Sunchon National UniversityUniversity

South Korea

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Foundation: 1935

Mission: To teach/study academic theories and application methods, pursuing truth and creativity, and to develop competent human resources contributing to development of the nation and human society, by inheriting the educational ideals of Kim, Jong-ik, who wanted to promote the nation’s independence by providing equal opportunities of education to young people.

Vision: Top Class University at a regional crossroad.



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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 715th329th647th61st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 821st381st744th80th
Chemistry 658th396th577th68th
Computer Science 578th257th477th46th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 222nd62nd162nd1st
Energy 553rd345th438th69th
Engineering 604th343rd507th63rd
Environmental Science 427th210th340th27th
Medicine 556th171st506th34th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 599th207th506th33rd
Physics and Astronomy 682nd351st608th58th

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.

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