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 +363rd125th236th11th
Arts and Humanities 708th63rd602nd6th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 291st59th219th5th
Business, Management and Accounting 458th95th340th7th
Chemistry 314th95th205th4th
Computer Science 158th61st79th4th
Dentistry 234th48th165th5th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1591st475th993rd21st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 339th74th237th3rd
Energy 166th89th72nd8th
Engineering +174th72nd89th4th
Environmental Science 235th106th111th4th
Mathematics 279th92nd161st4th
Medicine +260th46th205th3rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 374th94th252nd3rd
Physics and Astronomy 460th138th310th12th
Psychology 413th33rd370th2nd
Social Sciences +395th49th317th3rd
Veterinary 788th170th494th21st

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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