Welcome to Sultan Qaboos University: OMAN House of Expertise

Welcome to the SQU's Research Expertise: Accelerating Knowledge through Research

Sultan Qaboos University is the national university of the Sultanate of Oman and the primary research institution in the country. Here, we present a comprehensive range of SQU research profiles to be an eye-opener for the world to learn about the range of research expertise at SQU.
Research has received importance since the inception of the University in 1986 to be at the forefront of research in the region. The mission of research at SQU is to create and nurture a research culture, lead in term of research output in the country, develop the research potential of its student, academic and technical staff and establish a strong knowledge base to conduct internationally recognised research of impact on the socio-economic development and contribute to knowledge and to transform that knowledge into value for socio-economic development through a vibrant innovation system.
SQU research strategy is geared to (i) Develop research culture and enhance research capacity, (ii) Expand applied research to address socio-economic needs, (iii) Promote multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research, (iv) Develop an adaptable research management system, (v) Develop collaborative research programs and partnerships with national and international bodies, (vii) Enhance innovative research outcomes, (viii) Promote the university’s research publications, (ix) Develop indicators to evaluate research activities and outcomes based on international standards.

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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