Korea University *University

South Korea

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Foundation: 1905

Mission: Nurture talented people from a humanitarian perspective, build their character, develop their capacity to demonstrate personal autonomy, develop their qualities as citizens of a democracy, instill in them the ability and desire to maintain humanitarian principles in their lives, and enable them to contribute to national democratic development and the prosperity of humanity as a whole.

Vision: To foster creative talent to contribute to a better world

History: www.korea.edu

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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 +797th206th558th18th
Arts and Humanities 718th60th602nd6th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 227th49th166th3rd
Business, Management and Accounting 325th80th229th6th
Chemistry 287th76th200th5th
Computer Science 143rd55th72nd3rd
Dentistry 229th46th161st3rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1486th442nd934th18th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 310th79th207th3rd
Energy 177th84th79th3rd
Engineering +178th67th96th6th
Environmental Science 185th101st73rd3rd
Mathematics 211th73rd117th4th
Medicine +247th42nd198th3rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 330th89th217th6th
Physics and Astronomy 412th119th276th7th
Psychology 344th30th309th2nd
Social Sciences +392nd58th297th3rd
Veterinary 636th146th408th19th

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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