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Foundation: 1993

Mission: The principle mission of Koç University is to cultivate Turkey’s most competent graduates, well-rounded adults who are internationally qualified; who can think creatively, independently and objectively; and who are confident leaders. Concurrently, research conducted at Koç University contributes to scientific development on an international scale and bolsters technological, economic and social development. Koç University consistently strives to advance knowledge through its efforts and to serve Turkey and humanity as a model of institutional excellence.

Vision: Information not localized

History: www.ku.edu.tr

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.

AreaWorldMiddle EastOECDTurkey
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +707th165th636th56th
Arts and Humanities +489th17th445th3rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 824th106th760th19th
Business, Management and Accounting 710th51st576th8th
Chemistry 645th79th564th10th
Computer Science 530th30th421st5th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 454th34th368th4th
Energy 459th48th352nd6th
Engineering +454th34th359th5th
Environmental Science 291st10th206th1st
Mathematics 579th79th490th22nd
Medicine +746th85th677th12th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 812th183rd731st55th
Physics and Astronomy 557th44th467th6th
Psychology 587th17th552nd2nd
Social Sciences +591st20th505th4th

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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