Nanjing University: Rankings

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Nanjing University ranked 8th in China and 207th in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 100 in 36 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for Nanjing University is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 117,841 publications and 2,277,233 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 44 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#207 of 14,160In the World
#22 of 5,829In Asia
#8 of 960In China
#1 of 22In Nanjing
#4 of 1,017For Petrology and Geochemistry
#7 of 1,686For Radiochemistry
#11 of 1,816For Inorganic Chemistry
#699 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#264 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top100For 33 other topics

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Chemistry

Nanjing University ranked 8th for Chemistry in China and 51st in the World with 32,742 publications made and 863,063 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Inorganic Chemistry, Petrology and Geochemistry.

RankRanking
#8 of 471In China
#19 of 2,045In Asia
#51 of 4,409In the World

Nanjing University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19908618
19918315
199213095
199314646
199418362
1995216102
1996315159
1997381280
1998305219
1999290340
2000393606
2001537680
20024911027
20036311155
20046901442
20059021846
20069132056
20079672662
200810702926
200912344064
201014594496
201115105599
201215015992
201316798027
201417988483
2015212111111
2016209212249
2017207413735
2018218014742
2019235215133
2020245112460

Physics

Nanjing University ranked 8th for Physics in China and 63rd in the World with 31,834 publications made and 858,455 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Condensed Matter Physics, Nanotechnology, Optical Engineering, Astrophysics and Astronomy.

RankRanking
#8 of 464In China
#19 of 1,914In Asia
#63 of 4,160In the World

Nanjing University
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199011424
199110713
199213715
199316640
199419640
199524494
1996346126
1997391273
1998328237
1999293256
2000394398
2001489494
2002468637
2003591788
20046021049
20058201208
20068021618
20077931728
20089621961
200910102826
201011723699
201113435878
201214679888
2013158810655
201416708950
2015210512810
2016217914670
2017206813656
2018234416348
2019251017808
2020256012579

Engineering

Nanjing University ranked 17th for Engineering in China and 79th in the World with 31,302 publications made and 690,205 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Optical Engineering, Computer Networking.

RankRanking
#17 of 515In China
#30 of 2,141In Asia
#79 of 4,716In the World

Nanjing University
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19908219
19916810
19929210
199310419
199412732
199517174
199626181
1997278287
1998244139
1999199220
2000298317
2001408460
2002378580
2003525819
2004612966
20058641314
20068811484
200710201792
200813292129
200913103179
201014113640
201114824428
201215214975
201318056940
201417587219
201520179823
2016194510234
2017190711603
2018212514299
2019231314185
2020239011511

Biology

Nanjing University ranked 15th for Biology in China and 211th in the World with 19,072 publications made and 533,779 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Nanotechnology, Immunology, Pharmacology, Biochemistry.

RankRanking
#15 of 481In China
#31 of 2,011In Asia
#211 of 4,578In the World

Nanjing University
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199072
1991824
1992122
19931413
19941833
1995256
19965331
19976345
19985071
199956122
200076129
2001113299
2002121217
2003174421
2004272734
2005346717
20064231041
20075661341
20086141759
20097542325
20108192880
20119103090
201210554639
201312536402
201413726758
201515389044
201615569497
2017163910529
201812867661
201914328589
202015747988

Medicine

Nanjing University ranked 17th for Medicine in China and 285th in the World with 18,357 publications made and 284,085 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Surgery, Pathology, Immunology, Pharmacology.

RankRanking
#17 of 451In China
#48 of 2,003In Asia
#285 of 4,839In the World

Nanjing University
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199041
199150
199281
19931110
1994178
1995198
19963013
19973519
19981915
19993871
20006463
20018643
2002107119
2003194153
2004242450
2005298239
2006404401
2007595665
20086211099
20097521219
20108191381
20119101647
201210022557
201312113091
201413494117
201513494016
201612884704
201715166539
201813865156
201914955796
202016087971

Environmental Science

Nanjing University ranked 4th for Environmental Science in China and 89th in the World with 14,437 publications made and 285,788 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Meteorology and Atmospheric Science, Petrology and Geochemistry, Geography and Cartography, Environmental Chemistry.

RankRanking
#4 of 453In China
#7 of 1,693In Asia
#89 of 4,129In the World

Nanjing University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19901711
19911927
19923645
19934527
19944250
19953329
19966362
19976444
19986478
199979164
200092227
2001164307
2002164313
2003185319
2004253432
2005382499
2006462585
2007602990
2008588892
20096501167
20107091454
20117721949
20126961867
20137302377
20148433170
20159383589
20168694593
20179624757
20189064329
201910464893
202011824731

Computer Science

Nanjing University ranked 17th for Computer Science in China and 149th in the World with 12,098 publications made and 192,298 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Computer Vision, Computer Networking, Blockchain and Cryptography, Machine Learning.

RankRanking
#17 of 531In China
#30 of 1,973In Asia
#149 of 4,494In the World

Nanjing University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199060
199170
199250
199371
199461
199542
1996273
1997177
1998404
19993014
20005632
200154152
200268200
2003110138
2004202251
2005324515
2006398736
2007504652
2008647391
2009742907
20106621198
2011602992
20126041062
20137391428
20147442648
20157292768
20167363004
20177583487
20187943622
20199544455
202010673954

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Nanjing University ranked 14th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in China and 420th in the World with 7,390 publications made and 45,826 citations received. Main research topics: Sociology, Demography, Political Science, Law, Philosophy.

RankRanking
#14 of 525In China
#27 of 1,916In Asia
#420 of 5,152In the World

Nanjing University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199030
199140
199210
199311
199410
199541
199682
199730
199851
199995
20007233
20018735
200210337
200311211
200427543
200538255
200647564
2007567195
2008587159
200961368
2010565207
2011565187
2012454247
2013348336
2014325996
2015354676
2016232799
20172061163
20182661010
2019275913
2020326826

Business

Nanjing University ranked 14th for Business in China and 285th in the World with 4,568 publications made and 33,080 citations received. Main research topics: Management Information Systems, Finance, Marketing, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Project Management.

RankRanking
#14 of 503In China
#26 of 1,617In Asia
#285 of 4,080In the World

Nanjing University
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199010
199110
199210
199300
199423
199510
199610
1997170
199841
199933
20001123
2001432
20024233
20035430
200411019
200517719
200623254
2007344115
2008363170
2009365160
2010407174
2011372219
2012298155
2013324359
2014253514
2015210284
2016159595
2017143544
2018149552
2019177504
2020210771

Mathematics

Nanjing University ranked 23rd for Mathematics in China and 230th in the World with 3,570 publications made and 38,508 citations received. Main research topics: Blockchain and Cryptography, Applied Mathematics, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Statistics, Math Teachers.

RankRanking
#23 of 477In China
#37 of 1,482In Asia
#230 of 3,475In the World

Nanjing University
Mathematics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199042
199140
199220
199360
199442
199572
1996102
19971072
1998226
19992518
20002311
20012915
20022416
20035017
200410122
2005116207
200613472
2007220114
2008227131
2009250104
2010255201
2011210242
2012186211
2013234375
2014181369
2015190520
2016178664
2017159481
2018196732
2019203871
2020202983

Economics

Nanjing University ranked 18th for Economics in China and 286th in the World with 2,759 publications made and 15,239 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, Finance, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Actuarial Science.

RankRanking
#18 of 427In China
#28 of 1,185In Asia
#286 of 3,117In the World

Nanjing University
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199020
199100
199210
199311
199400
199510
199610
199710
199810
199943
2000190
20013210
20022513
20034712
2004677
200513328
200612332
200715014
200819166
200920840
201024973
2011253175
201219593
201316699
2014140115
2015153210
2016128387
201787304
201885430
201992347
2020120310

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