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 +368th159th305th32nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 660th296th596th52nd
Chemistry 573rd307th493rd57th
Computer Science 463rd171st356th28th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +498th308th429th33rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 634th275th535th32nd
Energy 321st169th224th21st
Engineering +413th207th318th31st
Environmental Science 309th150th223rd18th
Mathematics 406th134th318th17th
Medicine 490th159th424th26th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 485th184th409th24th
Physics and Astronomy 453rd195th365th33rd
Social Sciences 771st290th678th38th

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.

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