Chiang Mai UniversityUniversity


SCImago Media LogoThailand in SCImago Media Rankings

Leave a comment or share on

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.


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 RegionThailand
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +515th129th1st
Arts and Humanities +1216th143rd6th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1980th515th4th
Business, Management and Accounting 1169th277th7th
Chemistry 1235th364th2nd
Computer Science 1985th600th6th
Dentistry 101st25th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences +2055th628th12th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1274th318th7th
Energy 1671st588th4th
Engineering +1998th639th5th
Environmental Science 760th290th2nd
Mathematics 632nd178th1st
Medicine +1474th384th3rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 780th213th3rd
Physics and Astronomy 1516th426th4th
Psychology 1330th159th2nd
Social Sciences +1113th196th4th
Veterinary 187th46th3rd

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
Loading comments...

Leave a comment

* Required

* Required

* Required

* Required

Embedding this widget into your website

Width: pxHeight: px

Just copy the code and paste it within your HTML code