Shanghai UniversityUniversity


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Foundation: 1922

Mission: SHU is dedicated to developing talents who are physically strong and mentally enlightened so that they are well equipped to meet challenges in their future service to the society.

Vision: Inspired to build a highly effective platform for "Developing Talent", "Conducting Science & Technology Research", and "Serving Society", SHU is pursuing standards set by the first-class universities in the world while realizing the university's core values.



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 556th203rd156th125th
Arts and Humanities 550th132nd134th73rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 577th173rd113th109th
Business, Management and Accounting 311th64th53rd39th
Chemistry 299th103rd73rd71st
Computer Science 255th76th57th54th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 457th206th191st146th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 507th166th151st103rd
Energy 201st92nd68th65th
Engineering 241st87th62nd58th
Environmental Science 351st161st136th117th
Mathematics 282nd84th64th60th
Medicine 551st168th121st110th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 582nd195th162nd129th
Physics and Astronomy 394th122nd83rd70th
Psychology 567th79th68th49th
Social Sciences 551st121st101st72nd

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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