The benchmarking main role is to provide the British university in Egypt BUE research society with data and analyses at a level that can be used to guide strategic research decisions. The benchmarking section of the BUE research website provides the ability for BUE research society to compare their performance against both national and international universities and other researchers along a large number of indicators. In addition to the indicators used for rating, the benchmarking function role includes measures of international collaboration, international citations, and research funding. The BUE depends on different resources for bench marking such as Sivale , scoups