Chiang Mai UniversityUniversity


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Foundation: 1964

Mission: Our five-fold mission addresses the challenges our nation faces amidst a globalizing world. Our mission is to: Provide higher education and professional level training ,while combine academic excellence with high moral and ethical standards under the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy; Conduct research in various fields to support standards of teaching, learning and technology transfer for the social and economic development of the region and the country; Provide academic services to the national community in line with the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy, particularly for Northern Thailand; Preserve and nurture our religious and cultural heritage, and sustainably develop the resources of the unique natural environment of Northern Thailand; Develop the University’s administration systems and management under the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy while maintaining at Sustainable Development.

Vision: CMU: A world class University committed to social responsibility and create a Development for sustainable excellence.



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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 RegionThailand
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 617th252nd11th
Arts and Humanities 588th159th11th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 898th455th9th
Business, Management and Accounting 751st255th10th
Chemistry 703rd440th10th
Computer Science 694th372nd9th
Dentistry 376th77th5th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 558th301st7th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 662nd277th10th
Energy 609th399th12th
Engineering 651st390th15th
Environmental Science 601st374th11th
Mathematics 553rd247th4th
Medicine 715th315th6th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 771st352nd12th
Physics and Astronomy 672nd341st5th
Psychology 728th161st4th
Social Sciences 685th216th6th
Veterinary 404th94th5th

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.

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