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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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 +669th235th445th36th
Arts and Humanities 916th91st762nd7th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 408th88th303rd8th
Business, Management and Accounting 444th90th331st6th
Chemistry 455th137th304th9th
Computer Science 311th93rd193rd8th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1659th495th1027th22nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 330th72nd229th2nd
Energy 247th120th112th11th
Engineering +243rd96th134th9th
Environmental Science 822nd292nd472nd19th
Mathematics 581st161st373rd14th
Medicine +336th62nd260th6th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 279th76th179th2nd
Physics and Astronomy 476th141st321st13th
Psychology 1067th119th903rd4th
Social Sciences +666th91st527th7th

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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