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 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 +2100th596th435th339th
Arts and Humanities +1437th176th187th71st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 854th198th140th137th
Business, Management and Accounting 225th61st49th40th
Chemistry 577th158th124th122nd
Computer Science 212th71st59th58th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +779th234th206th173rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 760th181st153rd106th
Energy 301st138th112th106th
Engineering +250th88th70th69th
Environmental Science 362nd165th141st134th
Mathematics 194th67th58th56th
Medicine +708th161st121st111th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1412th388th281st237th
Physics and Astronomy 582nd155th121st114th
Psychology 881st91st92nd55th
Social Sciences +734th118th103rd73rd

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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