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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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 +428th147th284th16th
Arts and Humanities 1979th296th1424th24th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1308th347th963rd43rd
Business, Management and Accounting 1621st410th1046th27th
Chemistry 1299th438th837th44th
Computer Science 1190th338th823rd48th
Dentistry 358th71st256th10th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +2588th788th1495th41st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1090th245th736th15th
Energy 505th226th263rd19th
Engineering +896th297th583rd35th
Environmental Science 1267th419th760th27th
Mathematics 1599th444th1048th38th
Medicine +1174th321st846th41st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1059th298th744th33rd
Physics and Astronomy 1049th279th734th29th
Psychology 1837th268th1463rd22nd
Social Sciences +1520th292nd1094th21st
Veterinary 547th122nd363rd16th

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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