Ajou UniversityUniversity

South Korea

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Foundation: 1973

Mission: Respect for Humans, Seeking Truth from Fact, and One World, One Family.

Vision: Change Society with Connecting Minds.

History: www.ajou.ac.kr

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 RegionOECDSouth Korea
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 265th91st167th7th
Arts and Humanities 1633rd212th1236th17th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 818th206th602nd22nd
Business, Management and Accounting 1760th456th1116th31st
Chemistry 1045th345th673rd26th
Computer Science 741st200th507th22nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 2314th699th1371st36th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1910th519th1120th30th
Energy 357th173rd171st13th
Engineering +744th257th466th25th
Environmental Science 565th216th307th14th
Mathematics 398th120th243rd8th
Medicine +1309th366th937th47th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 509th144th342nd11th
Physics and Astronomy 809th218th568th21st
Psychology 2251st392nd1719th28th
Social Sciences 1779th365th1253rd31st

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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