Kaohsiung Medical UniversityUniversity


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Foundation: 1954

Mission: - Academic:To cultivate health care talent people with humanism quality and professional knowledge skills; - Research:To involve physical and mental health creative research; - Service:To provide holistic health care and public service; - Contribution:To devote to giving Medical and educational services for Vulnerable group.

Vision: A world-class medical university that promotes human health and well-being.

History: www.kmu.edu.tw


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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 RegionTaiwan
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 532nd184th15th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 698th263rd27th
Chemistry 560th301st25th
Computer Science 559th241st29th
Dentistry 405th92nd15th
Energy 189th86th3rd
Engineering 604th343rd36th
Environmental Science 372nd175th7th
Mathematics 468th184th14th
Medicine 599th205th15th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 523rd157th13th
Physics and Astronomy 441st146th10th
Psychology 659th119th10th
Social Sciences 802nd328th39th

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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