Iwate UniversityUniversity


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Foundation: 1949

Mission: Through education and research, we will play a significant role in bridging local and international societies and in contributing to their sustainable development.

Vision: As an academic institution whose members are in pursuit of the truth, we are continually refining our academic culture by providing talented men and women a high level of expertise and a rich education. At the same time, Iwate University opens its door to the local community and through its achievements in research seeks to contribute to the cultural prosperity and internationalization of the local society.


Overall percentile


Research percentile


Innovation percentile


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 741st354th672nd73rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 861st420th784th125th
Chemistry 728th465th642nd92nd
Computer Science 705th383rd601st80th
Energy 623rd413th508th71st
Engineering 663rd402nd564th89th
Environmental Science 551st325th463rd42nd
Mathematics 674th364th576th77th
Medicine 719th319th669th84th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 704th293rd609th55th
Physics and Astronomy 768th436th687th102nd
Veterinary 455th110th341st18th

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.

Where is the institution located?

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