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 +587th146th411th10th
Arts and Humanities +493rd34th425th2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 184th36th139th2nd
Business, Management and Accounting 170th50th114th1st
Chemistry 427th114th297th7th
Computer Science 157th59th81st4th
Dentistry 28th13th14th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1137th343rd716th11th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 422nd103rd279th4th
Energy 266th124th127th9th
Engineering +174th65th94th5th
Environmental Science 396th177th202nd12th
Mathematics 268th92nd152nd5th
Medicine +137th21st112th2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 298th79th193rd4th
Physics and Astronomy 410th117th275th6th
Psychology 409th39th362nd3rd
Social Sciences +377th56th286th2nd
Veterinary 373rd86th240th11th

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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  • Universities
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  • Non-Profit
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