Osaka City University *University


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Foundation: 1880

Mission: To achieve the universal mission of a university– the fostering of superior talent and the search for truth. To be a university that the citizens can be proud of– To regard the city as a subject for study and find intelligent solutions for its specific problems. To give back the fruits of education and research activities to the city and its citizens and contribute to the development of both the local community and international society. To be a university that is close to the citizens– To carry on the traditions and culture of the city of Osaka, as an urban-based university. To promote liberal and creative education and research, and high standard health care. To improve the various functions of the city such as culture, economy, industry, and health care, together with the citizens, and attempt to realize a situation of true wealth.

Vision: Information not localized


Subordinate organizations:

  • Osaka City 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 765th376th696th77th
Arts and Humanities 653rd209th612th38th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 809th370th732nd103rd
Chemistry 648th386th567th61st
Computer Science 739th417th634th102nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 579th322nd511th83rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 752nd327th618th31st
Energy 689th474th567th90th
Engineering 655th394th556th83rd
Environmental Science 678th450th590th78th
Mathematics 645th335th547th63rd
Medicine 690th291st640th70th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 775th355th677th70th
Physics and Astronomy 695th364th619th73rd
Social Sciences 839th362nd757th53rd

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.

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