Pohang University of Science and TechnologyUniversity

South Korea

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Foundation: 1986

Mission: Information not localized

Vision: Become an entrepreneurship university that contributes to the nation and nurtures creative global leaders with excellence and a sound personal value system.

History: postech.ac.kr

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 +186th54th143rd6th
Arts and Humanities 548th118th504th10th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 436th129th374th16th
Business, Management and Accounting 626th178th505th15th
Chemistry 406th171st331st20th
Computer Science 280th89th190th9th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +279th113th212th5th
Energy 194th91st119th11th
Engineering +226th92nd142nd9th
Environmental Science 241st110th159th11th
Mathematics 275th82nd194th6th
Medicine +486th157th420th25th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 372nd111th300th15th
Physics and Astronomy 291st95th218th11th
Social Sciences 403rd70th339th7th

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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