According to the latest 2018 release of the universities’ global ranking issued by U-Multirank, Beirut Arab University came one of the top 25 performing universities as per the “International Joint Publications” indicator. BAU also came one of seven Arab countries on this top-performing list. Based on U-Multirank Website, this indicator refers to the percentage of international joint publications at a university, or the degree to which university’s research is connected to international research networks. As a top performer, BAU has at least 75% of its publications internationally co-authored.