Kumamoto University *University


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Foundation: 1949

Mission: Cultivating professionals who can adapt to the future world.

Vision: Kumamoto University aims to contribute to the community and global society by cultivating intelligent, moral, and skillful people, while working for the creation, inheritance, and development of knowledge, following the spirit of the Fundamental Law of Education and the School Education Law.

History: ewww.kumamoto-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 661st286th593rd50th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 556th159th483rd23rd
Business, Management and Accounting 892nd378th749th36th
Chemistry 714th451st629th84th
Computer Science 662nd340th559th58th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 432nd184th364th26th
Energy 551st343rd436th52nd
Engineering 651st390th552nd80th
Environmental Science 557th331st469th44th
Mathematics 698th387th599th90th
Medicine 513th142nd464th20th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 566th181st474th19th
Physics and Astronomy 753rd422nd674th97th
Psychology 684th138th645th20th
Social Sciences 798th324th718th46th

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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