Foshan UniversityUniversity


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Foundation: 1958

Mission: To implement policies concerning foreign affairs according to regulations and rules by the nation as well as by the university; to serve compatriots from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan and coordinate their efforts for Chinese nation unity; to assist faculties bridging cross-cultural communications and interdisciplinary cooperation; to facilitate students, home and abroad, overcoming cultural phobia and acclimatizing themselves to overseas life

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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 +1634th523rd390th324th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2323rd637th441st412th
Business, Management and Accounting 1861st490th366th210th
Chemistry 1478th494th377th359th
Computer Science 1482nd430th289th240th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 2260th674th655th416th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1043rd233rd197th133rd
Energy 874th345th270th249th
Engineering +1217th386th282nd265th
Environmental Science 993rd347th291st251st
Mathematics 1165th323rd235th197th
Medicine +1014th267th207th193rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 908th253rd198th183rd
Physics and Astronomy 1882nd544th415th315th
Psychology 963rd97th91st61st
Social Sciences 3178th760th624th308th
Veterinary 382nd82nd78th45th

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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