Zhejiang University *University


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Foundation: 1897

Mission: To nurture future leaders and useful citizens with a global vision and social responsibility; To conduct interdisciplinary and innovative research that addresses pressing challenges facing the world today; To translate knowledge and creativity to benefit the local and global communities.

Vision: A world-class university (with three essential qualities – comprehensive, research-intensive, and innovative) that will transform lives and improve China and the world.

History: www.zju.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 37th9th10th8th
Arts and Humanities 153rd8th9th5th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 33rd4th4th4th
Business, Management and Accounting 37th9th5th5th
Chemistry 11th5th5th5th
Computer Science 20th6th6th6th
Dentistry 205th31st31st14th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 130th35th39th33rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 40th6th6th4th
Energy 12th7th7th7th
Engineering 12th4th4th4th
Environmental Science 14th6th6th6th
Mathematics 49th12th12th10th
Medicine 49th4th4th4th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 13th5th5th5th
Physics and Astronomy 39th7th8th6th
Psychology 254th12th8th7th
Social Sciences 98th9th7th5th
Veterinary 74th12th15th9th

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.

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