Yonsei University: Rankings

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Yonsei University ranked 2nd in South Korea and 290th in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 100 in 31 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for Yonsei University is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 109,647 publications and 2,380,996 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 105 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#290 of 14,160In the World
#32 of 5,829In Asia
#2 of 193In South Korea
#2 of 39In Seoul
#13 of 1,013For Orthodontics
#22 of 1,059For Forensic Science
#23 of 1,093For Radiology and Nuclear medicine
#126 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#966 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top100For 28 other topics

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Medicine

Yonsei University ranked 1st for Medicine in South Korea and 100th in the World with 45,594 publications made and 894,512 citations received. Main research topics: Surgery, Oncology and Cancer research, Radiology and Nuclear medicine, Pathology, Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

RankRanking
#1 of 116In South Korea
#7 of 2,003In Asia
#100 of 4,839In the World

Yonsei University
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199010041
199111958
199214289
199312158
1994182111
1995231127
1996289186
1997330324
1998379352
1999390491
2000447660
2001492845
20025181023
20036031138
20047761624
20058481941
200611072236
200712512924
200814203554
200916845029
201019635939
201121255755
201224897135
201327587252
2014302211053
201533108767
2016317110931
2017321111593
201828619048
201931719940
2020355111698

Engineering

Yonsei University ranked 3rd for Engineering in South Korea and 109th in the World with 27,852 publications made and 555,059 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Optical Engineering, Electronic Engineering.

RankRanking
#3 of 119In South Korea
#41 of 2,141In Asia
#109 of 4,716In the World

Yonsei University
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990183
1991317
19923813
19934917
19946425
19958541
1996138132
1997227132
1998255312
1999277207
2000351396
2001466698
2002521994
20035581111
20047221174
20058401669
20069251622
200711862397
200812112603
200913483120
201013903528
201115463632
201215143931
201315743722
201416884944
201518366648
201616635137
201716144926
201815225074
201916867019
202015695329

Physics

Yonsei University ranked 3rd for Physics in South Korea and 117th in the World with 22,888 publications made and 624,673 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Nanotechnology, Optical Engineering, Quantum and Particle physics, Astrophysics and Astronomy.

RankRanking
#3 of 111In South Korea
#37 of 1,914In Asia
#117 of 4,160In the World

Yonsei University
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990184
1991337
19924547
19935528
19947429
19959954
1996123692
1997199123
1998251263
1999255263
2000320427
2001415705
20024641043
20034871394
20046321278
20057152278
20067171707
20079692967
20089652905
200910142872
201010664360
201111783543
201211373599
201312534267
201412996942
201514486556
201613175428
201713044772
201813334950
201914668167
202013634971

Chemistry

Yonsei University ranked 3rd for Chemistry in South Korea and 118th in the World with 22,432 publications made and 554,870 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Biochemistry, Inorganic Chemistry.

RankRanking
#3 of 113In South Korea
#36 of 2,045In Asia
#118 of 4,409In the World

Yonsei University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19902510
19913413
19924417
19934416
19947329
199510460
199614599
1997231218
1998264353
1999273338
2000342555
2001444822
20024751168
20035101661
20046411385
20056941785
20067271700
20078852299
20089522797
200910312824
201010963029
201111353068
201210893550
201311713327
201413054474
201514236195
201612735142
201712074855
201812284483
201913585418
202012844763

Biology

Yonsei University ranked 2nd for Biology in South Korea and 195th in the World with 21,530 publications made and 677,737 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Nanotechnology, Immunology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry.

RankRanking
#2 of 107In South Korea
#23 of 2,011In Asia
#195 of 4,578In the World

Yonsei University
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990336
19914519
19924818
19935423
19945324
19957556
19968772
1997152181
1998204298
1999199367
2000237537
2001251652
2002306896
20033331566
20044431218
20054591786
20065601979
20076772577
20087652738
20099433837
201010354330
201110804317
201211935246
201313094772
201414466286
201516127864
201616098692
201715747863
201811945422
201912095476
202013837514

Computer Science

Yonsei University ranked 3rd for Computer Science in South Korea and 172nd in the World with 10,650 publications made and 218,829 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Computer Vision, Computer Networking, Bioinformatics and Computational biology, Neuroscience.

RankRanking
#3 of 118In South Korea
#36 of 1,973In Asia
#172 of 4,494In the World

Yonsei University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199060
199161
1992139
199371
19941415
19952711
19964816
19976635
19987376
19997795
2000115129
200112494
2002161250
2003201381
2004214433
2005275459
2006386598
2007457810
2008498996
2009496854
20104691133
20115611221
20125472641
20136081643
20146312187
20157161620
20166403685
20176651955
20186362841
20197282900
20208082666

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Yonsei University ranked 2nd for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in South Korea and 438th in the World with 5,130 publications made and 121,481 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Political Science, Sociology, Communications and Public Relations, Sports / Exercise science.

RankRanking
#2 of 101In South Korea
#28 of 1,916In Asia
#438 of 5,152In the World

Yonsei University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199077
199153
1992104
1993114
199445
199599
19961125
19971113
19982217
19992775
20002868
20013861
20023261
20034852
200471216
200576219
200690314
2007106361
2008145575
2009159380
2010208722
2011189538
2012214481
20132561114
20143262954
20153901313
20164061826
20174152041
20183901368
20194972147
20205782257

Environmental Science

Yonsei University ranked 2nd for Environmental Science in South Korea and 409th in the World with 3,382 publications made and 90,477 citations received. Main research topics: Meteorology and Atmospheric Science, Geology, Environmental Management, Geography and Cartography, Environmental Chemistry.

RankRanking
#2 of 85In South Korea
#76 of 1,693In Asia
#409 of 4,129In the World

Yonsei University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199011
199131
199231
199384
199485
19951112
1996825
19972125
19982017
19993189
200042146
200156128
200247147
200360221
200457328
200577217
200688565
2007105251
2008144453
2009152471
2010180589
2011170597
2012179430
2013204556
2014217534
2015242772
2016214729
2017228636
2018205848
2019208872
2020235841

Business

Yonsei University ranked 3rd for Business in South Korea and 298th in the World with 3,109 publications made and 81,070 citations received. Main research topics: Marketing, Advertising, Management Information Systems, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance.

RankRanking
#3 of 90In South Korea
#30 of 1,617In Asia
#298 of 4,080In the World

Yonsei University
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199030
199100
1992611
199347
199445
1995821
199687
1997823
19981480
1999129
200023115
20012969
200232102
200342103
200471350
200577213
200687371
2007112457
2008140498
2009143465
2010132414
2011169529
2012180569
2013190647
2014238623
2015246546
2016245588
2017229584
2018154311
2019183604
2020217721

Art & Design

Yonsei University ranked 3rd for Art & Design in South Korea and 261st in the World with 1,185 publications made and 18,037 citations received. Main research topics: Multimedia, UX/UI Desgin, Computer Graphics, Game Design and Development, Architecture.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and therefore prefers institutions researching arts through computer science.

RankRanking
#3 of 65In South Korea
#25 of 977In Asia
#261 of 2,801In the World

Yonsei University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199020
199100
199210
199310
199410
199540
199642
199741
19981029
199993
20001231
2001167
20021310
20032133
20043392
20054057
20064233
200773107
200848110
20096347
201047318
20115973
20125791
201360109
201472150
201510058
201672110
201785136
20186576
201964156
202074188

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