Cheikh Anta Diop University: Rankings

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Cheikh Anta Diop University ranked 1st in Senegal and 1700th in the World 2022 overall rankings, plus got ranked in 50 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for Cheikh Anta Diop University is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 4,461 publications and 61,742 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 42 notable alumni .

Rank Ranking
#1700 of 14,131 In the World
#28 of 1,104 In Africa
#1 of 28 In Senegal
#1 of 21 In Dakar
#526 of 1,011 For Forestry
#536 of 1,080 For Entomology
#546 of 1,008 For Veterinary
#1130 of 7,349 For Alumni Impact
#2624 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence

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Medicine

Cheikh Anta Diop University ranked 1st for Medicine in Senegal and 1496th in the World with 1,342 publications made and 22,736 citations received. Main research topics: Public Health, Virology, Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN), Immunology, Pediatrics.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 3 In Senegal
#59 of 263 In Africa
#1496 of 4,739 In the World

Cheikh Anta Diop University
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 8 6
1992 3 5
1993 1 0
1994 10 11
1995 5 1
1996 17 12
1997 18 21
1998 15 14
1999 22 25
2000 26 25
2001 15 8
2002 23 23
2003 18 39
2004 21 35
2005 23 39
2006 23 51
2007 41 89
2008 39 84
2009 28 125
2010 38 86
2011 56 108
2012 65 123
2013 71 159
2014 67 159
2015 77 250
2016 105 200
2017 105 181
2018 67 223
2019 81 76
2020 135 226
2021 105 78
Speciality Senegal rank Africa rank World rank
Veterinary 1 53 546
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) 1 40 657
Virology 1 19 689
Dermatology 1 32 801
Dentistry 1 30 838
Pediatrics 1 53 844
Epidemiology 1 52 859
Public Health 1 67 947
Neurosurgery 1 38 1007
Immunology 1 34 1017
Anatomy and Physiology 1 23 1034
Family medicine 1 78 1152
Surgery 1 48 1160
Healthcare Management (MHA) 1 89 1328
Health Science 1 86 1819

Biology

Cheikh Anta Diop University ranked 1st for Biology in Senegal and 1634th in the World with 1,209 publications made and 28,052 citations received. Main research topics: Virology, Botany, Agricultural Science, Immunology, Genetics.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 2 In Senegal
#56 of 264 In Africa
#1634 of 4,496 In the World

Cheikh Anta Diop University
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 5 3
1992 6 7
1993 2 0
1994 4 2
1995 6 4
1996 13 8
1997 13 13
1998 9 13
1999 17 26
2000 20 39
2001 10 25
2002 12 22
2003 20 58
2004 19 39
2005 16 38
2006 22 65
2007 29 102
2008 30 102
2009 35 200
2010 33 96
2011 48 120
2012 61 130
2013 74 213
2014 64 251
2015 73 285
2016 124 262
2017 87 221
2018 74 167
2019 89 124
2020 105 166
2021 70 64
Speciality Senegal rank Africa rank World rank
Forestry 1 35 526
Entomology 1 15 536
Virology 1 19 689
Agricultural Science 1 49 747
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 1 33 795
Horticulture 1 65 878
Zoology 1 26 917
Biotechnology 1 56 983
Immunology 1 34 1017
Botany 1 52 1153
Genetics 1 23 1271
Microbiology 1 63 1521

Environmental Science

Cheikh Anta Diop University ranked 1st for Environmental Science in Senegal and 1335th in the World with 829 publications made and 17,293 citations received. Main research topics: Geography and Cartography, Ecology, Agricultural Science, Environmental Management, Meteorology and Atmospheric Science.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 3 In Senegal
#55 of 243 In Africa
#1335 of 4,023 In the World

Cheikh Anta Diop University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 1
1992 2 1
1993 1 0
1994 2 9
1995 5 4
1996 6 7
1997 12 13
1998 6 11
1999 5 7
2000 9 10
2001 6 17
2002 5 3
2003 12 18
2004 6 9
2005 13 37
2006 10 74
2007 10 12
2008 27 84
2009 21 166
2010 21 58
2011 41 110
2012 36 150
2013 35 88
2014 52 145
2015 46 124
2016 85 167
2017 54 150
2018 69 135
2019 74 104
2020 78 208
2021 72 55

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Cheikh Anta Diop University ranked 1st for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Senegal and 1992nd in the World with 590 publications made and 9,456 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Political Science.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 2 In Senegal
#65 of 264 In Africa
#1992 of 5,073 In the World

Cheikh Anta Diop University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 0
1992 1 5
1993 0 0
1994 3 3
1995 0 0
1996 4 5
1997 8 15
1998 9 12
1999 4 1
2000 5 9
2001 4 4
2002 7 2
2003 5 34
2004 12 23
2005 7 9
2006 5 18
2007 14 25
2008 18 49
2009 15 58
2010 29 69
2011 29 55
2012 29 68
2013 18 54
2014 33 27
2015 31 54
2016 40 69
2017 32 51
2018 43 111
2019 54 47
2020 73 149
2021 51 44
Speciality Senegal rank Africa rank World rank
Demography 1 51 1205
Political Science 1 84 2084

Engineering

Cheikh Anta Diop University ranked 1st for Engineering in Senegal and 2737th in the World with 409 publications made and 5,721 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Biotechnology.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 2 In Senegal
#104 of 231 In Africa
#2737 of 4,624 In the World

Cheikh Anta Diop University
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 2 0
1994 0 0
1995 1 0
1996 5 1
1997 2 0
1998 3 3
1999 1 0
2000 4 7
2001 3 1
2002 3 3
2003 6 11
2004 4 2
2005 6 13
2006 8 8
2007 10 13
2008 8 12
2009 21 82
2010 15 41
2011 14 15
2012 15 68
2013 16 18
2014 25 54
2015 22 60
2016 28 60
2017 33 51
2018 32 34
2019 36 40
2020 38 61
2021 40 12
Speciality Senegal rank Africa rank World rank
Biotechnology 1 56 983
Materials Science 1 94 2641

Chemistry

Cheikh Anta Diop University ranked 1st for Chemistry in Senegal and 2512th in the World with 398 publications made and 7,577 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Petrology and Geochemistry.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 1 In Senegal
#89 of 229 In Africa
#2512 of 4,317 In the World

Cheikh Anta Diop University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 1 2
1993 4 1
1994 1 0
1995 1 0
1996 5 1
1997 2 0
1998 5 4
1999 6 6
2000 2 3
2001 2 0
2002 5 21
2003 15 48
2004 6 7
2005 11 32
2006 8 12
2007 12 14
2008 10 21
2009 22 61
2010 15 26
2011 15 18
2012 18 31
2013 12 23
2014 16 26
2015 17 34
2016 29 63
2017 30 65
2018 27 37
2019 26 47
2020 36 122
2021 31 13
Speciality Senegal rank Africa rank World rank
Petrology and Geochemistry 1 53 890
Materials Science 1 94 2641

Economics

Cheikh Anta Diop University ranked 1st for Economics in Senegal and 1944th in the World with 127 publications made and 1,826 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, Agricultural Economics.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 2 In Senegal
#85 of 159 In Africa
#1944 of 3,039 In the World

Cheikh Anta Diop University
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 1 0
1993 0 0
1994 0 0
1995 0 0
1996 0 0
1997 0 0
1998 0 0
1999 0 0
2000 1 4
2001 0 0
2002 1 0
2003 0 0
2004 2 0
2005 1 0
2006 2 0
2007 2 2
2008 2 1
2009 2 8
2010 3 19
2011 3 1
2012 11 31
2013 8 5
2014 10 88
2015 12 18
2016 3 1
2017 9 5
2018 14 18
2019 16 5
2020 15 21
2021 8 14
Speciality Senegal rank Africa rank World rank
Agricultural Economics 1 48 600
Development Studies 1 76 1171

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for Cheikh Anta Diop University

Speciality Senegal Africa World Rank
Mathematics 1 77 2517
Physics 1 97 2830
Business 1 122 3072
Computer Science 1 87 3108
Psychology 1 111 3449