Hong Kong Shue Yan UniversityUniversity

Hong Kong

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Foundation: 1971

Mission: Preserve and disseminate traditional Chinese culture; Enable students to cultivate a whole, balanced personality including moral character and to realize their full potential as individuals, as scholars and as good citizens; Provide rigorous intellectual training to enable students to become independent critical thinkers; and Deliver programmes that combine academic theory with the acquisition of professional and practical skills to produce graduates who can immediately be of service to meet the needs of the community; and Conduct research in the Humanities and Social Sciences for the advancement of knowledge and the betterment of society.

Vision: As Hong Kong’s first private university, founded on Confucian values, imbued with a spirit of service to the community, committed to excellence in teaching and research and dedicated to preparing our graduates for their future careers through a personalised, transformative campus learning experience, HKSYU seeks to differentiate itself from other providers on the basis of the quality of the experience and the relevance of the outcomes that we provide for our students, by reinventing liberal arts education for the Digital Era.

History: www.hksyu.edu

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Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Universities sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject areas/categories

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal.

AreaWorldAsiatic RegionHong Kong
Business, Management and Accounting 2150th593rd10th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 2001st561st9th
Environmental Science 2335th819th8th
Medicine +   
Psychology 2580th465th10th
Social Sciences +3193rd799th10th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

Where is the institution located?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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