Prince of Songkla UniversityUniversity


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Foundation: 1967

Mission: To build academic leadership and innovation through research for developing the country in general and the southern region of Thailand in particular, creating a linkage to the society and global network; To produce globally-recognized graduates with academic and professional competence, honesty, discipline, public service mindset and practical skills for the 21st century, based on experience gained from practice; To develop the university into a society of learning based on a multi-cultural background and sufficiency economy principles, and allow the general public easy and convenient access to learning and gain from whatever forms and sources of knowledge are available at the university.

Vision: Prince of Songkla University is an educational institution focusing on innovation and society with academic excellence, aiming to become one of the top five universities in ASEAN in 2027.


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 +1131st297th6th
Arts and Humanities +1250th149th7th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3101st884th14th
Business, Management and Accounting 1084th248th6th
Chemistry 2432nd764th10th
Computer Science 1806th539th5th
Dentistry 478th100th6th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1658th497th5th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1026th249th3rd
Energy 1722nd609th5th
Engineering +2236th712th8th
Environmental Science 1884th675th10th
Mathematics 2337th731st10th
Medicine +2755th754th11th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2129th602nd9th
Physics and Astronomy 1878th542nd7th
Social Sciences +1109th194th3rd
Veterinary 579th133rd9th

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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