Kanazawa University *University


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Foundation: 1949

Mission: Kanazawa University has set as its goal, being 'a research university dedicated to education, while opening up its doors to both local and global society'.

Vision: Information not localized

History: www.kanazawa-u.ac.jp

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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 689th307th621st57th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 604th191st530th29th
Chemistry 612th352nd533rd46th
Computer Science 586th264th484th37th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 513th257th445th52nd
Energy 581st372nd466th60th
Engineering 611th350th514th61st
Environmental Science 559th333rd471st45th
Mathematics 594th285th496th42nd
Medicine 558th173rd508th26th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 720th308th623rd59th
Physics and Astronomy 661st331st587th63rd
Psychology 768th187th728th30th
Social Sciences 770th297th690th36th

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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