Sookmyung Womens UniversityUniversity

South Korea

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Foundation: 1906

Mission: We plan to build on this tradition and become a global leader in women’s education. To achieve this mission, we will put forth every ounce of effort into the following.

Vision: The future projected by the 4th Industrial Revolution is becoming our new reality in the most unpredictable and rapid ways. The pathway to education that will guarantee the future will only be open to those universities that react proactively to the huge wave of change bearing down upon us all. In this time when the ability to recognize change and act proactively needs to be enhanced more than any other time in history, Sookmyung will set its vision to embrace the values of the future, and become the university that leads the era of the 4th Industrial Revolution.


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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 +419th143rd279th15th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1771st475th1307th57th
Business, Management and Accounting 2551st738th1439th53rd
Chemistry 1586th527th1026th60th
Computer Science 1651st487th1113th67th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 2125th597th1211th39th
Energy 1415th525th812th52nd
Engineering +1347th418th893rd45th
Environmental Science 1041st359th617th24th
Mathematics 1759th508th1124th46th
Medicine 1733rd494th1229th57th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1623rd466th1130th57th
Physics and Astronomy 930th252nd652nd26th
Psychology 2579th477th1922nd39th
Social Sciences +3555th848th2114th67th

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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