Korea University of Science and TechnologyUniversity

South Korea

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Foundation: 2002

Mission: “To nurture S&T professionals creating future values with government funded research institutes(GFRIs)".

Vision: Global leading, GFRI University.

History: www.ust.ac.kr

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 RegionOECDSouth Korea
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +635th156th448th11th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 632nd144th473rd13th
Chemistry 886th244th614th24th
Computer Science 1093rd307th744th42nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1280th384th812th14th
Energy 846th320th482nd30th
Engineering +999th318th651st36th
Environmental Science 238th126th100th4th
Mathematics 1987th609th1228th51st
Medicine +763rd171st563rd17th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 647th175th446th17th
Physics and Astronomy 1056th285th728th28th
Social Sciences +1022nd169th764th11th

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?

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