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Institute for Basic Science

South Korea

The Institute for Basic Science (IBS; 기초과학연구원) is a Korean government-funded research institute that conducts basic science research and relevant pure basic research. IBS was established in November 2011 by the Lee Myung-bak administration as a research institute, later be a core of the International Science and Business Belt (ISBB) upon relocation of their headquarters from a rented property to their own campus in January 2018 using land reclaimed from the Taejŏn Expo '93 in Expo Science Park. Comprising 30 research centers with 68 research groups across the nation and a headquarters in Daejeon, IBS has approximately 1,800 researchers and doctoral course students. Around 30% of the researchers are from countries outside of South Korea. The organization is under the Ministry of Science and ICT.

Metrics Summary

Total Publications
Lifetime
20,962
Prior Five Years
6,399
Total Citations
Lifetime
356,050
Prior Five Years
120,202
Total Scholars
Lifetime
2,754
Prior Five Years
1,539

Non-academic Institutional Ranking

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Worldwide

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879
Prior Five Years
831
National Overall (All Fields)

South Korea

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2
Prior Five Years
4
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