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 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 150th24th123rd2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 387th76th328th8th
Business, Management and Accounting 675th201st551st21st
Chemistry 300th104th234th13th
Computer Science 297th91st210th10th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 355th126th287th6th
Energy 174th78th93rd10th
Engineering 197th72nd122nd8th
Environmental Science 125th51st71st3rd
Mathematics 351st110th258th12th
Medicine 378th76th334th12th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 317th71st249th10th
Physics and Astronomy 299th90th236th10th
Social Sciences 432nd76th365th8th

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.

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