South China University of TechnologyUniversity


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Foundation: 1952

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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 120th19th20th16th
Arts and Humanities 245th17th19th10th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 263rd45th32nd30th
Business, Management and Accounting 175th41st28th24th
Chemistry 22nd7th8th7th
Computer Science 73rd28th26th25th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 281st85th82nd69th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 132nd21st20th12th
Energy 17th12th12th12th
Engineering 34th19th17th17th
Environmental Science 29th12th12th12th
Mathematics 120th34th29th27th
Medicine 227th32nd26th24th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 326th75th58th48th
Physics and Astronomy 109th24th22nd19th
Psychology 437th41st32nd26th
Social Sciences 385th62nd52nd37th

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.

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