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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 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 RegionMalaysia
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 527th180th5th
Arts and Humanities 263rd19th2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 633rd213th2nd
Business, Management and Accounting 33rd8th1st
Chemistry 466th219th2nd
Computer Science 188th59th1st
Dentistry 218th37th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 548th291st20th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 170th31st5th
Energy 131st68th2nd
Engineering 207th75th2nd
Environmental Science 326th149th2nd
Mathematics 371st122nd2nd
Medicine 482nd125th1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 462nd126th1st
Physics and Astronomy 273rd82nd1st
Psychology 470th50th2nd
Social Sciences 213th28th1st
Veterinary 348th74th2nd

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.

Where is the institution located?

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