Scientific Research Incentives System
AAU provides financial research rewards for an unlimited number of published research documents. These financial rewards are regulated based on specific criteria that are announced to all faculty members, students and staff, known as “Research Incentives Guidelines”. AAU has adopted new incentives system in order to encourage faculty members to continuously publish high quality researches in eminent journals.These incentives include a one time, monetary award for each publication.
Incentives are based on the quality and the rank of the journal, according to the journal Scopus CiteScore applied in the university Scientific Research Incentives System. Therefore, faculty members are encouraged to publish in first tier journals indexed in outstanding databases, e.g. Scopus, and WoS.