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 +766th273rd508th40th
Arts and Humanities 2017th303rd1449th26th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1178th307th871st38th
Business, Management and Accounting 1198th273rd825th17th
Chemistry 1105th366th716th32nd
Computer Science 832nd225th572nd25th
Dentistry 296th59th213th6th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1813th541st1116th29th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 397th86th281st5th
Energy 472nd216th240th18th
Engineering +821st273rd527th29th
Environmental Science 851st300th490th20th
Mathematics 1118th311th738th25th
Medicine +1239th341st893rd43rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1062nd299th747th34th
Physics and Astronomy 1237th334th866th41st
Psychology 1172nd138th980th8th
Social Sciences +1060th176th805th12th
Veterinary 385th83rd257th12th

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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