Pusan National UniversityUniversity

South Korea

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Foundation: 1946

Mission: As a true university that represents Korea, PNU aims to foster capable talents who can teach and study in-depth academic theories and methods of applications based on the national educational philosophy of Korea and PNU’s spirit of truth, freedom and service, while contributing to development of the country and society.

Vision: A University Guided by the Future of Students, A University Loved by the People

History: www.pusan.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 +1289th341st892nd31st
Arts and Humanities 1991st281st1434th21st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1020th248th763rd30th
Business, Management and Accounting 1013th223rd690th11th
Chemistry 1045th302nd719th37th
Computer Science 803rd223rd546th28th
Dentistry 294th58th215th5th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1837th561st1139th27th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 270th69th181st2nd
Energy 661st257th371st22nd
Engineering +893rd282nd576th29th
Environmental Science 1020th381st594th32nd
Mathematics 1030th290th674th21st
Medicine +1102nd262nd815th31st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 800th219th553rd24th
Physics and Astronomy 1275th347th883rd39th
Psychology 1079th121st897th6th
Social Sciences +1128th203rd832nd12th
Veterinary 377th88th242nd12th

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?

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