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Title SKKU, Ranks 2nd in the Top 1 Most Cited Articles Among Korean Universities
Name SKKUSOM Date  2020-08-26 Hit 126

SKKU, Ranks 2nd in the Top 1% Most Cited Articles Among Korean Universities


- National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) released its analysis of the Impact Factor (IF) of the Korean Citation Index (KCI) for the 2008-2018

- The Korean universities of the top 1% of the most cited articles;

1st–Seoul National University, 2nd–SKKU, 3rd–Korea University


SKKU announced that our university ranked second among the Korean universities of the top 1% of the most cited articles according to the analysis of the Impact Factor (IF) of the Korean Citation Index (KCI) for the 2008-2018 released by the NRF.


The NRF reviewed approximately 150,000 of the top 1% most cited articles among SCI-grade journals that were published in the past 11 years. The results demonstrate Korea ranked fifteen of the top 1% of the global most cited articles.


SKKU presented its excellence in research by holding 557 the top 1% of most cited articles in total and being ranked second. In details, SKKU holds 103 of the top 0.1%, 24 of the top 0.01% of the most cited articles.


Administrator of SKKU said ¡°Our university has heavily invested and long supported in convergence research to create future value. In order to lead the 4th Industrial Revolution period, we will train excellent research personnel and create world-class research results.¡±