Southern Taiwan University of Science and TechnologyUniversity


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Foundation: 1969

Mission: “Willing to educate qualified students” and “benefiting society and adding to the development of our nation” are lyrics that appear in STUST’s school song, and they were the purposes of establishing this university. The mission of STUST is to pursue academic excellence in both technological fields and in the humanities. Over the past 44 years, with the board of directors and tens of thousands of teachers and students working together, STUST has grown and developed. We are now undoubtedly the leader in terms of private universities of technology in Taiwan. We seek to achieve the following in order to become the top international private university of technology: student learn To conduct research, be innovative, and pursue excellence. To integrate local resources and increase the opportunities for cooperation between industry and academia in order to develop regional advantages. To recruit outstanding teachers in order to develop major technology and secure national funding. To develop a diversified learning curriculum which places equal emphasis on both the technological sciences and the humanities, thereby creating graduates who are not only well trained and highly qualified but are also upright citizens. To construct and further enhance teaching, learning, and research facilities. To build a free and open education system that focuses on the whole person by promoting creativity, discipline, and cultural literacy, as well as instilling in our students a quest for knowledge that extends into life-long learning. To build a global alumni organization, so that with alumni support the university.

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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
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 778th410th53rd
Business, Management and Accounting 803rd308th32nd
Chemistry 720th445th58th
Computer Science 695th374th50th
Energy 521st334th22nd
Engineering +564th349th39th
Environmental Science 607th429th64th
Mathematics 568th264th21st
Medicine +817th452nd63rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 881st530th67th
Physics and Astronomy 650th375th45th
Social Sciences +826th340th36th

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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