Sun Yat-Sen University *University


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Foundation: 1924

Mission: The mission of SYSU is to advance knowledge and educate students in arts, science, technology, and other academic areas that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century.

Vision: Information not localized


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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 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 +162nd40th39th34th
Arts and Humanities +378th25th33rd16th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 42nd10th11th10th
Business, Management and Accounting 32nd12th11th10th
Chemistry 69th23rd20th19th
Computer Science 66th30th28th27th
Dentistry 72nd18th19th10th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +74th33rd31st30th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 180th51st42nd36th
Energy 138th67th56th54th
Engineering +69th35th32nd32nd
Environmental Science 47th28th30th28th
Mathematics 100th43rd39th38th
Medicine +59th10th11th10th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 17th11th11th11th
Physics and Astronomy 146th37th35th34th
Psychology 211th14th12th10th
Social Sciences +155th17th15th12th
Veterinary 94th23rd26th17th

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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