Hosei UniversityUniversity


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Foundation: 1880

Mission: To foster independent, creative citizens who will take the initiative in building a new era, armed with the spirit of freedom and Progress and the capacity for fair judgment that the school has nurtured since its founding. To contribute to the advancement of knowledge through scientific inquiry and a “pioneering spirit” in an environment of academic freedom.To tackle the many and varied problems facing humanity in this turbulent twenty-first century and help to build a sustainable global community.

Vision: By 2030, Hosei University will serve both as a global center for citizens' education, training citizens capable of living in freedom and of actively, autonomously pursuing their ideals, and as a wellspring of knowledge and ideas for the development of a strong, democratic, sustainable society through applied research oriented to practical solutions, along with serious basic research in each field

History: www.hosei.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
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 587th225th522nd33rd
Arts and Humanities 648th206th608th37th
Business, Management and Accounting 860th351st724th29th
Chemistry 777th513th684th109th
Computer Science 665th343rd562nd60th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 530th273rd462nd59th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 697th298th587th29th
Energy 596th386th481st62nd
Engineering 626th365th529th67th
Environmental Science 656th429th568th70th
Mathematics 693rd382nd594th88th
Physics and Astronomy 725th394th648th86th
Social Sciences 833rd357th752nd52nd

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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