Japan Advanced Institute of Science and TechnologyUniversity


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Foundation: 1990

Mission: JAIST endeavors to foster leaders capable of contributing to the making of a future world by creation of science and technology, through its most advanced education and research in an ideal academic environment.

Vision: By 2020, JAIST will establish itself as a needs-oriented research university with its integrated graduate school approach, and create an environment where graduates, with their master’s or doctoral degrees and the intellectual toughness they developed at JAIST, will be able to take core active roles in all fields and industries throughout the world.

History: www.jaist.ac.jp


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Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Universities sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject area

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal

AreaWorldAsiatic RegionOECDJapan
Arts and Humanities 566th144th528th26th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 738th299th661st71st
Business, Management and Accounting 837th330th705th26th
Chemistry 629th368th548th54th
Computer Science 606th284th504th42nd
Energy 618th408th503rd69th
Engineering 594th333rd497th53rd
Mathematics 627th317th529th53rd
Physics and Astronomy 624th294th551st50th
Social Sciences 507th97th432nd11th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

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