Nihon University *University


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Foundation: 1889

Mission: Nihon University aims to contribute to world peace and the welfare of humanity by relying on the Japanese spirit, valuing Japanese tradition based on its history and culture, abiding by the Constitution, cultivating the spirit of independent creativity, and by working for the development of culture. The mission of Nihon University is to develop cultured people who are of sound mind and body and conduct in-depth academic research by gathering a broad range of knowledge from around the world.

Vision: Information not localized


Subordinate organizations:

  • Nihon 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 723rd337th655th68th
Arts and Humanities 620th188th582nd35th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 824th384th747th109th
Business, Management and Accounting 774th275th644th18th
Chemistry 706th443rd621st81st
Computer Science 735th413th630th98th
Dentistry 25th6th17th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 573rd316th505th78th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 659th274th557th23rd
Energy 616th406th501st68th
Engineering 638th377th541st72nd
Environmental Science 556th330th468th43rd
Mathematics 686th376th587th85th
Medicine 657th259th607th53rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 713th301st618th57th
Physics and Astronomy 730th399th653rd88th
Psychology 728th161st689th25th
Social Sciences 775th302nd695th38th
Veterinary 381st87th298th12th

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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