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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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 432nd128th372nd23rd
Arts and Humanities 352nd37th318th3rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 241st42nd195th5th
Business, Management and Accounting 125th25th99th1st
Chemistry 274th91st210th12th
Computer Science 200th62nd132nd5th
Dentistry 31st9th22nd2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 430th182nd362nd10th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 248th59th198th6th
Energy 236th106th148th16th
Engineering 199th73rd124th9th
Environmental Science 377th179th291st22nd
Mathematics 315th95th228th9th
Medicine 142nd17th129th2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 360th87th287th13th
Physics and Astronomy 299th90th236th10th
Psychology 362nd28th341st3rd
Social Sciences 305th43rd257th3rd

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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