Southern University of Science and TechnologyUniversity


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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.



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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 area

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 677th299th246th197th
Arts and Humanities 530th114th117th64th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 609th195th130th125th
Business, Management and Accounting 656th187th150th91st
Chemistry 384th155th112th108th
Computer Science 572nd252nd189th160th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 512th256th241st185th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 659th274th237th152nd
Energy 361st186th138th128th
Engineering 440th195th136th123rd
Environmental Science 383rd183rd158th136th
Mathematics 586th278th219th183rd
Medicine 671st273rd207th191st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 764th345th290th240th
Physics and Astronomy 490th187th130th108th
Social Sciences 713th241st215th148th

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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