Top 200 Arabic-speaking Universities

2020 World University Ranking


What are the most popular Arabic-speaking Universities in the world? EduListing tries to answer this question by publishing the 2020 World University Ranking of the top 200 recognized Arabic-speaking higher-education institutions in the world meeting the following EduListing selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed and/or accredited by the appropriate higher education-related organization in each country
  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees)
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, face-to-face, non-distance education format
Our aim is to provide a non-academic League Table of the top 200 Arabic-speaking Universities in the world based on valid, unbiased and non-influenceable web metrics provided by independent web intelligence sources rather than data submitted by the Universities themselves.

2020 Top Arabic-speaking Universities in the World

Rank University Country
1 King Saud University Saudi Arabia sa
2 King AbdulAziz University Saudi Arabia sa
3 Qatar University Qatar qa
4 King Faisal University Saudi Arabia sa
5 American University of Beirut Lebanon lb
6 Cairo University Egypt eg
7 Shaqra University Saudi Arabia sa
8 Umm Al-Qura University Saudi Arabia sa
9 The American University in Cairo Egypt eg
10 King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals Saudi Arabia sa
11 Sultan Qaboos University Oman om
12 The German University in Cairo Egypt eg
13 United Arab Emirates University United Arab Emirates ae
14 The Islamic University of Gaza Palestinian Territory ps
15 University of Jordan Jordan jo
16 King Khalid University Saudi Arabia sa
17 Mansoura University Egypt eg
18 University of Babylon Iraq iq
19 Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University Saudi Arabia sa
20 Higher Colleges of Technology United Arab Emirates ae
21 University of Sharjah United Arab Emirates ae
22 Kuwait University Kuwait kw
23 Université Abou Bekr Belkaid de Tlemcen Algeria dz
24 Qassim University Saudi Arabia sa
25 Université Abderrahmane Mira de Béjaia Algeria dz
26 University of Bahrain Bahrain bh
27 Al-Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University Saudi Arabia sa
28 Université Kasdi Merbah de Ouargla Algeria dz
29 An-Najah National University Palestinian Territory ps
30 Université Frères Mentouri de Constantine 1 Algeria dz
31 Alexandria University Egypt eg
32 Jordan University of Science and Technology Jordan jo
33 Hamad Bin Khalifa University Qatar qa
34 Lebanese American University Lebanon lb
35 Princess Nora bint Abdulrahman University Saudi Arabia sa
36 Taibah University Saudi Arabia sa
37 King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Saudi Arabia sa
38 Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University Saudi Arabia sa
39 Université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth Lebanon lb
40 Islamic University of Madinah Saudi Arabia sa
41 Ain Shams University Egypt eg
42 Institute of Public Administration, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia sa
43 Zayed University United Arab Emirates ae
44 University of Science and Technology Yemen ye
45 Taif University Saudi Arabia sa
46 Université Mohamed Khider de Biskra Algeria dz
47 Université Mohammed V Morocco ma
48 Université Mohamed Boudiaf de M'sila Algeria dz
49 Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport Egypt eg
50 Damascus University Syria sy
51 Université Ferhat Abbas Sétif 1 Algeria dz
52 Université des Sciences et de la Technologie Houari Boumediène Algeria dz
53 Al-Azhar University Egypt eg
54 Modern Sciences and Arts University Egypt eg
55 Khalifa University United Arab Emirates ae
56 American University of Sharjah United Arab Emirates ae
57 Yarmouk University Jordan jo
58 Birzeit University Palestinian Territory ps
59 Benha University Egypt eg
60 Université Libanaise Lebanon lb
61 Université Abdelhamid Ibn Badis de Mostaganem Algeria dz
62 The Hashemite University Jordan jo
63 Al Jouf University Saudi Arabia sa
64 Beirut Arab University Lebanon lb
65 Jazan University Saudi Arabia sa
66 Université Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah Morocco ma
67 Al-Quds University Palestinian Territory ps
68 New York University Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates ae
69 Assiut University Egypt eg
70 Université Cadi Ayyad Morocco ma
71 University of Tabuk Saudi Arabia sa
72 Misr University for Science and Technology Egypt eg
73 Philadelphia University Jordan jo
74 King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences Saudi Arabia sa
75 Université Ahmed Ben Bella d'Oran 1 Algeria dz
76 Zagazig University Egypt eg
77 American University in Dubai United Arab Emirates ae
78 Prince Sultan University Saudi Arabia sa
79 Université Mouloud Maameri de Tizi Ouzou Algeria dz
80 University of Jeddah Saudi Arabia sa
81 Future University in Egypt Egypt eg
82 Doha Institute for Graduate Studies Qatar qa
83 University of Tripoli Libya ly
84 Al-Balqa' Applied University Jordan jo
85 Université Hadj Lakhder de Batna 1 Algeria dz
86 Université Benyoucef Benkhedda d'Alger 1 Algeria dz
87 Bethlehem University Palestinian Territory ps
88 Ajman University United Arab Emirates ae
89 University of Baghdad Iraq iq
90 Tanta University Egypt eg
91 Notre Dame University Lebanon lb
92 Université Saint-Esprit de Kaslik Lebanon lb
93 Université des Sciences et de la Technologie d'Oran Mohamed Boudiaf Algeria dz
94 University of Ha'il Saudi Arabia sa
95 Université Hassiba Ben Bouali de Chlef Algeria dz
96 Arab American University Palestinian Territory ps
97 Helwan University Egypt eg
98 Sohag university Egypt eg
99 Majmaah University Saudi Arabia sa
100 Université Larbi Ben Mhidi de Oum El Bouaghi Algeria dz
101 The British University in Egypt Egypt eg
102 Nile University Egypt eg
103 Al al-Bayt University Jordan jo
104 Université 8 Mai 1945 Guelma Algeria dz
105 Université Tahar Moulay de Saida Algeria dz
106 Libyan International Medical University Libya ly
107 Higher College of Technology Oman om
108 Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University Saudi Arabia sa
109 Université Ibn Zohr Morocco ma
110 Université Badji Mokhtar de Annaba Algeria dz
111 South Valley University Egypt eg
112 Northern Borders University Saudi Arabia sa
113 University of Balamand Lebanon lb
114 Mutah university Jordan jo
115 Misr International University Egypt eg
116 Arab International University Syria sy
117 Abu Dhabi University United Arab Emirates ae
118 Arabian Gulf University Bahrain bh
119 Université Ibn Tofail Morocco ma
120 Najran University Saudi Arabia sa
121 University of Petra Jordan jo
122 Princess Sumaya University for Technology Jordan jo
123 Pharos University in Alexandria Egypt eg
124 Middle East College Oman om
125 Effat University Saudi Arabia sa
126 Université M'hamed Bouguerra de Boumerdès Algeria dz
127 Lebanese International University Lebanon lb
128 Al Baha University Saudi Arabia sa
129 Zarqa University Jordan jo
130 Middle East University, Jordan Jordan jo
131 Nahda University Egypt eg
132 University of Technology Iraq iq
133 University of Kufa Iraq iq
134 Palestine Polytechnic University Palestinian Territory ps
135 Suez Canal University Egypt eg
136 Université Al Akhawayn Morocco ma
137 Université Abdelmalek Essadi Morocco ma
138 Gulf University for Science and Technology Kuwait kw
139 October 6 University Egypt eg
140 Aswan University Egypt eg
141 University of Al-Qadisiyah Iraq iq
142 Université Echahid Hamma Lakhdar d'El Oued Algeria dz
143 Université Mohamed Seddik Ben Yahia de Jijel Algeria dz
144 Al-Ahliyya Amman University Jordan jo
145 Institute of Management Technology Dubai United Arab Emirates ae
146 Université Hassan II de Casablanca Morocco ma
147 The University of Mustansiriyah Iraq iq
148 Al Ain University United Arab Emirates ae
149 Université Larbi Tebessi de Tébessa Algeria dz
150 University of Bisha Saudi Arabia sa
151 Queen Arwa University Yemen ye
152 Université de Sfax Tunisia tn
153 Université Djillali Liabès de Sidi-Bel-Abbès Algeria dz
154 Minia University Egypt eg
155 Alfaisal University Saudi Arabia sa
156 Al Falah University United Arab Emirates ae
157 Université Mohammed Premier Morocco ma
158 Kafrelsheikh University Egypt eg
159 Université Saad Dahlab de Blida 1 Algeria dz
160 Université Moulay Ismail Morocco ma
161 Université Ziane Achour de Djelfa Algeria dz
162 Sohar University Oman om
163 College of the North Atlantic - Qatar Qatar qa
164 Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan Jordan jo
165 Université 20 Août 1955 de Skikda Algeria dz
166 American University of Ras Al Khaimah United Arab Emirates ae
167 Weill Cornell Medicine - Qatar Qatar qa
168 The University of Nizwa Oman om
169 The British University in Dubai United Arab Emirates ae
170 Nizwa College of Technology Oman om
171 Fayoum University Egypt eg
172 University of Tikrit Iraq iq
173 Université Mohamed Lamine Debaghine de Sétif 2 Algeria dz
174 Misurata University Libya ly
175 University of Mosul Iraq iq
176 Université Centrale Tunisia tn
177 HEM Institut des Hautes Etudes de Management Morocco ma
178 Menoufia University Egypt eg
179 New Valley University Egypt eg
180 École Nationale Supérieure Agronomique Algeria dz
181 University of Diyala Iraq iq
182 German Jordanian University Jordan jo
183 Damietta University Egypt eg
184 Australian College of Kuwait Kuwait kw
185 American University in the Emirates United Arab Emirates ae
186 Al-Baath University Syria sy
187 The American University of Iraq, Sulaimani Iraq iq
188 Applied Science Private University Jordan jo
189 German University of Technology in Oman Oman om
190 Canadian University of Dubai United Arab Emirates ae
191 Université Mohamed Ben Ahmed d'Oran 2 Algeria dz
192 Université Internationale de Rabat Morocco ma
193 The University of Duhok Iraq iq
194 University of Kerbala Iraq iq
195 Université Hassan 1er Morocco ma
196 Université Ibn Khaldoun de Tiaret Algeria dz
197 Tishreen University Syria sy
198 Université Paris-Sorbonne Abou Dhabi United Arab Emirates ae
199 Al Musanna College of Technology Oman om
200 Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology Egypt eg

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