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 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 457th137th396th26th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 583rd178th509th33rd
Business, Management and Accounting 617th165th499th14th
Chemistry 553rd294th474th44th
Computer Science 343rd111th253rd13th
Dentistry 251st44th201st7th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 465th213th397th13th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 539th184th452nd19th
Energy 394th209th283rd35th
Engineering 357th144th264th17th
Environmental Science 275th121st194th17th
Mathematics 494th202nd396th26th
Medicine 463rd114th415th18th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 405th101st325th15th
Physics and Astronomy 457th159th387th22nd
Social Sciences 548th119th470th12th
Veterinary 232nd38th188th5th

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.

Where is the institution located?

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