University of Malaya *University


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Foundation: 1905

Mission: To advance knowledge and learning through quality research and education for the nation and for humanity.

Vision: To be an internationally renowned institution of higher learning in research, innovation, publication and teaching.


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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 +1542nd407th7th
Arts and Humanities +357th20th2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2232nd587th3rd
Business, Management and Accounting 153rd47th6th
Chemistry 1914th599th5th
Computer Science 435th125th2nd
Dentistry 247th49th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +2076th631st21st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 164th44th5th
Energy 571st223rd3rd
Engineering +617th198th2nd
Environmental Science 825th313th3rd
Mathematics 879th255th5th
Medicine +1243rd311th2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1166th315th3rd
Physics and Astronomy 1473rd415th9th
Psychology 692nd68th1st
Social Sciences +271st36th2nd
Veterinary 577th132nd2nd

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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