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 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 RegionOECDSouth Korea
Arts and Humanities 570th146th532nd18th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 549th153rd476th22nd
Business, Management and Accounting 641st178th520th17th
Chemistry 502nd250th424th33rd
Computer Science 433rd151st337th19th
Dentistry 449th111th340th21st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 634th254th537th32nd
Energy 476th277th363rd52nd
Engineering 443rd198th346th28th
Environmental Science 501st277th413th41st
Mathematics 433rd158th337th17th
Medicine 546th163rd496th31st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 459th124th373rd20th
Physics and Astronomy 596th268th524th44th
Psychology 730th163rd691st20th
Social Sciences 677th209th597th31st

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 visualizatiĆ³n 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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