University of ShizuokaUniversity


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Foundation: 1987

Mission: Shizuoka University will continue contributing to the future of humankind and to the development of the local community by cultivating human resources through high-quality education and creative research. Its endeavors will be bolstered by respect and affection for the abundance of natural and cultural assets found in Shizuoka Prefecture, where the university is located.

Vision: We will cultivate human resources with a spirit of enterprise and strength of character, and cultivate those who respect a diverse range of cultures and values. With advanced specialist expertise and an international outlook, our students and staff will be capable of contributing to the future of humankind as well as the development of the local community. We will cultivate such human resources by delivering high-quality education of an international standard and pursuing education that allows students to study independently and actively by working together with staff. Furthermore, we will take measures that enable students to play a part in local community-building by engaging in free and open interaction with local residents, exchanging knowledge, and liaising in order to work together in efforts to resolve local issues.



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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 463rd140th402nd19th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 707th272nd630th55th
Chemistry 663rd401st581st64th
Computer Science 675th353rd572nd66th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 510th254th442nd51st
Energy 632nd421st517th72nd
Engineering 582nd321st485th50th
Environmental Science 711th482nd616th88th
Mathematics 650th340th552nd66th
Medicine 707th307th657th78th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 624th225th529th31st
Physics and Astronomy 660th330th586th62nd
Psychology 727th160th688th24th
Social Sciences 829th353rd748th51st

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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