Shandong University: Rankings

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Shandong University ranked 13th in China, 277th in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 100 across 18 research topics. Shandong University ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 99,504 publications and 1,508,692 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 17 notable alumni.

Rank Ranking
#277 of 14,131 In the World
#30 of 5,830 In Asia
#13 of 960 In China
#1 of 21 In Jinan
#18 of 1,571 For Radiochemistry
#20 of 1,310 For Metallurgical Engineering
#22 of 2,018 For Chemical Engineering
#1501 of 7,353 For Alumni Impact
#365 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top100 For 15 other topics

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Engineering

Shandong University ranked 20th for Engineering in China and 78th in the World with 30,573 publications made and 504,632 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Automation and Control engineering, Optical Engineering, Nanotechnology.

Rank Ranking
#20 of 511 In China
#31 of 2,117 In Asia
#78 of 4,624 In the World

Shandong University
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 32 6
1992 26 2
1993 35 13
1994 52 20
1995 21 14
1996 75 28
1997 73 43
1998 77 44
1999 99 67
2000 148 100
2001 253 183
2002 319 311
2003 401 431
2004 556 587
2005 705 696
2006 892 845
2007 860 1103
2008 1133 1396
2009 1422 1649
2010 1651 2507
2011 1697 2362
2012 1641 3256
2013 1493 3458
2014 1733 4753
2015 1591 4617
2016 1799 5442
2017 1820 5885
2018 1930 7449
2019 2280 7776
2020 2644 6156
2021 3044 2755
Speciality China rank Asia rank World rank
Metallurgical Engineering 10 13 20
Chemical Engineering 12 18 22
Mining Engineering 15 16 37
Mechanical Engineering 12 16 46
Materials Science 15 26 49
Geotechnical Engineering 21 27 60
Technical Drawing 14 24 66
Nanotechnology 22 35 75
Automation and Control engineering 22 36 88
Environmental Engineering 22 39 105
Optical Engineering 18 33 107
Renewable Energy Engineering 16 30 115
Automotive Engineering 26 44 116
Industrial Engineering 19 28 117
Structural Engineering 36 62 142
Telecommunications 22 41 160
Applied/Engineering Physics 27 55 189
Engineering Management 28 38 194
Robotics 21 55 197
Electronic Engineering 32 70 200
Nuclear Engineering 30 77 207
Marine Engineering 32 66 209
Computer Networking 33 68 212
Reliability and Quality Engineering 37 66 222
Construction Management 29 55 228
Petroleum Engineering 47 85 229
Civil Engineering 42 72 238
Biochemical Engineering 16 37 239
Acoustical Engineering 41 77 250
Electrical Engineering 35 90 260
Biotechnology 20 53 279
Computer Engineering 45 90 287
Biomedical Engineering 24 64 297
Systems Engineering 35 68 299
Product and Industrial Design 33 65 302
Firefighting and Fire Science 50 89 318
Operations Research 42 98 382
Aerospace Engineering 33 89 430
Transportation Engineering 51 120 436
Architecture 43 92 452
Human-Computer Interaction 22 71 463
Landscape Architecture 83 137 531
Agricultural Engineering 84 228 552
Remote Sensing 66 147 625
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 55 167 626
Architectural Engineering 92 223 696
Aviation 61 161 723

Chemistry

Shandong University ranked 14th for Chemistry in China and 67th in the World with 26,892 publications made and 583,345 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Inorganic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Nanotechnology.

Rank Ranking
#14 of 466 In China
#27 of 2,014 In Asia
#67 of 4,317 In the World

Shandong University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 34 8
1992 38 11
1993 41 17
1994 50 15
1995 31 18
1996 92 48
1997 108 57
1998 111 84
1999 133 111
2000 167 150
2001 271 223
2002 339 357
2003 423 564
2004 524 724
2005 594 814
2006 698 973
2007 767 1379
2008 911 1705
2009 1105 2055
2010 1308 3203
2011 1435 3094
2012 1395 3765
2013 1369 4345
2014 1579 5314
2015 1561 5420
2016 1665 6140
2017 1647 6325
2018 1681 7134
2019 1889 7518
2020 2133 5997
2021 2692 2533
Speciality China rank Asia rank World rank
Radiochemistry 10 17 18
Chemical Engineering 12 18 22
Inorganic Chemistry 12 21 33
Physical chemistry 2 7 39
Materials Science 15 26 49
Nanotechnology 22 35 75
Computational Chemistry 7 15 120
Environmental Chemistry 21 31 152
Organic Chemistry 24 46 164
Pharmacy 24 60 232
Biochemistry 8 31 232
Biochemical Engineering 16 37 239
Nutrition and Food Science 25 68 243
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 55 167 626
Petrology and Geochemistry 63 282 968

Medicine

Shandong University ranked 15th for Medicine in China and 231st in the World with 24,071 publications made and 344,501 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Surgery, Pathology, Immunology, Pharmacology.

Rank Ranking
#15 of 441 In China
#37 of 1,964 In Asia
#231 of 4,739 In the World

Shandong University
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 0
1992 2 1
1993 0 0
1994 3 3
1995 1 0
1996 3 0
1997 2 0
1998 6 7
1999 6 5
2000 20 5
2001 41 23
2002 97 37
2003 120 49
2004 227 76
2005 459 195
2006 446 336
2007 517 539
2008 764 794
2009 1057 771
2010 1171 1449
2011 1196 1788
2012 1251 2313
2013 1307 3193
2014 1566 5292
2015 1629 4439
2016 1712 5276
2017 1736 4292
2018 1657 3990
2019 2143 4400
2020 2292 5402
2021 2634 1227
Speciality China rank Asia rank World rank
Forensic Science 6 8 51
Oncology and Cancer research 12 16 61
Pharmacology 10 16 91
Gastroenterology and Hepatology 14 38 124
Radiation Therapy 13 27 146
Urology 14 33 163
Pathology 15 42 175
Radiology and Nuclear medicine 15 46 179
Neurosurgery 11 46 188
Immunology 12 32 207
Pharmacy 24 60 232
Cardiology 16 56 269
Sonography and Ultrasound 28 63 276
Surgery 15 60 285
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) 16 37 287
Dentistry 10 81 288
Virology 22 60 294
Biomedical Engineering 24 64 297
Public Health 16 36 305
Anesthesiology 20 68 309
Epidemiology 17 50 312
Orthodontics 16 91 314
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 11 25 325
Ophthalmology 23 102 333
Healthcare Management (MHA) 12 36 368
Pediatrics 18 71 379
Gerontology 13 42 380
Respiratory Therapy 26 80 393
Cosmetology 25 108 408
Nursing 16 46 424
Anatomy and Physiology 16 90 426
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine 20 72 433
Critical Care Nursing 24 67 437
Psychiatry 11 48 456
Health Science 21 63 464
Veterinary 22 135 469
Medical Physics 27 82 472
Optometry 26 123 503
Dermatology 21 153 520
Sports / Exercise science 11 53 523
Clinical Psychology 14 52 525
Social Work 16 34 534
Toxicology 47 148 561
Occupational Therapy 21 98 577
Physical Therapy 23 100 591
Family medicine 24 117 613
Plastic Surgery 32 220 667
Audiology 26 134 677
Sports Medicine 26 136 726

Physics

Shandong University ranked 15th for Physics in China and 84th in the World with 23,595 publications made and 515,220 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Condensed Matter Physics, Atomic and Molecular physics.

Rank Ranking
#15 of 459 In China
#27 of 1,879 In Asia
#84 of 4,082 In the World

Shandong University
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 34 4
1992 28 6
1993 40 15
1994 59 23
1995 33 20
1996 92 43
1997 103 47
1998 97 50
1999 122 78
2000 170 127
2001 259 207
2002 298 303
2003 361 396
2004 451 622
2005 525 694
2006 580 766
2007 605 864
2008 750 1289
2009 895 1545
2010 1046 2305
2011 1175 2054
2012 1140 3310
2013 1093 3543
2014 1349 5577
2015 1351 6059
2016 1458 6154
2017 1453 6185
2018 1600 7090
2019 1824 7645
2020 2011 5546
2021 2495 2546
Speciality China rank Asia rank World rank
Materials Science 15 26 49
Nanotechnology 22 35 75
Optical Engineering 18 33 107
Condensed Matter Physics 11 31 125
Applied/Engineering Physics 27 55 189
Nuclear Physics 7 31 231
Atomic and Molecular physics 12 37 238
Acoustical Engineering 41 77 250
Biophysics 18 44 271
Astrophysics and Astronomy 7 37 305
Quantum and Particle physics 25 58 333
Medical Physics 27 82 472
Theoretical Physics 36 122 511
Astrobiology 16 84 702

Biology

Shandong University ranked 12th for Biology in China and 189th in the World with 21,342 publications made and 438,592 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Nanotechnology, Immunology.

Rank Ranking
#12 of 477 In China
#26 of 1,987 In Asia
#189 of 4,496 In the World

Shandong University
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 5 2
1992 8 6
1993 3 1
1994 7 5
1995 2 0
1996 14 9
1997 15 13
1998 21 12
1999 26 18
2000 19 20
2001 52 47
2002 82 48
2003 142 153
2004 202 229
2005 347 386
2006 369 504
2007 430 749
2008 645 1217
2009 874 1482
2010 936 2183
2011 1051 2550
2012 1135 3099
2013 1195 4099
2014 1460 4839
2015 1565 5214
2016 1741 6850
2017 1676 5804
2018 1465 4566
2019 1726 5005
2020 1877 4173
2021 2245 1409
Speciality China rank Asia rank World rank
Oncology and Cancer research 12 16 61
Nanotechnology 22 35 75
Pharmacology 10 16 91
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 15 24 180
Microbiology 10 30 194
Molecular Biology 13 38 205
Immunology 12 32 207
Biochemistry 8 31 232
Nutrition and Food Science 25 68 243
Botany 22 57 270
Biophysics 18 44 271
Biotechnology 20 53 279
Virology 22 60 294
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 11 25 325
Genetics 23 51 331
Agricultural Science 40 93 365
Evolutionary Biology 19 43 410
Neuroscience 25 71 458
Horticulture 51 186 534
Toxicology 47 148 561
Forestry 48 156 702
Astrobiology 16 84 702
Zoology 40 128 736
Animal Science 61 225 808
Entomology 71 187 830
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 40 194 921
Paleontology 42 219 998

Computer Science

Shandong University ranked 30th for Computer Science in China and 265th in the World with 8,883 publications made and 99,462 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Computer Vision, Bioinformatics and Computational biology, Blockchain and Cryptography, Computer Networking.

Rank Ranking
#30 of 529 In China
#53 of 1,936 In Asia
#265 of 4,392 In the World

Shandong University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 2 0
1994 1 0
1995 0 0
1996 5 0
1997 3 0
1998 4 1
1999 4 0
2000 29 4
2001 20 4
2002 31 5
2003 44 11
2004 108 20
2005 189 108
2006 287 66
2007 293 75
2008 484 256
2009 573 393
2010 644 364
2011 520 491
2012 519 474
2013 383 571
2014 469 896
2015 461 770
2016 508 2485
2017 451 2153
2018 484 1484
2019 645 1505
2020 744 1263
2021 973 613

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Shandong University ranked 16th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in China and 449th in the World with 6,264 publications made and 52,127 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Law, Sociology, Political Science, Philosophy.

Rank Ranking
#16 of 524 In China
#33 of 1,903 In Asia
#449 of 5,073 In the World

Shandong University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 1 0
1995 0 0
1996 2 0
1997 0 0
1998 1 0
1999 3 0
2000 34 1
2001 33 0
2002 54 0
2003 58 5
2004 219 18
2005 273 32
2006 252 24
2007 111 30
2008 364 39
2009 733 68
2010 772 115
2011 686 186
2012 396 433
2013 254 237
2014 313 1980
2015 247 893
2016 174 340
2017 159 500
2018 141 407
2019 261 414
2020 308 949
2021 412 258

Environmental Science

Shandong University ranked 36th for Environmental Science in China and 364th in the World with 4,067 publications made and 60,281 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Geotechnical Engineering, Environmental Management, Environmental Chemistry, Geography and Cartography.

Rank Ranking
#36 of 440 In China
#65 of 1,655 In Asia
#364 of 4,023 In the World

Shandong University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1994 4 0
1995 0 0
1996 3 1
1997 1 0
1998 1 0
1999 2 0
2000 6 11
2001 8 1
2002 9 0
2003 11 4
2004 32 31
2005 51 37
2006 75 48
2007 64 81
2008 130 59
2009 216 238
2010 254 415
2011 315 316
2012 254 238
2013 208 465
2014 223 757
2015 208 509
2016 252 979
2017 256 998
2018 267 941
2019 298 959
2020 380 935
2021 536 394

Business

Shandong University ranked 23rd for Business in China and 364th in the World with 3,330 publications made and 18,490 citations received. Main research topics: Finance, Marketing, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Management Information Systems, International Business.

Rank Ranking
#23 of 499 In China
#45 of 1,599 In Asia
#364 of 4,001 In the World

Shandong University
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1997 1 107
1998 0 0
1999 1 1
2000 7 0
2001 7 1
2002 19 2
2003 15 4
2004 82 5
2005 124 3
2006 149 51
2007 81 10
2008 181 15
2009 434 247
2010 449 57
2011 342 57
2012 272 86
2013 158 80
2014 169 106
2015 111 141
2016 111 199
2017 83 175
2018 81 225
2019 106 190
2020 146 292
2021 200 120

Mathematics

Shandong University ranked 22nd for Mathematics in China and 212th in the World with 3,145 publications made and 30,640 citations received. Main research topics: Blockchain and Cryptography, Applied Mathematics, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Statistics, Actuarial Science.

Rank Ranking
#22 of 462 In China
#36 of 1,446 In Asia
#212 of 3,376 In the World

Shandong University
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 0
1992 1 0
1993 0 0
1994 3 1
1995 0 0
1996 6 0
1997 2 108
1998 7 9
1999 6 1
2000 12 2
2001 6 4
2002 12 71
2003 15 8
2004 43 23
2005 63 65
2006 95 73
2007 107 51
2008 156 116
2009 263 336
2010 249 132
2011 224 198
2012 212 136
2013 168 121
2014 160 131
2015 150 116
2016 138 220
2017 139 189
2018 158 257
2019 187 335
2020 265 403
2021 292 139
Speciality China rank Asia rank World rank
Applied Mathematics 11 19 106
Blockchain and Cryptography 27 41 146
Actuarial Science 20 31 270
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 11 31 280
Operations Research 42 98 382
Statistics 38 91 492
Math Teachers 26 104 557

Economics

Shandong University ranked 19th for Economics in China and 288th in the World with 2,048 publications made and 15,715 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, Finance, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Actuarial Science.

Rank Ranking
#19 of 421 In China
#31 of 1,160 In Asia
#288 of 3,039 In the World

Shandong University
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 0 0
1995 0 0
1996 0 0
1997 1 107
1998 1 2
1999 1 1
2000 8 1
2001 6 0
2002 14 58
2003 12 1
2004 52 23
2005 69 3
2006 80 34
2007 39 12
2008 101 83
2009 223 108
2010 234 33
2011 192 49
2012 158 43
2013 104 93
2014 128 95
2015 82 64
2016 77 125
2017 57 141
2018 53 77
2019 78 150
2020 122 305
2021 155 74

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for Shandong University

Speciality China Asia World Rank
Literature 10 14 185
Painting and Drawing 26 54 363
Sculpture 26 54 363
Illustration and Concept Art 25 52 374
Art & Design 22 46 393
Interior Design 86 157 433
Creative Writing 16 27 444
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 20 53 452
Graphic Design 32 78 499
Photography 36 94 520
Performing arts 11 28 553
Singing and Vocal Performance 49 111 630
Music 33 85 637
Psychology 23 73 682
Social Psychology 30 90 827
Sexology 21 78 926
Fashion Design 88 183 976
Cinematography 52 168 995
Child Psychology 37 161 1129