UNIST ranked 5th in South Korea and 160th globally in the latest Nature Index 2020 Annual Tables.In the rankings, UNIST has moved up from last year’s 4th rank to 5th, this time. Besides, it has climbed 34 spots from its worldwide ranking, compared to 2019.
The 2020 edition of Nature Index, released in April, saw UNIST move to 57th place in Physical Science sector, from the 75th spot last year. Thus, when compared to last year’s rankings in the field of Chemistry, UNIST came only 94th in the top 100 universities.
The Nature Index also ranked UNIST 88th in the world on its list of Top 100 fastest-rising academic institutions.