Chonnam National UniversityUniversity

South Korea

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Foundation: 1909

Mission: CNU is leaping forward in great spirits to establish itself as a university that stands up for the country and community in difficulties and dedicates itself to liberty, peace, democracy and human rights. To secure its name as a first-class university with global competence, CNU put forward the slogans of 'Pride & Hope.’ It is with ‘Shedding light on the World that Cherishes Truth’ as its mission and ‘Multidisciplinary Education, Prosperous Research, and Happy Community’ as its ultimate goal.

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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
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 392nd106th336th21st
Arts and Humanities 589th160th551st22nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 612th197th538th38th
Business, Management and Accounting 706th220th581st25th
Chemistry 441st198th368th23rd
Computer Science 485th183rd387th27th
Dentistry 211th34th170th5th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 545th288th477th32nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 224th51st179th5th
Energy 178th79th96th11th
Engineering 394th161st298th22nd
Environmental Science 376th178th290th21st
Mathematics 573rd266th475th44th
Medicine 505th138th456th26th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 481st134th394th23rd
Physics and Astronomy 468th169th397th26th
Psychology 731st164th692nd21st
Social Sciences 750th278th670th44th
Veterinary 467th113th351st16th

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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