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Korea University ranked 4th in South Korea and 381st in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 180 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for Korea University is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 82,769 publications and 1,842,059 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 134 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#381 of 14,160In the World
#52 of 5,829In Asia
#4 of 193In South Korea
#3 of 39In Seoul
#65 of 1,405For Computer Networking
#73 of 2,087For Chemical Engineering
#76 of 1,621For Nutrition and Food Science
#111 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#1227 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top50%For 177 other topics

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Engineering

Korea University ranked 7th for Engineering in South Korea and 154th in the World with 25,626 publications made and 501,153 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Computer Networking, Optical Engineering.

RankRanking
#7 of 119In South Korea
#58 of 2,141In Asia
#154 of 4,716In the World

Korea University
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990103
1991203
1992204
1993172
19944819
19954621
19967941
199713384
199814688
1999202137
2000188284
2001306361
2002332514
2003424661
2004518881
20056581191
20069151623
200710351868
200810821935
200912342811
201012773124
201114713931
201214823710
201314793902
201415304910
201515845931
201616075928
201716187619
201816126545
201916868324
202018676942

Medicine

Korea University ranked 5th for Medicine in South Korea and 268th in the World with 23,193 publications made and 441,644 citations received. Main research topics: Surgery, Oncology and Cancer research, Cardiology, Radiology and Nuclear medicine, Pathology.

RankRanking
#5 of 116In South Korea
#45 of 2,003In Asia
#268 of 4,839In the World

Korea University
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990238
1991235
1992456
19933711
19946027
19956722
19968653
19979153
199811484
1999149140
2000177207
2001209231
2002223388
2003214346
2004280453
2005392861
2006540935
20076341594
20087131469
20099292316
201010652451
201110912837
201213333267
201314613742
201416116706
201517097037
201617946697
201717987420
201815587533
201917044153
202018844535

Chemistry

Korea University ranked 6th for Chemistry in South Korea and 151st in the World with 22,739 publications made and 554,369 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Biochemistry, Inorganic Chemistry.

RankRanking
#6 of 113In South Korea
#54 of 2,045In Asia
#151 of 4,409In the World

Korea University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990122
19912111
1992267
19933010
19944528
19955331
199610573
1997151112
1998168117
1999186203
2000223498
2001275524
2002326740
2003370882
20044251055
20055801536
20067321689
20078551995
20088461954
200910263257
201010523267
201112304165
201212253889
201312834258
201414015338
201514176089
201614605716
201714937938
201814547072
201915868919
202016977301

Physics

Korea University ranked 7th for Physics in South Korea and 181st in the World with 20,419 publications made and 529,571 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Nanotechnology, Optical Engineering, Quantum and Particle physics, Condensed Matter Physics.

RankRanking
#7 of 111In South Korea
#60 of 1,914In Asia
#181 of 4,160In the World

Korea University
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19901814
19912324
19922413
19933687
19945963
199578273
19969651
1997138140
1998161135
1999149121
2000149286
2001216456
2002292596
20033281015
2004406979
20055421603
20066731680
20078382004
20088102270
20099192828
20109132754
201111234018
201211053648
201311293910
201412225274
201512415816
201612304842
201712706875
201813857004
201914397747
202015466287

Biology

Korea University ranked 3rd for Biology in South Korea and 263rd in the World with 17,585 publications made and 520,682 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Nanotechnology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Immunology.

RankRanking
#3 of 107In South Korea
#43 of 2,011In Asia
#263 of 4,578In the World

Korea University
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199096
1991135
1992124
1993139
1994914
19953020
19964547
19975793
199887106
1999116225
2000157385
2001207529
2002223633
2003234763
2004274794
20053881380
20064961318
20075912252
20086591980
20098253434
20108403244
20119514261
201211034820
201311094397
201412474945
201513675490
201614096636
201713605851
20189574594
201910684272
202010894837

Computer Science

Korea University ranked 4th for Computer Science in South Korea and 206th in the World with 10,707 publications made and 192,903 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Computer Networking, Computer Vision, Blockchain and Cryptography, Cyber Security.

RankRanking
#4 of 118In South Korea
#42 of 1,973In Asia
#206 of 4,494In the World

Korea University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199030
199110
199220
199331
19941417
19952014
19961632
19973318
19985062
19997565
20009088
200110995
2002147166
2003177160
2004289401
2005316254
2006405663
2007390794
2008505685
2009516971
2010489913
2011552965
20125972186
20136431363
20146081756
20157091942
20166683549
20176583260
20186163434
20197343544
20209072985

Mathematics

Korea University ranked 3rd for Mathematics in South Korea and 247th in the World with 2,819 publications made and 55,922 citations received. Main research topics: Blockchain and Cryptography, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research.

RankRanking
#3 of 86In South Korea
#44 of 1,482In Asia
#247 of 3,475In the World

Korea University
Mathematics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199027
199130
199231
199320
1994572
199571
199684
1997199
19982222
19993116
200030190
20015968
20024744
200371199
200490101
200573125
2006114269
2007122151
2008146225
2009134167
2010156298
2011137256
2012158176
20131691320
2014173396
2015158228
2016171440
2017156387
2018143356
2019149334
2020173320

Business

Korea University ranked 4th for Business in South Korea and 338th in the World with 2,572 publications made and 95,619 citations received. Main research topics: Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance, Marketing, International Business, Advertising.

RankRanking
#4 of 90In South Korea
#40 of 1,617In Asia
#338 of 4,080In the World

Korea University
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199021
199100
199231
199300
19943110
199520
1996824
1997914
19987309
19991735
200013187
200125112
20022796
200331295
200450138
200555160
200671391
200781260
2008127455
2009134528
2010133487
2011150476
2012175717
20131461261
2014208829
2015189522
2016215766
2017182435
2018132276
2019160429
2020142269

Economics

Korea University ranked 2nd for Economics in South Korea and 253rd in the World with 1,839 publications made and 66,447 citations received. Main research topics: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance, Development Studies, International Economics.

RankRanking
#2 of 54In South Korea
#19 of 1,185In Asia
#253 of 3,117In the World

Korea University
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199040
199100
199210
19931130
19943110
199520
199694
19971014
199811315
19991720
200013180
20012465
20021870
200332276
20044281
200532116
200653216
200780147
200879219
200999314
2010115272
2011111305
2012106276
20131181187
2014128470
2015127141
2016121277
2017128151
2018100141
2019101121
2020103186

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