Fukuoka University *University


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Foundation: 1934

Mission: Fukuoka University is dedicated to holistic education, the cultivation of the whole person, and the integration of knowledge through interdisciplinary education and research. In teaching and research, we seek to embrace both specialist and generalist approaches, nurturing both academic excellence and the highest ideals of the human spirit. In this way, we strive to fulfill our mission of contributing to society by producing creative and spontaneous graduates who can think and act both locally and globally in pursuit of truth and liberty.

Vision: As a leading university in the Kyushu region, Fukuoka University continues to work closely with the communities it serves, contributing to society as a center for education, research, and medicine that meets the requirements of the era. Our credo incorporates the following four key objectives: 1. Provide education, research, and medicine that meets the requirements of the era and society. 2. Support advanced, high-level research. 3. Nurture a global perspective through close relations with other nations, especially in East Asia. 4. Help vitalize and develop Fukuoka and the surrounding region.

Subordinate organizations:

  • Fukuoka University Chikushi Hospital
  • Fukuoka University Hospital


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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
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 807th368th730th101st
Chemistry 838th569th735th125th
Computer Science 666th344th563rd61st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 578th321st510th82nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 570th204th479th13th
Energy 549th342nd434th51st
Engineering 638th377th541st72nd
Environmental Science 692nd464th603rd82nd
Mathematics 745th434th642nd106th
Medicine 706th306th656th77th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 849th426th746th90th
Physics and Astronomy 736th405th659th90th

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 visualizatiĆ³n 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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