Kagawa University *University


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Foundation: 1874

Mission: The mission of Kagawa University is to engage in a rigorous pursuit of the truth as an academic center and to return the fruits of this endeavor to society, while contributing to academic advancement in a manner befitting a university based in the central city of the Seto Inland Sea region. Kagawa University recognizes its role in the region as a center of knowledge and expertise comprising a diverse range of academic fields, and seeks to be a distinctive and competitive student-centered university with strong ties to the community. Kagawa University is committed to fostering the development of creative and compassionate professionals and researchers through its world-class education and research opportunities, in addition to serving as a leader in the local community and working towards the realization of a symbiotic society. The University is guided by the principles and objectives that are set forth in this Charter.

Vision: Information not localized

History: www.kagawa-u.ac.jp

Subordinate organizations:

  • Kagawa University Hospital


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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 663rd288th595th51st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 789th350th712th93rd
Chemistry 607th347th528th44th
Computer Science 622nd300th519th46th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 589th332nd521st85th
Engineering 576th316th479th48th
Environmental Science 436th218th349th16th
Mathematics 672nd362nd574th76th
Medicine 668th270th618th57th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 684th277th589th49th
Physics and Astronomy 503rd195th432nd31st

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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