Xiamen University *University


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Foundation: 1921

Mission: "Pursuing Excellence and Striving for Perfection".

Vision: Since its foundation, generation after generation of faculty and students have strived to fulfill Mr. Tan Kah Kee's vision of "empowering the nation through education" and "building XMU into a world-class university".

History: en.xmu.edu.cn

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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 441st130th97th75th
Arts and Humanities 412th55th55th30th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 371st70th45th42nd
Business, Management and Accounting 159th37th24th21st
Chemistry 184th60th44th42nd
Computer Science 171st54th42nd40th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 195th55th58th50th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 114th17th16th10th
Energy 105th52nd46th43rd
Engineering 185th69th55th52nd
Environmental Science 214th91st82nd71st
Mathematics 256th72nd58th54th
Medicine 361st69th45th42nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 307th64th54th44th
Physics and Astronomy 297th89th58th50th
Psychology 608th97th79th59th
Social Sciences 375th58th49th34th

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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