Nazarbayev University: Rankings

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Nazarbayev University ranked 2nd in Kazakhstan and 2962nd in the World 2022 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 12 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for Nazarbayev University is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 4,824 publications and 39,094 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of notable alumni.

Rank Ranking
#2962 of 14,131 In the World
#930 of 5,830 In Asia
#2 of 108 In Kazakhstan
#1 of 13 In Nur-Sultan
#409 of 1,008 For Robotics
#508 of 1,098 For Petroleum Engineering
#705 of 1,007 For Mining Engineering
#2467 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 9 other topics

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Engineering

Nazarbayev University ranked 1st for Engineering in Kazakhstan and 1641st in the World with 1,762 publications made and 14,114 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Automation and Control engineering, Optical Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 7 In Kazakhstan
#686 of 2,117 In Asia
#1641 of 4,624 In the World

Nazarbayev University
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 0 0
1995 0 0
1996 2 1
1997 4 1
1998 0 0
1999 1 1
2000 1 0
2001 3 2
2002 1 1
2003 1 1
2004 1 0
2005 3 9
2006 2 0
2007 1 1
2008 1 0
2009 0 0
2010 1 1
2011 0 0
2012 12 35
2013 38 55
2014 63 109
2015 104 211
2016 164 339
2017 185 399
2018 310 726
2019 277 671
2020 302 660
2021 284 337

Physics

Nazarbayev University ranked 2nd for Physics in Kazakhstan and 1802nd in the World with 1,141 publications made and 10,870 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Quantum and Particle physics, Nanotechnology, Astrophysics and Astronomy.

Rank Ranking
#2 of 7 In Kazakhstan
#781 of 1,879 In Asia
#1802 of 4,082 In the World

Nazarbayev University
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 0 0
1995 0 0
1996 2 1
1997 4 1
1998 0 0
1999 1 1
2000 0 0
2001 2 2
2002 1 1
2003 1 1
2004 1 0
2005 3 9
2006 2 0
2007 1 1
2008 1 0
2009 0 0
2010 1 1
2011 0 0
2012 4 28
2013 17 32
2014 39 95
2015 68 153
2016 95 219
2017 114 297
2018 174 614
2019 181 534
2020 226 520
2021 202 244
Speciality Kazakhstan rank Asia rank World rank
Applied/Engineering Physics 1 238 750
Astrophysics and Astronomy 1 196 822
Theoretical Physics 3 315 974
Quantum and Particle physics 2 404 1155
Atomic and Molecular physics 3 501 1336
Optical Engineering 1 545 1413
Nanotechnology 1 643 1429
Materials Science 1 792 1717

Chemistry

Nazarbayev University ranked 1st for Chemistry in Kazakhstan and 2148th in the World with 1,021 publications made and 9,965 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Inorganic Chemistry.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 7 In Kazakhstan
#984 of 2,014 In Asia
#2148 of 4,317 In the World

Nazarbayev University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 0 0
1995 1 3
1996 2 1
1997 4 1
1998 0 0
1999 1 1
2000 0 0
2001 2 2
2002 1 1
2003 1 1
2004 1 0
2005 3 9
2006 2 0
2007 1 1
2008 0 0
2009 0 0
2010 1 1
2011 1 0
2012 6 37
2013 24 44
2014 33 96
2015 49 92
2016 84 214
2017 107 268
2018 159 556
2019 144 421
2020 198 491
2021 195 268
Speciality Kazakhstan rank Asia rank World rank
Nanotechnology 1 643 1429
Chemical Engineering 1 721 1476
Inorganic Chemistry 1 743 1642
Materials Science 1 792 1717

Computer Science

Nazarbayev University ranked 1st for Computer Science in Kazakhstan and 1670th in the World with 630 publications made and 6,752 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Robotics, Computer Networking, Bioinformatics and Computational biology, Computer Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 6 In Kazakhstan
#601 of 1,936 In Asia
#1670 of 4,392 In the World

Nazarbayev University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
2013 22 128
2014 45 163
2015 47 79
2016 63 196
2017 70 121
2018 80 201
2019 112 224
2020 99 189
2021 90 107
Speciality Kazakhstan rank Asia rank World rank
Robotics 1 137 409
Computer Engineering 1 295 800
Computer Networking 1 559 1224
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 1 496 1289
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 1 648 1588

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Nazarbayev University ranked 1st for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Kazakhstan and 1929th in the World with 616 publications made and 3,661 citations received. Main research topics: Political Science, Demography, Sociology, Communications and Public Relations, Political Economy.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 6 In Kazakhstan
#480 of 1,903 In Asia
#1929 of 5,073 In the World

Nazarbayev University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
2004 3 2
2005 1 1
2006 1 0
2007 3 0
2008 0 0
2009 7 0
2010 1 0
2011 1 0
2012 8 38
2013 21 24
2014 35 38
2015 43 124
2016 54 46
2017 43 47
2018 74 79
2019 93 159
2020 105 215
2021 121 96
Speciality Kazakhstan rank Asia rank World rank
Military science 1 12 232
Political Economy 1 53 630
International Relations and Diplomacy 1 84 654
Political Science 1 102 933
Genealogy 1 127 938
Communications and Public Relations 1 260 1359
Sociology 1 299 1774
Demography 1 740 2252

Medicine

Nazarbayev University ranked 1st for Medicine in Kazakhstan and 2082nd in the World with 551 publications made and 6,283 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Immunology, Health Science, Biomedical Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 4 In Kazakhstan
#743 of 1,964 In Asia
#2082 of 4,739 In the World

Nazarbayev University
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
2012 6 11
2013 20 109
2014 37 135
2015 30 50
2016 44 143
2017 30 141
2018 56 178
2019 82 228
2020 103 335
2021 143 133
Speciality Kazakhstan rank Asia rank World rank
Biomedical Engineering 1 350 991
Immunology 1 431 1204
Oncology and Cancer research 1 532 1313
Health Science 1 502 1787

Biology

Nazarbayev University ranked 1st for Biology in Kazakhstan and 2462nd in the World with 481 publications made and 7,655 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Immunology, Nanotechnology, Bioinformatics and Computational biology.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 4 In Kazakhstan
#1053 of 1,987 In Asia
#2462 of 4,496 In the World

Nazarbayev University
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
2004 1 0
2005 0 0
2006 0 0
2007 0 0
2008 0 0
2009 0 0
2010 0 0
2011 0 0
2012 8 25
2013 16 147
2014 49 52
2015 35 112
2016 41 142
2017 51 213
2018 48 259
2019 55 457
2020 79 215
2021 98 123
Speciality Kazakhstan rank Asia rank World rank
Immunology 1 431 1204
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 1 496 1289
Oncology and Cancer research 1 532 1313
Nanotechnology 1 643 1429

Environmental Science

Nazarbayev University ranked 2nd for Environmental Science in Kazakhstan and 2452nd in the World with 312 publications made and 1,824 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Environmental Management, Geotechnical Engineering, Mining Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#2 of 4 In Kazakhstan
#903 of 1,655 In Asia
#2452 of 4,023 In the World

Nazarbayev University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
2011 1 0
2012 4 1
2013 5 5
2014 6 2
2015 9 25
2016 32 32
2017 31 60
2018 45 92
2019 51 142
2020 64 94
2021 60 105
Speciality Kazakhstan rank Asia rank World rank
Mining Engineering 1 255 705
Geotechnical Engineering 1 459 993
Geology 1 537 1588
Environmental Management 2 607 1705

Economics

Nazarbayev University ranked 1st for Economics in Kazakhstan and 1296th in the World with 287 publications made and 2,262 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Political Economy, Environmental Economics, International Relations and Diplomacy.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 4 In Kazakhstan
#321 of 1,160 In Asia
#1296 of 3,039 In the World

Nazarbayev University
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
2001 2 0
2002 0 0
2003 0 0
2004 5 1
2005 5 2
2006 2 1
2007 4 2
2008 5 2
2009 2 0
2010 1 0
2011 3 0
2012 9 41
2013 7 22
2014 13 63
2015 20 22
2016 28 25
2017 26 28
2018 37 44
2019 43 37
2020 32 126
2021 43 38
Speciality Kazakhstan rank Asia rank World rank
Political Economy 1 53 630
International Relations and Diplomacy 1 84 654
Environmental Economics 1 299 921
Development Studies 1 259 1037
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 1 349 1230

Mathematics

Nazarbayev University ranked 1st for Mathematics in Kazakhstan and 1792nd in the World with 256 publications made and 2,393 citations received. Main research topics: Applied Mathematics, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Math Teachers.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 3 In Kazakhstan
#623 of 1,446 In Asia
#1792 of 3,376 In the World

Nazarbayev University
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
2001 1 0
2002 0 0
2003 0 0
2004 5 1
2005 4 2
2006 1 0
2007 2 2
2008 5 1
2009 1 0
2010 0 0
2011 3 1
2012 8 5
2013 4 3
2014 10 52
2015 12 9
2016 33 149
2017 26 59
2018 24 32
2019 45 70
2020 31 68
2021 41 61
Speciality Kazakhstan rank Asia rank World rank
Applied Mathematics 1 369 1113
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 1 349 1230
Math Teachers 1 437 1377

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for Nazarbayev University

Speciality Kazakhstan Asia World Rank
Cinematography 1 98 767
Art & Design 1 624 2133
Psychology 1 598 2218
Business 2 734 2241