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 +655th164th464th14th
Arts and Humanities 1524th187th1170th12th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 762nd180th574th23rd
Business, Management and Accounting 1605th412th1014th22nd
Chemistry 1154th338th794th41st
Computer Science 512th148th335th15th
Dentistry 334th68th240th7th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1544th466th970th20th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1089th272nd699th14th
Energy 896th339th509th31st
Engineering +724th232nd466th23rd
Environmental Science 691st268th385th18th
Mathematics 1140th319th750th23rd
Medicine +801st178th594th19th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 504th138th338th14th
Physics and Astronomy 1388th383rd956th42nd
Psychology 1763rd259th1402nd19th
Social Sciences +1195th213th882nd13th
Veterinary 246th55th160th6th

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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