Khalifa University of Science and Technology's Petroleum Engineering department has ranked 8th in the 2023 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings.

The Khalifa University Petroleum Engineering programme has a modern and well-balanced curriculum that emphasises not only petroleum engineering fundamentals but also the business processes applied to reach optimal engineering solutions for field development and operations.

Khalifa University’s Electrical and Electronics Engineering programme was also ranked 99th in the world in the rankings. The Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) Department at Khalifa University offers BSc degrees in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering (with an optional concentration in Software Systems), and Computer Science, as well as MSc and PhD programs.

At the same time, Khalifa University remained top in the UAE in Computer Science and Information Systems, Chemical Engineering, Civil and Structural Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, as well as Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering.

Under the QS Natural Sciences Subject category, Khalifa University is ranked top in the UAE in Chemistry, Environmental Sciences, Materials Science, Mathematics, as well as Physics and Astronomy.

Khalifa University placed 181st worldwide overall in QS World Universities Ranking 2023.