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 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 RegionHong Kong
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +1228th325th5th
Arts and Humanities +533rd40th4th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 614th137th3rd
Business, Management and Accounting 58th21st2nd
Chemistry 343rd95th3rd
Computer Science 119th46th3rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +333rd112th3rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 173rd47th4th
Energy 77th46th2nd
Engineering +116th50th2nd
Environmental Science 342nd160th3rd
Mathematics 244th82nd4th
Medicine +1099th260th4th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1109th298th6th
Physics and Astronomy 284th71st1st
Psychology 454th43rd5th
Social Sciences +244th30th4th
Veterinary 347th79th1st

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?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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