University of Science, Malaysia *University


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Foundation: 1969

Mission: USM is a pioneering, transdisciplinary research intensive university that empowers future talents and enables the bottom billions to transform their socio-economic well-being.

Vision: "Transforming Higher Education for a Sustainable Tomorrow"


Subordinate organizations:

  • Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia


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 566th211th7th
Arts and Humanities 324th30th3rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 782nd343rd4th
Business, Management and Accounting 106th21st4th
Chemistry 600th340th8th
Computer Science 480th179th5th
Dentistry 237th41st2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 510th254th15th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 111th16th4th
Energy 425th235th9th
Engineering 436th193rd6th
Environmental Science 492nd268th8th
Mathematics 577th270th10th
Medicine 631st235th3rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 523rd157th3rd
Physics and Astronomy 556th234th4th
Psychology 595th90th4th
Social Sciences 309th44th3rd
Veterinary 497th117th3rd

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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