Kyoto University *University


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Foundation: 1897

Mission: To sustain and develop its historical commitment to academic freedom and to pursue harmonious coexistence within the human and ecological community on this planet.

Vision: Information not localized


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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 areas/categories

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 +504th127th353rd7th
Arts and Humanities +473rd32nd407th3rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 178th35th133rd2nd
Business, Management and Accounting 686th150th479th3rd
Chemistry 395th106th272nd6th
Computer Science 429th123rd273rd5th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +430th140th249th5th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 594th143rd389th7th
Energy 618th242nd341st6th
Engineering +467th148th294th8th
Environmental Science 707th273rd395th6th
Mathematics 266th90th151st3rd
Medicine +301st51st234th2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 569th153rd385th3rd
Physics and Astronomy 396th114th263rd7th
Psychology 343rd29th308th2nd
Social Sciences +372nd52nd284th3rd
Veterinary 741st166th466th19th

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.

Where is the institution located?

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