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Foundation: 1907

Mission: Tohoku University has been committed to the "Research First" principle and "Open Door" policy since its foundation, and is internationally recognized for its outstanding standards in education and research. The university contributes to world peace and equity by devoting itself to research useful in solving societal problems, and educating human resources in leadership skills.

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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 +282nd104th228th14th
Arts and Humanities +515th99th471st12th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 263rd56th221st8th
Business, Management and Accounting 653rd195th526th6th
Chemistry 435th192nd358th19th
Computer Science 361st118th260th13th
Dentistry 88th18th65th4th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +211th78th147th5th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 591st236th493rd13th
Energy 277th135th186th9th
Engineering +203rd83rd123rd3rd
Environmental Science 259th124th175th5th
Mathematics 352nd110th265th14th
Medicine +317th64th268th6th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 424th139th350th11th
Physics and Astronomy 204th63rd139th9th
Psychology 550th76th515th12th
Social Sciences +594th145th507th14th
Veterinary 366th92nd267th13th

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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