University Putra MalaysiaUniversity


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Foundation: 1931

Mission: To make meaningful contributions towards wealth creation, nation building and universal human advancement through the exploration and dissemination of knowledge.

Vision: To become a university of international repute.


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 +176th61st1st
Arts and Humanities +675th58th4th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1538th407th1st
Business, Management and Accounting 139th33rd5th
Chemistry 1340th448th2nd
Computer Science 699th193rd4th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +844th258th4th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 109th20th2nd
Energy 860th341st7th
Engineering +934th313th6th
Environmental Science 503rd195th2nd
Mathematics 698th184th1st
Medicine +1271st352nd1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 718th204th1st
Physics and Astronomy 866th239th1st
Psychology 1593rd209th5th
Social Sciences +439th59th5th
Veterinary 135th33rd1st

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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