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 +493rd171st330th23rd
Arts and Humanities +453rd36th392nd2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 270th56th201st4th
Business, Management and Accounting 182nd47th130th2nd
Chemistry 580th179th383rd12th
Computer Science 186th65th104th5th
Dentistry 24th10th14th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +731st227th464th7th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 392nd84th278th4th
Energy 371st177th182nd14th
Engineering +209th83rd113th6th
Environmental Science 696th253rd392nd15th
Mathematics 429th127th265th9th
Medicine +144th21st118th2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 479th132nd320th8th
Physics and Astronomy 438th131st295th11th
Psychology 471st42nd419th3rd
Social Sciences +323rd37th265th2nd
Veterinary 360th77th238th10th

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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