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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.


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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 RegionBRIICSChina
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 177th32nd27th22nd
Arts and Humanities 152nd7th8th4th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 48th6th7th6th
Business, Management and Accounting 46th10th7th6th
Chemistry 23rd8th9th8th
Computer Science 44th18th16th16th
Dentistry 20th4th5th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 41st13th15th13th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 47th7th7th5th
Energy 21st14th13th13th
Engineering 24th13th12th12th
Environmental Science 12th5th5th5th
Mathematics 77th23rd21st19th
Medicine 55th5th6th5th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 14th6th6th6th
Physics and Astronomy 23rd5th5th4th
Psychology 266th14th10th9th
Social Sciences 134th14th11th9th
Veterinary 248th42nd39th22nd

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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