City University of Hong Kong *University

Hong Kong

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Foundation: 1994

Mission: To nurture and develop the talents of students and to create applicable knowledge in order to support social and economic advancement.

Vision: City University of Hong Kong aspires to become a leading global university, excelling in research and professional education


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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 RegionHong Kong
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 639th270th4th
Arts and Humanities 333rd33rd4th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 554th157th5th
Business, Management and Accounting 30th7th2nd
Chemistry 246th78th3rd
Computer Science 111th37th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 391st149th4th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 171st32nd4th
Energy 107th54th2nd
Engineering 83rd36th1st
Environmental Science 258th114th3rd
Mathematics 262nd76th4th
Medicine 543rd160th4th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 520th154th5th
Physics and Astronomy 294th88th4th
Psychology 418th40th5th
Social Sciences 252nd29th4th
Veterinary 463rd111th2nd

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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