Gwangju Institute of Science and TechnologyUniversity

South Korea

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Foundation: 1993

Mission: Cultivate outstanding talents in science and technology. Promote cooperative research with industry and international collaborations in education and research. Contribute to advances in science and technology and improve balanced regional economic development in Korea.

Vision: World-class science and engineering university. Entrepreneurial leadership and robust collaborations with industry and academia. Innovative convergence research for global issues.


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 1131st382nd752nd55th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1631st434th1201st51st
Chemistry 1357th455th877th48th
Computer Science 1074th299th748th40th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 1961st581st1193rd32nd
Energy 782nd318th436th31st
Engineering +1035th346th674th39th
Environmental Science 1494th486th900th35th
Mathematics 916th247th612th18th
Medicine 1095th289th792nd32nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 631st182nd431st18th
Physics and Astronomy 1096th288th774th32nd

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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  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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