. 12 globally and 3rd in Europe – alongside Harvard, Oxford, LBS, Yale and Princeton University, just to name a few.

Coinciding with this global recognition, MODUL University Dubai has reiterated its commitment to its fully-integrated research center, the Centre for Sustainability through Research and Education (CSRE).

CSRE’s approach is focused on bridging skill-set and knowledge-gap between academia, corporations, institutions and the society at large. Its mission includes supporting the region’s efforts in driving sustainability through investment in education & research; promoting Dubai and the UAE as a center of excellence for sustainability & education; and establishing a regional hub for collaboration between industry, policy makers & NGOs.

Zaid Maleh, Managing Director of MODUL University Dubai, said: “The latest ranking of MODUL University amongst the world’s best universities is an extremely proud milestone in MODUL’s long legacy and the result of years of investment into research and profound academic excellence. MODUL University Dubai is committed to carry forward this ethos of applied research and utilize the methodological and corporate competence of its researchers to drive innovation and progress.”

The ranking by U-Multirank for “Top Cited Publications” is considered amongst the most prestigious categories in higher education as it measures the international research excellence of universities against their publications in the top decile of frequently cited articles worldwide. Frequent citations indicate the impact the publications of a university have had on the scientific debate globally.

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MODUL University Dubai

Founded on the 20th October 1908, the MODUL brand stands for more than 100 years of excellence in education. The renowned MODUL Tourism College, the forerunner of MODUL University, possesses the world’s longest tradition in tourism & hospitality education.

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