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Foundation: 1949

Mission: The University of Toyama will uphold a global standard of education and research integrated with life sciences, natural sciences and arts, and social sciences open to the regional community and to the world. The university will nurture our students with a strong sense of mission and creativity based on the respect for human dignity. We will make contributions to the local, regional and international community, and will promote the harmonious development of science, art and culture, society and the natural environment.

Vision: Information not localized


Subordinate organizations:

  • Toyama University Hospital


Overall percentile


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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 795th405th726th86th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 777th338th700th85th
Chemistry 632nd371st551st56th
Computer Science 663rd341st560th59th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 514th258th446th53rd
Energy 545th338th430th49th
Engineering 630th369th533rd70th
Environmental Science 535th309th447th38th
Mathematics 665th355th567th73rd
Medicine 707th307th657th78th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 682nd275th587th48th
Physics and Astronomy 711th380th635th79th
Psychology 807th209th766th34th

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.

Where is the institution located?

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