Okayama University: Rankings

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Okayama University ranked 15th in Japan and 438th in the World 2022 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 100 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for Okayama University is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 52,971 publications and 1,200,220 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 6 notable alumni.

Rank Ranking
#438 of 14,131 In the World
#60 of 5,830 In Asia
#15 of 719 In Japan
#1 of 8 In Okayama
#56 of 1,136 For Pharmacy
#62 of 1,011 For Orthodontics
#72 of 1,002 For Dentistry
#1227 of 7,353 For Alumni Impact
#790 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 97 other topics

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Medicine

Okayama University ranked 10th for Medicine in Japan and 222nd in the World with 20,180 publications made and 416,446 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Pathology, Surgery, Immunology, Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Rank Ranking
#10 of 348 In Japan
#33 of 1,964 In Asia
#222 of 4,739 In the World

Okayama University
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 329 116
1992 232 72
1993 249 129
1994 287 131
1995 204 87
1996 368 273
1997 431 361
1998 465 561
1999 423 640
2000 476 685
2001 494 745
2002 451 833
2003 525 1122
2004 571 1531
2005 567 1304
2006 482 1304
2007 538 1397
2008 586 1524
2009 641 1411
2010 600 1878
2011 593 1516
2012 690 2073
2013 623 1414
2014 629 1653
2015 588 1475
2016 762 1889
2017 701 2030
2018 720 1492
2019 815 2111
2020 825 1497
2021 1076 933
Speciality Japan rank Asia rank World rank
Pharmacy 9 15 56
Orthodontics 4 12 62
Dentistry 4 14 72
Pathology 10 15 86
Gastroenterology and Hepatology 14 40 127
Anatomy and Physiology 10 13 135
Oncology and Cancer research 9 41 140
Pharmacology 6 31 140
Radiology and Nuclear medicine 14 36 143
Urology 9 27 146
Radiation Therapy 10 29 148
Anesthesiology 6 24 157
Ophthalmology 16 39 169
Cosmetology 9 32 186
Surgery 10 35 196
Cardiology 17 32 197
Immunology 13 30 199
Optometry 10 33 203
Virology 12 43 225
Plastic Surgery 11 48 242
Biomedical Engineering 12 54 273
Neurosurgery 27 82 281
Dermatology 18 63 284
Respiratory Therapy 16 49 286
Audiology 11 30 299
Pediatrics 7 54 334
Toxicology 8 80 343
Sonography and Ultrasound 32 108 418
Occupational Therapy 13 61 440
Psychiatry 8 51 476
Critical Care Nursing 16 82 482
Epidemiology 19 100 497
Medical Physics 24 92 505
Health Science 12 72 515
Sports / Exercise science 18 58 544
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine 19 104 545
Public Health 13 107 628
Physical Therapy 22 114 630
Gerontology 19 102 645
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) 26 148 651
Family medicine 17 126 654
Veterinary 22 204 668
Sports Medicine 35 113 672
Clinical Psychology 13 109 767
Forensic Science 23 241 793
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 33 171 881
Healthcare Management (MHA) 27 249 1222

Biology

Okayama University ranked 9th for Biology in Japan and 215th in the World with 16,535 publications made and 518,832 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Oncology and Cancer research, Molecular Biology, Immunology, Pharmacology.

Rank Ranking
#9 of 302 In Japan
#34 of 1,987 In Asia
#215 of 4,496 In the World

Okayama University
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 289 188
1992 175 64
1993 200 121
1994 247 231
1995 189 269
1996 324 400
1997 380 573
1998 422 777
1999 412 674
2000 424 989
2001 468 1124
2002 449 1017
2003 504 1380
2004 507 1788
2005 528 1710
2006 434 1745
2007 478 1635
2008 547 1796
2009 576 2050
2010 551 2220
2011 527 1996
2012 560 1954
2013 506 1671
2014 515 1593
2015 455 1659
2016 559 1820
2017 507 2063
2018 454 1393
2019 483 1860
2020 527 1257
2021 602 681
Speciality Japan rank Asia rank World rank
Botany 8 20 104
Molecular Biology 12 21 121
Biochemistry 9 14 128
Oncology and Cancer research 9 41 140
Pharmacology 6 31 140
Horticulture 8 47 151
Microbiology 8 22 168
Biophysics 9 28 174
Immunology 13 30 199
Astrobiology 10 16 206
Entomology 9 22 213
Virology 12 43 225
Genetics 13 34 246
Neuroscience 11 21 254
Agricultural Science 11 79 324
Toxicology 8 80 343
Zoology 12 29 345
Nutrition and Food Science 14 132 397
Evolutionary Biology 15 59 476
Animal Science 15 100 510
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 17 113 512
Nanotechnology 26 225 634
Paleontology 33 123 700
Forestry 26 158 709
Biotechnology 23 241 812
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 33 171 881
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 38 214 969

Chemistry

Okayama University ranked 11th for Chemistry in Japan and 220th in the World with 12,651 publications made and 322,483 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Pharmacy.

Rank Ranking
#11 of 300 In Japan
#73 of 2,014 In Asia
#220 of 4,317 In the World

Okayama University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 243 164
1992 160 62
1993 192 141
1994 203 180
1995 153 124
1996 296 263
1997 292 365
1998 339 416
1999 342 534
2000 332 432
2001 370 675
2002 379 679
2003 455 924
2004 438 991
2005 432 1013
2006 424 871
2007 461 1100
2008 436 924
2009 397 1023
2010 443 1126
2011 398 1676
2012 390 911
2013 380 924
2014 352 863
2015 317 900
2016 357 982
2017 345 640
2018 386 606
2019 320 475
2020 313 378
2021 327 208
Speciality Japan rank Asia rank World rank
Pharmacy 9 15 56
Radiochemistry 9 67 88
Petrology and Geochemistry 5 16 100
Organic Chemistry 10 28 101
Biochemistry 9 14 128
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 13 37 210
Inorganic Chemistry 18 86 212
Materials Science 21 141 341
Chemical Engineering 22 174 366
Environmental Chemistry 15 88 384
Nutrition and Food Science 14 132 397
Physical chemistry 22 104 419
Computational Chemistry 18 103 486
Nanotechnology 26 225 634
Biochemical Engineering 17 258 866

Physics

Okayama University ranked 17th for Physics in Japan and 362nd in the World with 8,801 publications made and 189,720 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Condensed Matter Physics, Quantum and Particle physics, Biophysics, Optical Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#17 of 274 In Japan
#111 of 1,879 In Asia
#362 of 4,082 In the World

Okayama University
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 118 116
1992 81 26
1993 103 40
1994 123 67
1995 69 41
1996 166 102
1997 148 127
1998 185 209
1999 176 226
2000 200 192
2001 202 386
2002 241 281
2003 267 359
2004 280 479
2005 339 806
2006 332 845
2007 316 674
2008 310 632
2009 317 707
2010 307 722
2011 305 993
2012 333 770
2013 300 677
2014 297 851
2015 270 773
2016 320 624
2017 301 567
2018 416 793
2019 349 1238
2020 359 616
2021 327 220
Speciality Japan rank Asia rank World rank
Condensed Matter Physics 11 32 143
Biophysics 9 28 174
Astrobiology 10 16 206
Acoustical Engineering 15 80 255
Materials Science 21 141 341
Nuclear Physics 25 65 370
Atomic and Molecular physics 23 67 379
Quantum and Particle physics 20 75 411
Medical Physics 24 92 505
Applied/Engineering Physics 31 170 589
Optical Engineering 39 170 591
Nanotechnology 26 225 634
Astrophysics and Astronomy 53 141 671
Theoretical Physics 47 252 841

Engineering

Okayama University ranked 18th for Engineering in Japan and 406th in the World with 8,359 publications made and 133,838 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Automation and Control engineering, Chemical Engineering, Optical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#18 of 278 In Japan
#137 of 2,117 In Asia
#406 of 4,624 In the World

Okayama University
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 100 43
1992 85 21
1993 88 48
1994 113 78
1995 84 63
1996 157 220
1997 133 160
1998 159 222
1999 171 217
2000 175 132
2001 180 306
2002 213 275
2003 251 262
2004 287 386
2005 306 522
2006 302 295
2007 309 497
2008 290 307
2009 304 328
2010 326 500
2011 308 625
2012 324 400
2013 334 506
2014 285 460
2015 294 488
2016 354 551
2017 320 517
2018 429 470
2019 332 456
2020 313 347
2021 318 140

Environmental Science

Okayama University ranked 12th for Environmental Science in Japan and 503rd in the World with 2,670 publications made and 70,136 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Petrology and Geochemistry, Agricultural Science, Ecology, Environmental Chemistry.

Rank Ranking
#12 of 200 In Japan
#99 of 1,655 In Asia
#503 of 4,023 In the World

Okayama University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 33 16
1992 24 9
1993 45 45
1994 33 42
1995 28 10
1996 41 45
1997 56 105
1998 39 52
1999 52 52
2000 63 78
2001 64 154
2002 66 113
2003 83 141
2004 90 154
2005 74 99
2006 72 140
2007 92 271
2008 106 248
2009 91 310
2010 125 383
2011 90 169
2012 105 294
2013 107 232
2014 114 278
2015 118 143
2016 102 298
2017 92 358
2018 71 144
2019 73 558
2020 65 76
2021 76 73

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Non-core subjects for Okayama University

Speciality Japan Asia World Rank
Computer Vision 18 123 381
Occupational Safety and Health 7 71 553
Agricultural Economics 16 166 568
Computer Graphics 51 173 591
Demography 13 93 593
UX/UI Desgin 20 105 600
Psychology 12 55 607
Computer Science 21 133 610
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 24 180 632
Tax Law 11 102 637
Blockchain and Cryptography 23 204 652
Game Design and Development 31 156 750
Cyber Security 21 249 763
International Trade 23 171 769
Applied Mathematics 21 229 775
Cognitive Science 24 84 783
Animation 52 257 809
Real Estate 17 220 823
Statistics 18 190 854
Computational Linguistics 46 277 874
Library and Information science 16 130 877
Graphic Design 26 201 883
Web Design and Development 28 288 906
Archaeology 20 115 923
Painting and Drawing 32 252 947
Sculpture 32 252 947
Law Enforcement 11 146 967
Multimedia 47 281 980
International Economics 28 264 993
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences 15 163 1041
Illustration and Concept Art 33 292 1047
Mathematics 22 299 1061
Child Psychology 23 134 1063
Machine Learning 39 438 1198
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 36 338 1218
Photography 69 338 1245
Art & Design 37 288 1285
Social Psychology 20 210 1318
Economics 33 414 1502
Business 25 458 1650