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 +129th36th34th29th
Arts and Humanities +343rd19th26th12th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 52nd9th10th9th
Business, Management and Accounting 35th10th8th7th
Chemistry 76th28th25th24th
Computer Science 73rd33rd31st30th
Dentistry 79th16th19th10th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +85th37th36th35th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 158th35th31st27th
Energy 126th70th60th59th
Engineering +77th41st38th37th
Environmental Science 57th31st31st28th
Mathematics 132nd51st44th41st
Medicine +65th9th10th9th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 16th10th10th10th
Physics and Astronomy 175th53rd45th44th
Psychology 290th18th14th10th
Social Sciences +162nd17th15th12th
Veterinary 179th43rd47th31st

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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