Okayama University *University


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Foundation: 1870

Mission: Creating and fostering higher knowledge and wisdom How can we, the human race, develop and grow in a steady and sustainable manner for the sake of future generations? At Okayama University, we have the answer. It is imperative that we build up our knowledge in order to advance education and research. As a public institution of higher learning, we are committed to contributing to this advancement by providing a positive environment for the creation of higher knowledge through research and the passing on of wisdom to younger generations through education and community service.

Vision: Information not localized

History: www.okayama-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 480th150th418th21st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 605th192nd531st30th
Business, Management and Accounting 855th346th719th28th
Chemistry 593rd334th514th38th
Computer Science 667th345th564th62nd
Dentistry 157th23rd127th5th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 498th242nd430th46th
Energy 615th405th500th67th
Engineering 576th316th479th48th
Environmental Science 513th289th425th28th
Mathematics 676th366th578th79th
Medicine 564th176th514th27th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 679th273rd584th47th
Physics and Astronomy 588th260th517th42nd
Psychology 785th194th745th31st
Social Sciences 792nd318th712th42nd

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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