University of Tsukuba *University


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Foundation: 1973

Mission: The University of Tsukuba aims to be an open university in all aspects and we are a frontrunner in the university reform in Japan. Our fundamental principle is to create a flexible education and research structure as well as a university system to meet the needs of the next generation. We aspire to be a comprehensive university, continuously meeting new challenges and developing new areas. The foremost mission of a university is to provide an environment that allows future leaders to realize their potential in full. The University of Tsukuba gives students the opportunity develop their individuality and skills through an education that is backed by cutting-edge research.

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Subordinate organizations:

  • Tsukuba University Hospital
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 +1344th353rd932nd24th
Arts and Humanities 1043rd112th839th13th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 867th204th653rd18th
Business, Management and Accounting 1269th303rd848th10th
Chemistry 2066th638th1380th36th
Computer Science 932nd245th645th20th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +938th283rd591st17th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1310th333rd828th15th
Energy 984th368th566th12th
Engineering +1377th416th919th27th
Environmental Science 1459th528th855th18th
Mathematics 1190th328th781st30th
Medicine +915th205th679th15th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1607th441st1114th41st
Physics and Astronomy 1165th315th806th23rd
Psychology 664th62nd579th6th
Social Sciences +954th154th715th10th
Veterinary 627th143rd402nd14th

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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