National University of Malaysia *University


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Foundation: 1970

Mission: To be the learning centre of choice that promotes the sovereignty of Bahasa Melayu and internationalises knowledge rooted in the national culture.

Vision: UKM is committed to be ahead of society and time in leading the development of a learned, dynamic and moral society.

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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 RegionMalaysia
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +1650th437th8th
Arts and Humanities +276th12th1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2835th783rd5th
Business, Management and Accounting 168th49th7th
Chemistry 1006th287th2nd
Computer Science 528th154th3rd
Dentistry 655th132nd6th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1961st597th19th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 260th66th6th
Energy 650th254th4th
Engineering +909th286th4th
Environmental Science 1040th390th7th
Mathematics 718th204th3rd
Medicine +1740th460th5th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1409th387th5th
Physics and Astronomy 1323rd363rd5th
Psychology 1185th131st4th
Social Sciences +339th46th3rd

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?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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