Universitas Sumatera UtaraUniversity


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Foundation: 1952

Mission: To organize autonomy-based higher education that becomes a medium for the development of character and professionalism of its human resources based on empowerment containing the spirit of education democratization that recognizes plurality within an educational orientation emphasizing the aspects of finding alternative solutions to actual problems based on scientific study, morality, conscience; To produce graduates who become agents of change as a force of modernization in the wider community life, who have scientific competence, strong relevance and competitiveness, and ethical conduct of behavior; and To implement, develop, and improve education, research culture and community service programs in order to improve academic quality by developing superior sciences, which are beneficial to the better life of the wider community.

Vision: To become a university with academic excellence as a barometer of scientific progress that can compete in the global world

History: www.usu.ac.id

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 RegionBRIICSIndonesia
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +2505th799th614th12th
Arts and Humanities 1962nd294th313th21st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4225th1320th899th12th
Business, Management and Accounting 843rd173rd143rd8th
Chemistry 3424th1229th909th13th
Computer Science 3266th1108th806th15th
Dentistry 759th164th137th6th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 518th174th163rd8th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 658th144th129th3rd
Energy 2304th823rd631st8th
Engineering +1801st573rd419th3rd
Environmental Science 1089th376th312th8th
Mathematics 3030th942nd727th12th
Medicine +3913th1153rd792nd10th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2639th807th614th11th
Physics and Astronomy 1105th290th208th4th
Social Sciences +2415th549th437th31st

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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