National Sun Yat-Sen University: Rankings

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National Sun Yat-Sen University ranked 8th in Taiwan, 777th in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 50% across 76 research topics. National Sun Yat-Sen University ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 21,527 publications and 449,187 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 6 notable alumni.

Rank Ranking
#777 of 14,131 In the World
#152 of 5,830 In Asia
#8 of 144 In Taiwan
#1 of 16 In Kaohsiung
#36 of 1,065 For Electrical Engineering
#79 of 1,008 For Acoustical Engineering
#97 of 1,407 For Electronic Engineering
#1239 of 7,353 For Alumni Impact
#1318 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 73 other topics

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Engineering

National Sun Yat-Sen University ranked 7th for Engineering in Taiwan and 307th in the World with 9,325 publications made and 155,671 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Automation and Control engineering.

Rank Ranking
#7 of 117 In Taiwan
#112 of 2,117 In Asia
#307 of 4,624 In the World

National Sun Yat-Sen University
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 41 21
1992 33 17
1993 50 35
1994 61 39
1995 56 43
1996 120 85
1997 122 113
1998 170 153
1999 160 126
2000 208 161
2001 212 242
2002 241 281
2003 252 365
2004 291 313
2005 310 497
2006 390 413
2007 461 743
2008 432 595
2009 467 657
2010 553 725
2011 491 789
2012 498 553
2013 519 866
2014 506 707
2015 375 624
2016 411 606
2017 362 636
2018 331 828
2019 341 870
2020 401 661
2021 355 242

Chemistry

National Sun Yat-Sen University ranked 8th for Chemistry in Taiwan and 486th in the World with 6,736 publications made and 117,940 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Biochemistry, Inorganic Chemistry.

Rank Ranking
#8 of 100 In Taiwan
#164 of 2,014 In Asia
#486 of 4,317 In the World

National Sun Yat-Sen University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 33 16
1992 32 19
1993 38 19
1994 42 19
1995 29 13
1996 74 51
1997 82 83
1998 88 66
1999 92 100
2000 124 100
2001 124 169
2002 131 148
2003 138 176
2004 197 276
2005 199 387
2006 224 291
2007 304 479
2008 314 499
2009 325 495
2010 366 619
2011 377 614
2012 366 510
2013 376 666
2014 395 686
2015 315 648
2016 343 596
2017 307 540
2018 270 603
2019 272 665
2020 345 617
2021 325 237
Speciality Taiwan rank Asia rank World rank
Materials Science 7 123 302
Environmental Chemistry 3 70 318
Pharmacy 7 132 461
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 4 109 473
Radiochemistry 11 275 514
Chemical Engineering 13 277 627
Nanotechnology 11 224 633
Inorganic Chemistry 10 259 679
Physical chemistry 11 257 773
Computational Chemistry 7 208 774
Petrology and Geochemistry 6 201 781
Organic Chemistry 12 298 803
Biochemistry 12 279 866
Biochemical Engineering 8 295 947

Physics

National Sun Yat-Sen University ranked 6th for Physics in Taiwan and 377th in the World with 6,463 publications made and 111,487 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Condensed Matter Physics, Nanotechnology, Acoustical Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#6 of 97 In Taiwan
#117 of 1,879 In Asia
#377 of 4,082 In the World

National Sun Yat-Sen University
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 36 13
1992 28 15
1993 35 21
1994 45 18
1995 36 13
1996 82 48
1997 84 92
1998 123 128
1999 103 97
2000 145 111
2001 141 177
2002 150 198
2003 161 254
2004 203 255
2005 209 381
2006 216 221
2007 298 438
2008 278 381
2009 295 360
2010 336 394
2011 343 508
2012 341 404
2013 344 597
2014 356 539
2015 265 575
2016 311 526
2017 279 506
2018 251 601
2019 260 1654
2020 336 599
2021 287 201
Speciality Taiwan rank Asia rank World rank
Acoustical Engineering 2 28 79
Optical Engineering 5 52 156
Materials Science 7 123 302
Condensed Matter Physics 5 111 410
Applied/Engineering Physics 7 187 630
Nanotechnology 11 224 633
Atomic and Molecular physics 7 186 743
Biophysics 13 260 859
Quantum and Particle physics 11 360 1083

Biology

National Sun Yat-Sen University ranked 13th for Biology in Taiwan and 1059th in the World with 2,690 publications made and 60,041 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Nanotechnology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Botany.

Rank Ranking
#13 of 87 In Taiwan
#360 of 1,987 In Asia
#1059 of 4,496 In the World

National Sun Yat-Sen University
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 7 8
1992 3 6
1993 3 4
1994 5 10
1995 1 0
1996 12 13
1997 18 24
1998 23 31
1999 34 54
2000 41 53
2001 41 60
2002 36 74
2003 41 128
2004 46 120
2005 55 114
2006 49 104
2007 62 127
2008 82 189
2009 99 245
2010 126 270
2011 132 210
2012 160 310
2013 182 435
2014 217 469
2015 177 471
2016 226 790
2017 195 568
2018 116 242
2019 158 400
2020 155 395
2021 177 91
Speciality Taiwan rank Asia rank World rank
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 3 79 497
Nanotechnology 11 224 633
Oncology and Cancer research 12 258 727
Molecular Biology 12 252 745
Botany 4 252 791
Zoology 6 156 811
Biophysics 13 260 859
Biochemistry 12 279 866
Virology 14 286 880
Evolutionary Biology 8 222 963
Pharmacology 14 378 967
Immunology 13 386 1118
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 16 396 1134
Genetics 17 408 1182
Microbiology 19 443 1216

Computer Science

National Sun Yat-Sen University ranked 8th for Computer Science in Taiwan and 614th in the World with 2,507 publications made and 49,909 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Computer Networking, Blockchain and Cryptography, Management Information Systems, Computer Vision.

Rank Ranking
#8 of 109 In Taiwan
#135 of 1,936 In Asia
#614 of 4,392 In the World

National Sun Yat-Sen University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 4 1
1992 2 1
1993 12 19
1994 14 6
1995 6 1
1996 19 7
1997 30 9
1998 31 31
1999 33 21
2000 46 48
2001 38 54
2002 55 80
2003 53 48
2004 56 78
2005 64 121
2006 108 139
2007 116 215
2008 124 230
2009 132 242
2010 142 278
2011 133 277
2012 156 394
2013 142 184
2014 151 284
2015 127 297
2016 130 453
2017 125 250
2018 98 313
2019 101 288
2020 121 163
2021 135 48

Medicine

National Sun Yat-Sen University ranked 15th for Medicine in Taiwan and 1210th in the World with 2,083 publications made and 44,426 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Pharmacology, Immunology, Surgery, Pharmacy.

Rank Ranking
#15 of 89 In Taiwan
#375 of 1,964 In Asia
#1210 of 4,739 In the World

National Sun Yat-Sen University
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 3 1
1992 2 1
1993 3 0
1994 3 1
1995 3 1
1996 4 1
1997 9 5
1998 6 4
1999 17 21
2000 17 21
2001 24 39
2002 34 93
2003 42 124
2004 33 56
2005 56 102
2006 46 114
2007 38 95
2008 62 129
2009 74 201
2010 66 166
2011 79 219
2012 99 254
2013 117 347
2014 141 342
2015 142 398
2016 158 373
2017 171 499
2018 118 229
2019 146 326
2020 169 362
2021 193 92
Speciality Taiwan rank Asia rank World rank
Pharmacy 7 132 461
Oncology and Cancer research 12 258 727
Neurosurgery 12 278 744
Respiratory Therapy 10 241 822
Biomedical Engineering 17 294 861
Anesthesiology 11 307 871
Virology 14 286 880
Plastic Surgery 12 314 886
Cardiology 13 279 889
Radiation Therapy 13 336 925
Ophthalmology 12 340 933
Gastroenterology and Hepatology 13 365 947
Pharmacology 14 378 967
Radiology and Nuclear medicine 14 369 994
Pathology 15 364 1032
Surgery 12 355 1105
Immunology 13 386 1118
Anatomy and Physiology 13 371 1186
Physical Therapy 20 329 1235
Health Science 21 446 1670

Environmental Science

National Sun Yat-Sen University ranked 6th for Environmental Science in Taiwan and 688th in the World with 1,494 publications made and 43,471 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Oceanography, Environmental Chemistry, Ecology, Meteorology and Atmospheric Science.

Rank Ranking
#6 of 73 In Taiwan
#152 of 1,655 In Asia
#688 of 4,023 In the World

National Sun Yat-Sen University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 4 5
1992 3 1
1993 9 12
1994 6 8
1995 3 11
1996 17 30
1997 22 33
1998 22 23
1999 25 47
2000 22 52
2001 35 72
2002 24 31
2003 36 118
2004 49 105
2005 32 87
2006 36 126
2007 44 174
2008 63 230
2009 76 169
2010 81 205
2011 87 285
2012 82 253
2013 84 253
2014 105 201
2015 85 240
2016 73 143
2017 77 155
2018 58 124
2019 66 117
2020 66 91
2021 91 36

Business

National Sun Yat-Sen University ranked 7th for Business in Taiwan and 555th in the World with 1,157 publications made and 47,029 citations received. Main research topics: Management Information Systems, Marketing, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance, Advertising.

Rank Ranking
#7 of 104 In Taiwan
#79 of 1,599 In Asia
#555 of 4,001 In the World

National Sun Yat-Sen University
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 1
1992 2 0
1993 3 3
1994 2 4
1995 2 1
1996 6 8
1997 7 3
1998 11 67
1999 12 11
2000 13 21
2001 8 20
2002 17 65
2003 16 159
2004 30 143
2005 31 339
2006 32 131
2007 41 133
2008 44 153
2009 65 151
2010 77 313
2011 73 290
2012 110 254
2013 66 221
2014 88 402
2015 75 230
2016 58 152
2017 63 94
2018 54 202
2019 54 101
2020 45 73
2021 48 44
Speciality Taiwan rank Asia rank World rank
Advertising 3 23 185
Management Information Systems 7 44 349
Marketing 5 47 357
Finance 6 66 392
Real Estate 3 80 417
Supply Chain Management 12 145 501
Investment Banking and Stock trading 12 104 545
Human Resource Management 6 80 547
Hospitality and Hotel Management 17 143 577
International Business 5 114 614
Operations Research 20 161 620
Actuarial Science 12 113 648
Risk Management 9 120 649
Project Management 14 133 706
International Trade 7 160 737
Management 14 173 763
Tax Law 6 140 777
Entertainment Industry Business 10 137 808
Accounting 10 170 826
Entrepreneurship 7 132 878
Construction Management 17 264 913

Mathematics

National Sun Yat-Sen University ranked 9th for Mathematics in Taiwan and 552nd in the World with 978 publications made and 22,286 citations received. Main research topics: Blockchain and Cryptography, Applied Mathematics, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Math Teachers, Statistics.

Rank Ranking
#9 of 85 In Taiwan
#123 of 1,446 In Asia
#552 of 3,376 In the World

National Sun Yat-Sen University
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 5 2
1992 2 1
1993 5 6
1994 8 10
1995 8 20
1996 14 9
1997 17 10
1998 15 4
1999 19 18
2000 23 37
2001 20 21
2002 18 15
2003 16 12
2004 18 42
2005 28 49
2006 34 53
2007 47 93
2008 58 185
2009 56 100
2010 58 124
2011 48 139
2012 71 124
2013 49 110
2014 52 162
2015 51 105
2016 49 85
2017 32 27
2018 29 51
2019 28 70
2020 35 52
2021 40 13
Speciality Taiwan rank Asia rank World rank
Applied Mathematics 4 86 342
Blockchain and Cryptography 12 113 385
Math Teachers 8 98 528
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 11 101 577
Operations Research 20 161 620
Actuarial Science 12 113 648
Statistics 16 220 921

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