University of Science and Technology of ChinaUniversity


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Foundation: 1958

Mission: USTC’s mission has been to “focus on frontier areas of science and technology and educate top leaders in science and technology for China and the world”. Central to its strategy has been the combination of education and research, as well as the emphasis on quality rather than quantity.

Vision: Information not localized


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 +321st125th102nd91st
Arts and Humanities +226th18th21st13th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 209th42nd34th32nd
Business, Management and Accounting 151st39th30th26th
Chemistry 40th10th10th9th
Computer Science 57th25th22nd22nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +177th66th67th59th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 314th85th74th59th
Energy 31st19th19th18th
Engineering +47th24th23rd22nd
Environmental Science 109th52nd50th47th
Mathematics 98th31st28th26th
Medicine +325th69th48th45th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 271st66th59th50th
Physics and Astronomy 44th13th12th11th
Psychology 517th69th67th44th
Social Sciences +336th55th51st39th

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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  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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