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.



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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 270th54th228th6th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 618th201st544th39th
Business, Management and Accounting 809th305th677th40th
Chemistry 507th255th429th35th
Computer Science 500th195th401st30th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 580th323rd512th39th
Energy 268th124th175th20th
Engineering 426th186th329th25th
Environmental Science 296th131st214th18th
Mathematics 411th147th316th16th
Medicine 480th123rd432nd21st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 459th124th373rd20th
Physics and Astronomy 504th196th433rd32nd

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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