Walailak UniversityUniversity


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Foundation: 1992

Mission: Walailak University aims to discover, seek, maintain and disseminate knowlege and acedemic excellence for the progress of society. At the heart of its obligation is to develop individuals who are both professionally-proficient and morally strong. The University's Four Commitments:To lead high level training of students based on world standards, consistent with socio-economic develpment of the South of Thailand and Thailand as a whole; To conduct studies, research in order to develop new knowledge that can be of benefit to national productivity, and can help enhance international competitiveness of Thailand; To provide and share expertise and technical services to organizations, both private and government sectors, including research and training and technological transfer in areas that can help develop the region and country; To act as a center for the conservation and restoration of art and culture.

Vision: To be an institution of good governance, a source of knowledge for critical problems facing the nation, to unfailingly address community needs, and to strive for international recognition for excellence.

History: www.wu.ac.th


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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

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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.

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