University of Malaysia SabahUniversity


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Foundation: 1994

Mission: To achieve academic excellence in various fields by gaining recognition through learning and teaching, research and publication, social services and a balanced specialization of knowledge and personality development of students, resulting in high productivity and quality in the context of the society and the nation.

Vision: To be an innovative university of global standing.


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 697th313th13th
Arts and Humanities 516th104th11th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 795th356th6th
Business, Management and Accounting 685th204th24th
Chemistry 599th339th7th
Computer Science 677th355th22nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 483rd229th13th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 605th229th22nd
Energy 609th399th19th
Engineering 575th315th17th
Environmental Science 601st374th16th
Mathematics 718th407th23rd
Medicine 780th378th13th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 958th524th22nd
Physics and Astronomy 746th415th26th
Social Sciences 680th212th11th

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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