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Foundation: 1877

Mission: The University of Tokyo aims to be a world-class platform for research and education, contributing to human knowledge in partnership with other leading global universities. The University of Tokyo aims to nurture global leaders with a strong sense of public responsibility and a pioneering spirit, possessing both deep specialism and broad knowledge. The University of Tokyo aims to expand the boundaries of human knowledge in partnership with society. Details about how the University is carrying out this mission can be found in the University of Tokyo Charter and the Action Plans.

Vision: Synergy between Excellence and Diversity


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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 134th22nd107th5th
Arts and Humanities 163rd9th144th1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 61st9th51st1st
Business, Management and Accounting 386th84th306th1st
Chemistry 82nd26th52nd2nd
Computer Science 100th32nd55th1st
Dentistry 402nd91st304th20th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 58th18th35th1st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 181st34th144th1st
Energy 141st72nd68th3rd
Engineering 81st35th40th1st
Environmental Science 232nd101st154th3rd
Mathematics 88th29th48th3rd
Medicine 118th14th107th1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 156th30th113th1st
Physics and Astronomy 20th4th12th1st
Psychology 303rd18th288th1st
Social Sciences 188th23rd153rd2nd
Veterinary 163rd25th128th2nd

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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