Kyungil UniversityUniversity

South Korea

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Foundation: 1963

Mission: The mission of KIU, grounded on our nation's founding principle, humanitarianism, is to produce talented individuals who are to contribute to the prosperity of our own nation and the whole of humanity. In accomplishing the mission, KIU advocates truth, creativity, and enthusiasm : Truth here indicates truthful goals, opinions, and mind; creativity the spirit to explore new challenges; and enthusiasm the mind to achieve goals enthusiastically. These ideas are incorporated and represented specifically in the educational goals of KIU.

Vision: KIU Innovation 2020 is to present the strong will of KIU for innovative development in order to flexibly face challenges from the inside and outside of KIU. Since its foundation, KIU has accumulated experience and capacity of hands-on education under the educational philosophy: truth, creativity, and enthusiasm. In KIU Innovation 2020, our vision is ‘the innovative university of global hands-on education to challenge the limit,’ and our long-term development goal is ‘the creation of the KIU brand value through innovative changes.’ To achieve these, there are three development strategies: People Innovation, Program Innovation and Place Innovation, which are referred to as ‘3P Innovation.’



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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

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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.

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