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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 +147th45th43rd38th
Arts and Humanities +159th7th10th5th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 25th6th6th6th
Business, Management and Accounting 86th20th15th13th
Chemistry 10th6th6th6th
Computer Science 38th20th19th19th
Dentistry 16th6th7th3rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +45th20th21st20th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 62nd11th12th10th
Energy 19th15th14th14th
Engineering +28th17th17th17th
Environmental Science 19th9th8th8th
Mathematics 99th40th36th33rd
Medicine +35th5th5th5th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 12th7th7th7th
Physics and Astronomy 24th5th6th5th
Psychology 155th7th6th5th
Social Sciences +138th15th13th10th
Veterinary 80th18th22nd13th

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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