Konkuk University *University

South Korea

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Foundation: 1946

Mission: KU aims at fostering intellectuals with well-rounded character, future-oriented professionals, and leaders of community development, based on the virtues of sincerity, fidelity, and righteousness.

Vision: A university leading in education, research, and social responsibility.

History: www.konkuk.ac.kr

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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 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 340th79th293rd14th
Arts and Humanities 521st108th483rd11th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 442nd96th378th9th
Business, Management and Accounting 697th213th572nd23rd
Chemistry 391st160th321st18th
Computer Science 543rd226th442nd38th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 233rd66th173rd2nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 493rd156th410th14th
Energy 441st246th330th44th
Engineering 429th187th332nd26th
Environmental Science 390th187th304th24th
Mathematics 626th316th528th54th
Medicine 449th108th401st17th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 312th68th245th9th
Physics and Astronomy 416th135th347th16th
Psychology 531st67th497th5th
Social Sciences 597th149th518th17th
Veterinary 227th37th183rd4th

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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