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 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 281st56th39th32nd
Arts and Humanities 310th25th30th15th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 103rd14th10th9th
Business, Management and Accounting 69th14th10th9th
Chemistry 117th39th31st29th
Computer Science 112th38th31st30th
Dentistry 123rd19th21st11th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 201st57th59th51st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 228th53rd43rd33rd
Energy 159th75th59th56th
Engineering 127th53rd43rd41st
Environmental Science 86th31st29th27th
Mathematics 188th54th45th43rd
Medicine 101st10th9th8th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 39th12th13th11th
Physics and Astronomy 209th50th38th32nd
Psychology 440th42nd33rd27th
Social Sciences 183rd21st19th15th
Veterinary 267th44th43rd24th

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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