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 +323rd127th261st22nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 473rd145th410th20th
Business, Management and Accounting 653rd195th526th18th
Chemistry 546th283rd466th50th
Computer Science 317th103rd220th12th
Dentistry 147th29th113th4th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +413th224th344th17th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 505th177th413th14th
Energy 332nd178th234th25th
Engineering +305th134th213th17th
Environmental Science 317th157th230th19th
Mathematics 449th160th361st22nd
Medicine +444th131st380th22nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 337th97th267th12th
Physics and Astronomy 448th192nd360th31st
Psychology 704th188th668th29th
Social Sciences +601st150th513th14th
Veterinary 173rd34th124th5th

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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