Dubai, July, 2018: MODUL University Dubai, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments [DFM: DIC], has announced that its main branch in Austria - MODUL University Vienna has been recently ranked among the Top 25 Universities in the world for the most number of cited published research, reinforcing the outstanding quality of its research capabilities and expertise.
The rankings, unveiled recently by U-Multirank – a multidimensional, user-driven approach to international ranking of higher education institutions, placed MODUL University Vienna as the only Austrian university in the prestigious list; at No. 12 in the world and third in Europe.
To coincide with this global recognition, MODUL University Dubai has reiterated its commitment to Applied Research in Dubai at its Centre for Sustainability through Research and Education (CSRE). A fully-integrated research centre, CSRE’s approach is focused on bridging skill-set and knowledge-gap between academia, corporations, institutions and the society at large.
The CSRE mission includes supporting the region’s efforts in driving sustainability through investment in education & research; promoting Dubai and the UAE as a centre 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: “MODUL University Dubai is extremely proud to be a part of this great achievement by its Vienna Campus. The Dubai campus is committed to carry forward this ethos of applied research and utilize the methodological and corporate competence of its faculty researchers and consultants to drive innovation and progress. This will definitely add a lot of value to MODUL.”
For the rankings, U-Multirank compared performances of higher education institutions in the five dimensions of university activity: (1) teaching and learning (2) research (3) knowledge transfer (4) international orientation and (5) regional engagement. The U-Multirank web tool enabled comparisons at the level of the university as a whole and at the level of specific study programs.
MODUL University Dubai reiterates commitment to Applied Research through its research centre – CSRE