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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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 482nd151st420th30th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 711th275th634th51st
Business, Management and Accounting 859th350th723rd54th
Chemistry 469th222nd394th27th
Computer Science 562nd244th461st42nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 728th318th609th39th
Energy 522nd316th407th60th
Engineering 600th339th503rd60th
Mathematics 705th394th606th74th
Medicine 641st245th591st55th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 581st194th488th32nd
Physics and Astronomy 458th160th388th23rd
Psychology 800th204th760th31st
Social Sciences 797th323rd717th54th

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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