Every year in October, National Taiwan University publishes their Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities that ranks the top 500 universities in the world. Furthermore, the National Taiwan University annually publishes field rankings and subject rankings containing the top 300 universities. The rankings are based on research publication exclusively.
The rankings are based on eight indicators divided into three groups:
- Number of articles in the last eleven years – weight 10%
- Number of articles of the current year – weight 15%
- Number of citations in the past eleven years – weight 15%
- Number of citations in the past two years – weight 10%
- Average number of citations in the past eleven years – weight 10%
- H-index of the past two years – weight 10%
- Number of Highly Cited Papers - weight 15%
- Number of articles of the current year in high-impact journals – weight 15%
Field rankings are made for:
- Clinical medicine
- Life sciences
- Natural sciences
- Social sciences
Subject rankings are made for:
- Electrical engineering
- Environment etc.
Aalborg University is present in both field and subject rankings, but does not hold a place in the current Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities.
The ranking list was first published in 2007. The bibliometric data is extracted from Web of Science (Thomson Reuters).