Yonsei University *University

South Korea

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Foundation: 1957

Mission: Yonsei University is dedicated to educate future leaders of our society in the spirit of Christianity, fostering a strong and lasting commitment to the principles of truth and freedom.

Vision: Yonsei University will fulfill the responsibility of social contribution by spearheading the basic role of universities in education and research innovation. We will prepare for the next 100 years by sharing and practicing the values of Christianity, Creativity, and Connectivity that constitute the founding spirit of Yonsei.

History: www.yonsei.ac.kr

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Overall percentile
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 +310th121st250th20th
Arts and Humanities +360th47th325th4th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 211th43rd175th4th
Business, Management and Accounting 185th47th140th3rd
Chemistry 316th115th246th13th
Computer Science 183rd62nd111th5th
Dentistry 22nd7th14th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +336th155th267th8th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 312th84th238th4th
Energy 254th120th168th14th
Engineering +167th72nd97th8th
Environmental Science 329th167th241st21st
Mathematics 289th86th208th8th
Medicine +141st20th118th2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 317th85th249th10th
Physics and Astronomy 252nd83rd181st6th
Psychology 390th40th363rd3rd
Social Sciences +319th48th271st4th

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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