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Foundation: 2009

Mission: To serve the needs of innovation-oriented national development. To serve the needs of building Shenzhen into a modern, international and innovative city. To lead higher education reform in China and serve as a testing ground for building excellent research universities through innovation. To serve as a model for reforming the education system and modernizing the national university system.

Vision: We aspire to move China’s higher education forward to match China’s ever-growing role and to be the home to the global creative science and business thinkers and innovators.


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 RegionBRIICSChina
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +776th200th157th144th
Arts and Humanities 901st84th88th40th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 633rd145th109th106th
Business, Management and Accounting 987th217th179th106th
Chemistry 472nd127th98th96th
Computer Science 478th140th97th89th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1202nd362nd303rd246th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1331st339th260th161st
Energy 290th133rd108th102nd
Engineering +454th144th100th97th
Environmental Science 420th184th156th148th
Mathematics 565th161st120th109th
Medicine +1170th283rd214th194th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1691st462nd337th274th
Physics and Astronomy 656th172nd130th123rd
Social Sciences +1391st268th212th133rd

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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  • Non-Profit
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