Institute for Basic ScienceGovernment

South Korea

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Foundation: 2011

Mission: The Institute for Basic Science (IBS) pursues excellence in basic science research. The goal of IBS is to advance the frontiers of knowledge and to train the leading scientists of tomorrow.

Vision: IBS shares the same passion as other great minds to investigate the nature of life in the universe for the development of humanity, as shown in its vision "Masking Discoveries for Humanity & Society".



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 Government 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 RegionOECDSouth Korea
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 282nd57th239th8th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 190th29th157th3rd
Chemistry 209th67th152nd7th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 542nd285th474th31st
Energy 215th100th128th15th
Engineering 109th46th57th4th
Environmental Science 209th89th135th10th
Mathematics 506th211th408th28th
Medicine 390th80th345th13th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 279th56th217th6th
Physics and Astronomy 209th50th154th4th

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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