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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


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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 396th109th340th13th
Arts and Humanities 453rd68th415th9th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 496th124th425th17th
Business, Management and Accounting 595th149th478th3rd
Chemistry 568th309th489th32nd
Computer Science 459th162nd362nd27th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 341st118th273rd12th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 448th134th372nd9th
Energy 392nd207th281st20th
Engineering 430th188th333rd25th
Environmental Science 442nd224th355th18th
Mathematics 529th229th431st32nd
Medicine 474th119th426th16th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 547th172nd455th17th
Physics and Astronomy 367th116th302nd19th
Psychology 542nd72nd508th4th
Social Sciences 513th100th437th12th

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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