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Fudan University ranked 6th in China, 165th in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 100 across 32 research topics. Fudan University ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 136,270 academic publications and 2,565,256 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 56 notable alumni.

Ranking Category
#165 of 14,131 In the World
#17 of 5,830 In Asia
#6 of 960 In China
#2 of 35 In Shanghai
#25 of 4,034 For Chemical Engineering
#27 of 3,831 For Nanotechnology
#36 of 2,884 For Inorganic Chemistry
#579 of 7,446 For Alumni Impact
#214 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top100 For 29 other topics

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Biology rankings

Fudan University ranked 5th for Biology in China and 110th in the World with 89,381 publications made and 1,986,097 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Genetics, Oncology and Cancer research, Immunology, Nanotechnology.

Biology ranking Location
#5 of 548 In China
#15 of 2,784 In Asia
#110 of 6,663 In the World

Fudan University
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Biology publications Biology citations
1990 91 209
1991 84 290
1992 121 323
1993 101 333
1994 134 365
1995 161 381
1996 185 474
1997 246 677
1998 276 808
1999 302 1108
2000 402 1338
2001 576 1918
2002 684 2307
2003 892 3194
2004 1195 4422
2005 1464 6595
2006 1889 9077
2007 2081 12461
2008 2328 17094
2009 2731 22532
2010 2978 28942
2011 3216 39557
2012 3451 50303
2013 3785 64199
2014 4011 77966
2015 4307 93829
2016 4627 104103
2017 5090 122864
2018 5351 135734
2019 6308 168079
2020 7904 222754
2021 9257 308615
2022 9571 332324

The following table provides academic rankings for Fudan University in various areas of Biology.

Biology subfield China ranking Asia ranking World rank
Nanotechnology 7 14 27
Oncology and Cancer research 3 6 40
Pharmacology 5 9 87
Biochemistry 3 14 95
Biotechnology 3 9 108
Molecular Biology 2 14 112
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 5 13 117
Genetics 4 16 118
Immunology 5 16 126
Virology 6 16 134
Microbiology 8 20 171
Biophysics 4 18 177
Evolutionary Biology 5 14 178
Neuroscience 4 18 206
Astrobiology 10 27 224
Toxicology 14 47 242
Paleontology 19 35 242
Botany 21 48 291
Zoology 8 28 318
Agricultural Science 43 80 337
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 4 24 372
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 26 75 421
Forestry 18 73 431
Horticulture 43 123 433
Nutrition and Food Science 54 150 455
Entomology 36 114 579
Animal Science 50 210 816

Chemistry rankings

Fudan University ranked 7th for Chemistry in China and 91st in the World with 83,605 publications made and 1,961,977 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry, Materials Science, Nanotechnology, Chemical Engineering.

Chemistry ranking Location
#7 of 546 In China
#18 of 2,710 In Asia
#91 of 6,327 In the World

Fudan University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Chemistry publications Chemistry citations
1990 153 324
1991 126 407
1992 166 439
1993 154 483
1994 197 502
1995 258 574
1996 267 673
1997 341 941
1998 373 1095
1999 386 1347
2000 470 1722
2001 634 2267
2002 747 2734
2003 896 3495
2004 1216 4872
2005 1500 7284
2006 1963 9996
2007 2118 13451
2008 2267 18375
2009 2523 23779
2010 2873 30413
2011 3112 41138
2012 3274 51443
2013 3521 65581
2014 3755 79335
2015 4069 95173
2016 4288 105476
2017 4593 123909
2018 4860 137262
2019 5741 167725
2020 6740 211157
2021 8279 289768
2022 8302 312746

The following table provides academic rankings for Fudan University in various areas of Chemistry.

Chemistry subfield China ranking Asia ranking World rank
Chemical Engineering 12 17 25
Nanotechnology 7 14 27
Inorganic Chemistry 12 21 36
Physical chemistry 13 21 38
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 8 16 55
Materials Science 13 24 57
Radiochemistry 25 44 64
Pharmacy 9 18 69
Organic Chemistry 11 22 70
Biochemistry 3 14 95
Environmental Chemistry 20 32 117
Computational Chemistry 9 22 140
Biochemical Engineering 29 64 287
Nutrition and Food Science 54 150 455
Petrology and Geochemistry 55 127 550

Engineering rankings

Fudan University ranked 14th for Engineering in China and 94th in the World with 68,601 publications made and 1,458,464 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Chemical Engineering.

Engineering ranking Location
#14 of 558 In China
#27 of 2,776 In Asia
#94 of 6,555 In the World

Fudan University
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Engineering publications Engineering citations
1990 159 285
1991 122 324
1992 166 366
1993 153 388
1994 193 472
1995 262 512
1996 283 640
1997 331 921
1998 365 1075
1999 351 1289
2000 436 1531
2001 542 1954
2002 608 2240
2003 764 3002
2004 1070 3949
2005 1450 6079
2006 1815 8234
2007 1988 11187
2008 2191 15118
2009 2313 19547
2010 2526 24189
2011 2738 32343
2012 2658 39879
2013 2861 51239
2014 2788 61375
2015 3080 72616
2016 3218 81272
2017 3474 94561
2018 3685 107126
2019 4485 129871
2020 5207 162554
2021 6683 221826
2022 6716 234901

The following table provides academic rankings for Fudan University in various areas of Engineering.

Engineering subfield China ranking Asia ranking World rank
Chemical Engineering 12 17 25
Nanotechnology 7 14 27
Applied/Engineering Physics 11 20 54
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 8 16 55
Materials Science 13 24 57
Computer Engineering 11 20 68
Optical Engineering 10 19 71
Biomedical Engineering 6 15 80
Metallurgical Engineering 21 33 85
Electrical Engineering 21 34 88
Architecture 12 16 95
Electronic Engineering 22 34 99
Telecommunications 22 34 100
Biotechnology 3 9 108
Remote Sensing 22 29 124
Acoustical Engineering 24 39 133
Computer Networking 27 42 142
Environmental Engineering 30 53 148
Mechanical Engineering 31 50 165
Aerospace Engineering 25 43 170
Civil Engineering 37 59 190
Systems Engineering 32 56 248
Geotechnical Engineering 47 84 255
Aviation 23 47 265
Structural Engineering 46 84 277
Transportation Engineering 42 71 283
Biochemical Engineering 29 64 287
Architectural Engineering 51 103 365
Reliability and Quality Engineering 53 109 380
Robotics 53 128 390
Renewable Energy Engineering 50 137 401
Nuclear Engineering 55 157 434
Operations Research 55 128 443
Human-Computer Interaction 42 95 471
Automation and Control engineering 79 170 473
Engineering Management 55 88 474
Petroleum Engineering 77 155 480
Technical Drawing 78 171 500
Industrial Engineering 64 151 548
Construction Management 67 156 594
Automotive Engineering 78 220 600
Product and Industrial Design 66 165 617
Marine Engineering 83 199 626
Firefighting and Fire Science 145 278 735
Landscape Architecture 167 245 755
Agricultural Engineering 108 377 861
Mining Engineering 149 350 923

Medicine rankings

Fudan University ranked 5th for Medicine in China and 138th in the World with 66,933 publications made and 1,236,800 citations received. Main research topics: Pathology, Surgery, Oncology and Cancer research, Immunology, Psychiatry.

Medicine ranking Location
#5 of 542 In China
#14 of 2,743 In Asia
#138 of 6,552 In the World

Fudan University
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Medicine publications Medicine citations
1990 37 47
1991 28 71
1992 40 67
1993 28 74
1994 34 90
1995 43 110
1996 49 135
1997 80 177
1998 88 241
1999 85 328
2000 127 436
2001 306 661
2002 398 815
2003 585 1222
2004 715 1774
2005 888 2775
2006 1199 4168
2007 1412 5722
2008 1572 8175
2009 1879 10846
2010 2100 14704
2011 2275 20091
2012 2583 26365
2013 2842 34510
2014 3048 43486
2015 3264 54028
2016 3442 60229
2017 3965 73219
2018 4124 78123
2019 5055 100424
2020 6469 144538
2021 7570 206236
2022 7861 225604

The following table provides academic rankings for Fudan University in various areas of Medicine.

Medicine subfield China ranking Asia ranking World rank
Oncology and Cancer research 3 6 40
Sonography and Ultrasound 3 8 57
Pharmacy 9 18 69
Radiation Therapy 5 12 73
Neurosurgery 2 14 73
Biomedical Engineering 6 15 80
Gastroenterology and Hepatology 6 19 82
Pharmacology 5 9 87
Epidemiology 5 10 103
Immunology 5 16 126
Pathology 5 15 128
Surgery 5 19 131
Radiology and Nuclear medicine 4 17 132
Virology 6 16 134
Cardiology 5 16 136
Ophthalmology 7 27 143
Respiratory Therapy 5 15 161
Psychiatry 5 15 173
Anatomy and Physiology 4 23 185
Urology 6 26 188
Anesthesiology 5 24 198
Public Health 3 10 211
Optometry 6 28 211
Occupational Therapy 5 22 221
Cosmetology 6 44 223
Family medicine 3 18 238
Toxicology 14 47 242
Dermatology 5 43 251
Plastic Surgery 5 47 255
Healthcare Management (MHA) 5 17 258
Audiology 5 25 268
Critical Care Nursing 7 25 274
Health Science 10 21 283
Sports Medicine 4 26 287
Gerontology 4 17 300
Nursing 6 20 302
Physical Therapy 6 29 303
Medical Physics 6 28 306
Pediatrics 8 48 308
Dentistry 14 83 358
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 4 24 372
Orthodontics 17 84 379
Sports / Exercise science 6 24 400
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) 11 63 441
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine 12 50 444
Veterinary 27 129 471
Social Work 15 30 534
Clinical Psychology 17 57 563
Forensic Science 41 152 638

Physics rankings

Fudan University ranked 11th for Physics in China and 87th in the World with 65,319 publications made and 1,415,091 citations received. Main research topics: Quantum and Particle physics, Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Condensed Matter Physics.

Physics ranking Location
#11 of 553 In China
#22 of 2,752 In Asia
#87 of 6,484 In the World

Fudan University
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Physics publications Physics citations
1990 177 325
1991 147 363
1992 190 410
1993 173 437
1994 234 531
1995 301 576
1996 305 730
1997 361 1032
1998 402 1158
1999 404 1435
2000 457 1719
2001 570 2164
2002 651 2625
2003 743 3319
2004 1048 4335
2005 1369 6516
2006 1740 8758
2007 1903 11723
2008 2077 15714
2009 2228 20196
2010 2389 24739
2011 2590 32522
2012 2518 39460
2013 2646 50412
2014 2653 60003
2015 2956 70575
2016 3036 78998
2017 3276 91242
2018 3479 103396
2019 4235 124442
2020 4781 153775
2021 6257 209353
2022 6191 220359

The following table provides academic rankings for Fudan University in various areas of Physics.

Physics subfield China ranking Asia ranking World rank
Nanotechnology 7 14 27
Applied/Engineering Physics 11 20 54
Materials Science 13 24 57
Condensed Matter Physics 6 18 61
Optical Engineering 10 19 71
Quantum and Particle physics 10 21 80
Theoretical Physics 4 16 110
Acoustical Engineering 24 39 133
Astrophysics and Astronomy 11 27 161
Nuclear Physics 9 28 163
Atomic and Molecular physics 8 26 176
Biophysics 4 18 177
Astrobiology 10 27 224
Medical Physics 6 28 306

Computer Science rankings

Fudan University ranked 19th for Computer Science in China and 147th in the World with 51,720 publications made and 785,454 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, Neuroscience, Telecommunications, Computer Networking.

Computer Science ranking Location
#19 of 559 In China
#31 of 2,768 In Asia
#147 of 6,597 In the World

Fudan University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Computer Science publications Computer Science citations
1990 64 113
1991 51 127
1992 58 166
1993 49 121
1994 58 154
1995 110 183
1996 115 228
1997 129 320
1998 139 354
1999 137 473
2000 210 540
2001 309 715
2002 318 845
2003 506 1131
2004 705 1559
2005 1059 2467
2006 1237 3408
2007 1373 4860
2008 1556 6516
2009 1778 8917
2010 1825 11287
2011 1899 14478
2012 1837 18243
2013 1924 23018
2014 2007 28184
2015 2148 34218
2016 2297 38943
2017 2546 46254
2018 2822 53260
2019 3660 69632
2020 4555 97792
2021 5846 143653
2022 6114 155139

The following table provides academic rankings for Fudan University in various areas of Computer Science.

Environmental Science rankings

Fudan University ranked 19th for Environmental Science in China and 190th in the World with 40,745 publications made and 758,316 citations received. Main research topics: Geography and Cartography, Geology, Ecology, Paleontology, Meteorology and Atmospheric Science.

Environmental Science ranking Location
#19 of 550 In China
#33 of 2,777 In Asia
#190 of 6,683 In the World

Fudan University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Environmental Science publications Environmental Science citations
1990 67 130
1991 59 150
1992 74 168
1993 70 172
1994 84 217
1995 105 223
1996 99 302
1997 135 384
1998 169 463
1999 164 582
2000 246 748
2001 317 940
2002 363 1149
2003 456 1569
2004 675 1903
2005 924 2815
2006 1141 3952
2007 1277 5323
2008 1319 7006
2009 1507 9215
2010 1586 11646
2011 1592 15113
2012 1544 19014
2013 1703 24009
2014 1593 29287
2015 1744 34782
2016 1842 38703
2017 1954 45600
2018 2182 51906
2019 2627 65930
2020 3421 89519
2021 3955 124023
2022 4051 131800

The following table provides academic rankings for Fudan University in various areas of Environmental Science.

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences rankings

Fudan University ranked 11th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in China and 269th in the World with 38,692 publications made and 566,706 citations received. Main research topics: Philosophy, Political Science, Law, History, Sociology.

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences ranking Location
#11 of 559 In China
#20 of 2,813 In Asia
#269 of 6,939 In the World

Fudan University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Liberal Arts & Social Sciences publications Liberal Arts & Social Sciences citations
1990 46 91
1991 37 83
1992 44 94
1993 42 111
1994 49 121
1995 66 133
1996 70 160
1997 89 205
1998 89 243
1999 105 299
2000 191 383
2001 259 576
2002 260 643
2003 394 957
2004 699 1156
2005 914 1682
2006 1108 2281
2007 1226 3206
2008 1330 4447
2009 1532 5817
2010 1563 7326
2011 1647 9394
2012 1511 11854
2013 1507 15242
2014 1526 18981
2015 1613 23169
2016 1611 25981
2017 1839 30767
2018 1998 34480
2019 2493 46577
2020 3365 69224
2021 3991 98386
2022 3916 101044

The following table provides academic rankings for Fudan University in various areas of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences.

Psychology rankings

Fudan University ranked 6th for Psychology in China and 177th in the World with 28,390 publications made and 467,964 citations received. Main research topics: Psychiatry, Neuroscience, Cognitive Science, Social Psychology, Child Psychology.

Psychology ranking Location
#6 of 547 In China
#17 of 2,647 In Asia
#177 of 6,353 In the World

Fudan University
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Psychology publications Psychology citations
1990 12 17
1991 15 16
1992 17 33
1993 13 30
1994 20 30
1995 29 35
1996 20 51
1997 28 55
1998 31 84
1999 44 117
2000 63 144
2001 150 195
2002 159 278
2003 241 400
2004 346 624
2005 452 975
2006 515 1471
2007 642 2116
2008 743 2930
2009 809 3724
2010 939 5206
2011 1010 6845
2012 1054 9497
2013 1092 12615
2014 1264 16365
2015 1310 19990
2016 1320 22691
2017 1524 27502
2018 1628 30753
2019 2128 39068
2020 2710 55293
2021 3398 81057
2022 3474 87345

The following table provides academic rankings for Fudan University in various areas of Psychology.

Psychology subfield China ranking Asia ranking World rank
Psychiatry 5 15 173
Cognitive Science 25 40 202
Neuroscience 4 18 206
Occupational Therapy 5 22 221
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 9 30 255
Social Psychology 14 34 377
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 18 40 453
Social Work 15 30 534
Education Majors 33 78 548
Clinical Psychology 17 57 563
Child Psychology 17 48 578
Special Education 13 61 749
Sexology 10 53 767

Mathematics rankings

Fudan University ranked 11th for Mathematics in China and 135th in the World with 27,589 publications made and 384,594 citations received. Main research topics: Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Blockchain and Cryptography, Math Teachers.

Mathematics ranking Location
#11 of 549 In China
#19 of 2,612 In Asia
#135 of 6,132 In the World

Fudan University
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Mathematics publications Mathematics citations
1990 44 58
1991 38 44
1992 40 80
1993 35 67
1994 49 99
1995 79 125
1996 57 153
1997 79 218
1998 90 216
1999 86 277
2000 111 316
2001 157 410
2002 157 494
2003 264 752
2004 386 943
2005 546 1428
2006 664 1837
2007 767 2508
2008 814 3228
2009 1002 4285
2010 1091 5447
2011 1084 6810
2012 1005 8282
2013 1154 10811
2014 1119 13021
2015 1188 15510
2016 1157 17272
2017 1269 19696
2018 1445 22290
2019 1942 29479
2020 2381 40074
2021 3007 60534
2022 3103 66597

The following table provides academic rankings for Fudan University in various areas of Mathematics.

Mathematics subfield China ranking Asia ranking World rank
Applied Mathematics 5 10 51
Statistics 12 22 141
Blockchain and Cryptography 37 56 197
Actuarial Science 13 21 212
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 20 41 299
Operations Research 55 128 443
Math Teachers 31 105 662

Business rankings

Fudan University ranked 28th for Business in China and 247th in the World with 14,056 publications made and 171,014 citations received. Main research topics: Management, Finance, Marketing, Accounting, Management Information Systems.

Business ranking Location
#28 of 554 In China
#41 of 2,509 In Asia
#247 of 6,002 In the World

Fudan University
Business Publications & Citations

Year Business publications Business citations
1990 15 29
1991 19 46
1992 14 44
1993 16 44
1994 23 40
1995 21 52
1996 21 61
1997 42 90
1998 43 80
1999 43 121
2000 74 124
2001 111 208
2002 119 243
2003 164 342
2004 266 442
2005 461 621
2006 519 840
2007 586 1299
2008 656 1653
2009 685 2359
2010 690 2702
2011 679 3417
2012 557 4101
2013 630 5105
2014 566 6224
2015 585 7584
2016 532 8162
2017 581 9383
2018 600 10282
2019 813 13701
2020 983 19671
2021 1271 29019
2022 1187 28459

The following table provides academic rankings for Fudan University in various areas of Business.

Business subfield China ranking Asia ranking World rank
Supply Chain Management 18 25 61
Finance 10 17 157
Actuarial Science 13 21 212
Investment Banking and Stock trading 17 33 215
Risk Management 17 27 238
International Trade 11 17 249
Marketing 17 34 250
International Business 13 22 252
Management 37 59 260
Tax Law 16 32 264
Advertising 12 28 291
Accounting 17 31 303
Public Policy / Administration 9 15 315
Real Estate 31 55 322
Management Information Systems 16 38 328
Project Management 21 44 349
Entertainment Industry Business 14 32 373
Hospitality and Hotel Management 37 83 400
Human Resource Management 22 53 441
Operations Research 55 128 443
Occupational Safety and Health 10 52 457
Engineering Management 55 88 474
Construction Management 67 156 594
Entrepreneurship 25 78 671

Economics rankings

Fudan University ranked 11th for Economics in China and 217th in the World with 10,980 publications made and 133,593 citations received. Main research topics: Finance, Development Studies, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Investment Banking and Stock trading, International Trade.

Economics ranking Location
#11 of 540 In China
#20 of 2,385 In Asia
#217 of 5,789 In the World

Fudan University
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Economics publications Economics citations
1990 15 27
1991 15 22
1992 12 31
1993 13 28
1994 19 34
1995 27 45
1996 14 54
1997 31 85
1998 36 69
1999 34 88
2000 65 111
2001 91 168
2002 72 177
2003 119 255
2004 210 321
2005 323 423
2006 373 571
2007 456 838
2008 442 998
2009 506 1449
2010 487 1802
2011 526 2381
2012 427 2902
2013 499 3800
2014 433 4860
2015 498 5906
2016 444 6434
2017 476 7224
2018 482 7889
2019 624 10313
2020 848 15414
2021 1022 22695
2022 982 23065

The following table provides academic rankings for Fudan University in various areas of Economics.

Economics subfield China ranking Asia ranking World rank
International Relations and Diplomacy 3 11 140
Finance 10 17 157
Actuarial Science 13 21 212
Investment Banking and Stock trading 17 33 215
International Trade 11 17 249
Development Studies 11 19 253
International Economics 11 24 299
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 20 41 299
Environmental Economics 43 85 347
Political Economy 6 18 384
Agricultural Economics 38 84 387

Art & Design rankings

Fudan University ranked 16th for Art & Design in China and 261st in the World with 6,788 publications made and 57,613 citations received. Main research topics: Fashion Design, Literature, Aesthetics, Computer Graphics, Architecture.

Please note that our approach to subject rankings is based on scientific outputs and heavily biased on art-related topics towards institutions with computer science research profiles.

Art & Design ranking Location
#16 of 546 In China
#32 of 2,183 In Asia
#261 of 5,426 In the World

Fudan University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Art & Design publications Art & Design citations
1990 8 10
1991 2 18
1992 8 16
1993 8 16
1994 7 14
1995 15 38
1996 16 32
1997 12 47
1998 6 38
1999 16 40
2000 55 52
2001 66 79
2002 58 89
2003 83 142
2004 166 165
2005 302 264
2006 300 346
2007 320 460
2008 303 616
2009 402 804
2010 367 1059
2011 367 1263
2012 304 1579
2013 222 1970
2014 240 2450
2015 256 2864
2016 231 3382
2017 300 4105
2018 268 4450
2019 352 6278
2020 449 8866
2021 531 11425
2022 543 11168

The following table provides academic rankings for Fudan University in various areas of Art & Design.

Art & Design subfield China ranking Asia ranking World rank
Architecture 12 16 95
Singing and Vocal Performance 3 13 143
Animation 30 46 150
Computer Graphics 31 57 213
Aesthetics 10 27 228
Fashion Design 15 30 254
Literature 11 22 257
Graphic Design 23 43 258
UX/UI Desgin 19 45 303
Music 14 39 345
Creative Writing 11 18 360
Entertainment Industry Business 14 32 373
Painting and Drawing 36 63 382
Sculpture 36 63 382
Illustration and Concept Art 36 66 399
Game Design and Development 27 73 447
Multimedia 30 83 476
Performing arts 23 48 480
Art History 19 43 659
Landscape Architecture 167 245 755
Photography 63 191 925
Cinematography 39 143 1017
Interior Design 239 406 1036