Catholic University of Korea *University

South Korea

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Foundation: 1855

Mission: To cultivate competent professionals with concern and respect for humanity; To cultivate balanced members of society who contribute to the advancement of national culture; To cultivate world citizens who contribute to the progress and peace of humankind.

Vision: The Catholic University of Korea, Global Leader in Life-oriented Education and Research


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Overall percentile


Research percentile


Innovation percentile


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 area

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 RegionOECDSouth Korea
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 782nd393rd713th69th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 601st188th527th35th
Chemistry 468th221st393rd26th
Computer Science 527th213th426th35th
Dentistry 307th61st241st10th
Engineering 470th218th373rd30th
Environmental Science 602nd375th514th63rd
Medicine 366th70th324th10th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 502nd145th414th24th
Physics and Astronomy 533rd215th462nd36th
Psychology 558th77th524th7th
Social Sciences 781st308th701st48th

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 visualizatiĆ³n 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?

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