Yamaguchi University *University


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Foundation: 1949

Mission: Information not localized

Vision: At Yamaguchi University, students and faculty members work as one, building a collaborative learning environment. Through perfecting scholarship in specialized fields as well as comprehensive research with interdisciplinary collaboration, Yamaguchi University carries out research aimed to create new values, to solve problems, and to promote comprehensive understanding of humanity, society and nature. Yamaguchi University’s actions revolve around collaboration with community and global society in various fields such as research, education, medicine, culture and economics. More specifically, the university looks to reinforce international collaboration through research, provide advanced medicine to the community, encourage lifelong learning and collaboration between industry and education, and cultivate and train human resources throughout society, from high quality teachers to competent medical professionals. The university extensively shares its educational and research findings with society, initiates collaboration with community and global society, and contributes to social development through its role as a key university in the local area and its progress towards holding a unique niche in the Asia-Pacific region.

History: www.yamaguchi-u.ac.jp

Subordinate organizations:

  • Yamaguchi University Hospital


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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 646th274th579th46th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 720th282nd643rd61st
Chemistry 704th441st619th79th
Computer Science 696th374th592nd77th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 572nd315th504th77th
Energy 562nd354th447th55th
Engineering 628th367th531st68th
Environmental Science 491st267th403rd22nd
Mathematics 653rd343rd555th68th
Medicine 639th243rd589th47th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 695th286th600th52nd
Physics and Astronomy 749th418th670th96th
Veterinary 284th51st228th7th

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.

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