Is Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia Ready for Internationalization? A Bibliometric Analysis in The Science and Technology-Related Publications
Keywords:Analysis, Bibliometric, Internationalization, Science and technology, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia
This study aims to analyze the publication data of Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia (UPI) and find out whether UPI is ready for internationalization. UPI is the best university in education in Indonesia, managed at a rank of 1200-1400 in the 2024 QS World University Ranking, ranked 17th in Indonesia, and ranked 16th in Scopus. Using the bibliometric analysis method from the Scopus database, a total of 6114 publications from 2002 to 2023 were found fluctuatively, but the average increased every year. UPI research experienced a significantly increasing number of publications from 2014 to 2019. Most research occurred in 2019 with 1103 articles. Conference proceedings and journals are the most widely published types of publications by UPI. Physics and Astronomy is the highest number for the subject area of UPI publication, reaching 22.70% of the total publication, followed by social science and Engineering. UPI has collaborated with more than 22 countries in the world in publication, informing its internationalization. The societal impact of UPI from the publication can be confirmed by its excellent number of citations, in which the best paper has been cited more than 700 times, and more than 10 papers are cited more than 100 times. This study demonstrates how far UPI can prepare itself for internationalization, in particular becoming a reference for other researchers in the world in discussing advanced research, especially in education.