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 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 298th65th254th10th
Arts and Humanities 380th49th345th6th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 352nd65th295th7th
Business, Management and Accounting 145th31st114th3rd
Chemistry 179th57th127th5th
Computer Science 151st50th90th4th
Dentistry 187th28th150th4th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 535th278th467th26th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 147th24th113th2nd
Energy 144th74th70th8th
Engineering 120th51st65th5th
Environmental Science 165th68th98th5th
Mathematics 282nd84th203rd6th
Medicine 266th39th228th4th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 260th48th203rd4th
Physics and Astronomy 225th60th166th7th
Psychology 221st10th209th1st
Social Sciences 283rd38th236th2nd
Veterinary 377th86th295th13th

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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