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Foundation: 1898

Mission: Peking University always be the pioneer of novation and improvement, should lead China walks into the road of good and upwards.

Vision: Its aim is to rank among the world's best universities in the future.


Subordinate organizations:

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 +115th30th29th24th
Arts and Humanities +130th5th9th4th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 15th6th6th6th
Business, Management and Accounting 35th13th13th11th
Chemistry 8th6th6th6th
Computer Science 30th16th15th15th
Dentistry 12th5th7th3rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +42nd21st21st20th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 28th6th8th6th
Energy 20th16th16th15th
Engineering +29th18th18th18th
Environmental Science 10th7th7th7th
Mathematics 57th27th27th26th
Medicine +27th5th5th5th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 16th10th10th10th
Physics and Astronomy 30th9th10th9th
Psychology 124th7th6th5th
Social Sciences +83rd13th10th8th
Veterinary 282nd62nd63rd37th

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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