National Kaohsiung University of Science and TechnologyUniversity


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Foundation: 2018

Mission: Information not localized

Vision: With the merger, the university hopes to integrate all the resources and to cultivate more excellent technological professionals and lead the business and industry development in southern Taiwan. With the pursuit of such ideals as value co-creation and people- oriented leadership, NKUST continues to serve as the think tank in Kaohsiung, the engine of industries, and the base of the southbound plan. NKUST, with great collaboration efforts across academia and industry, has reinvented itself as an outstanding international university that is widely recognized by the global society and that nurtures top professionals with academic excellence and success in industries.


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 RegionTaiwan
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +407th187th13th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 642nd280th20th
Business, Management and Accounting 629th180th12th
Chemistry 643rd371st45th
Computer Science 653rd333rd42nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +310th134th4th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 630th271st23rd
Energy 605th418th37th
Engineering +545th331st35th
Environmental Science 470th298th33rd
Mathematics 619th313th29th
Medicine +710th348th37th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 773rd436th57th
Physics and Astronomy 611th336th37th
Social Sciences +769th288th25th

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?

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  • Health
  • Universities
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