Nanjing University of Science and TechnologyUniversity


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Foundation: 1953

Mission: With both educational quality and scientific research level ranking among the high-level universities in China, NUST aims at developing itself into a major base in China for training high quality and creative personnel, carrying out high-tech research, dedicating to academic and cultural exchanges, and playing a very important role in China’s economic and social progress and national defense modernization. NUST is striving to be a national influential research-oriented university which is multidisciplinary, with emphasis in science and engineering.

Vision: To become a high-level university oriented in academic research and known for its tradition, innovative spirit, and commitment to truth.


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 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 RegionBRIICSChina
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +654th228th179th159th
Arts and Humanities 796th68th77th40th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 947th235th169th166th
Business, Management and Accounting 584th116th96th69th
Chemistry 466th143rd114th110th
Computer Science 112th45th40th38th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +165th64th65th62nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 553rd121st110th80th
Energy 256th126th105th102nd
Engineering +113th57th50th49th
Environmental Science 233rd105th95th88th
Mathematics 129th49th43rd40th
Medicine +683rd163rd129th121st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 329th85th76th70th
Physics and Astronomy 273rd79th67th65th
Psychology 1483rd182nd172nd113th
Social Sciences +931st147th127th88th

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?

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