Kyungpook National University *University

South Korea

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Foundation: 1946

Mission: Creating new trends and setting new standards, KNU is leading the world

Vision: Globally-oriented, knowledge-driven university


Subordinate organizations:

  • KNU Industry-Academic Cooperation Foundation
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 +401st137th264th14th
Arts and Humanities 1117th124th908th9th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 806th203rd593rd21st
Business, Management and Accounting 1463rd356th972nd25th
Chemistry 1295th436th835th43rd
Computer Science 421st127th265th13th
Dentistry 191st39th134th4th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1912th567th1167th31st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 832nd184th571st10th
Energy 886th347th498th34th
Engineering +595th203rd374th22nd
Environmental Science 810th288th463rd18th
Mathematics 1122nd313th741st26th
Medicine +705th173rd514th17th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 465th129th309th7th
Physics and Astronomy 1232nd332nd862nd40th
Psychology 1785th256th1427th21st
Social Sciences +1117th185th845th13th
Veterinary 216th51st143rd6th

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?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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