Sungkyunkwan UniversityUniversity

South Korea

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Foundation: 1398

Mission: Information not localized

Vision: To ensure the ascension of SKKU to a global leading university in the Asian Top 10 and global Top 50 rankings by 2020, we declare the following 1.SKKU will secure world-class education and research capacities and emerge as a global leading university. 2.SKKU, through its education of students in the qualities of benevolence, righteousness, propriety, and wisdom, will produce creative global leaders and world-class research that will contribute to the good of the country and society. 3.All SKKU students will unite and bring their passion and devotion to the development of creative innovation, in preparation to become the future pioneers of society with global leadership skills and creative, challenging spirits



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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 339th78th292nd13th
Arts and Humanities 372nd48th337th5th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 315th60th261st6th
Business, Management and Accounting 152nd35th119th4th
Chemistry 245th77th184th9th
Computer Science 233rd71st156th7th
Dentistry 414th96th313th15th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 516th260th448th20th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 155th25th121st3rd
Energy 135th70th62nd6th
Engineering 146th60th83rd6th
Environmental Science 187th79th118th8th
Mathematics 293rd88th212th7th
Medicine 257th37th221st3rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 210th38th158th3rd
Physics and Astronomy 214th52nd158th5th
Psychology 396th33rd373rd4th
Social Sciences 432nd76th365th8th

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 visualizatiĆ³n 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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