Wuhan University: Rankings

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Wuhan University ranked 9th in China and 213th in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 100 in 27 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for Wuhan University is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 111,460 publications and 1,599,159 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 21 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#213 of 14,160In the World
#23 of 5,829In Asia
#9 of 960In China
#1 of 37In Wuhan
#4 of 1,002For Remote Sensing
#9 of 1,686For Radiochemistry
#20 of 1,012For Geotechnical Engineering
#842 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#243 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top100For 24 other topics

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Engineering

Wuhan University ranked 25th for Engineering in China and 106th in the World with 31,272 publications made and 491,081 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Remote Sensing, Automation and Control engineering, Nanotechnology.

RankRanking
#25 of 515In China
#40 of 2,141In Asia
#106 of 4,716In the World

Wuhan University
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990153
1991293
1992437
19933514
1994276
19952410
19965316
19976527
19989041
1999100165
200015496
2001175125
2002254192
2003416336
2004727618
20051055655
200611861194
200713061199
200816591876
200918782145
201016542094
201118432886
201215883650
201316734750
201418535219
201517687221
201617289012
2017184111112
2018201511715
2019230212002
2020238311413

Medicine

Wuhan University ranked 14th for Medicine in China and 234th in the World with 19,626 publications made and 365,564 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Surgery, Pathology, Immunology, Pharmacology.

RankRanking
#14 of 451In China
#36 of 2,003In Asia
#234 of 4,839In the World

Wuhan University
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199121
199260
199331
199474
1995106
199690
1997143
1998125
1999168
2000179
20019624
200216992
2003218146
2004320336
2005430556
2006486540
2007518628
2008591788
20097231051
2010752924
20118131201
20128781611
201311081974
201412263165
201513693931
201612707268
201715646667
201814105477
201918246061
20202681114716

Chemistry

Wuhan University ranked 21st for Chemistry in China and 122nd in the World with 19,391 publications made and 519,428 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Inorganic Chemistry, Biochemistry.

RankRanking
#21 of 471In China
#39 of 2,045In Asia
#122 of 4,409In the World

Wuhan University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19903415
19913110
19926313
19935421
1994317
19954532
19967331
199710853
199811988
1999149225
2000172188
2001159202
2002203229
2003319594
20044391106
2005503936
20066591631
20077131627
20087392148
20097892454
20107832333
20118143204
20128294054
20139984569
201411075075
201511956686
201612178223
201713449304
201814299897
2019163110256
202016479651

Biology

Wuhan University ranked 17th for Biology in China and 226th in the World with 18,760 publications made and 441,442 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Molecular Biology, Nanotechnology, Biochemistry, Immunology.

RankRanking
#17 of 481In China
#34 of 2,011In Asia
#226 of 4,578In the World

Wuhan University
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199071
199173
199298
1993117
199485
199564
1996282
19974822
19984230
199948143
20007741
200112175
2002195196
2003255357
2004363798
2005485739
2006516703
20075711124
20085911308
20097171676
20107081816
20117952621
20129283265
201310844364
201411364442
201513716621
201613588735
201715769040
201813047607
201915637650
2020193926426

Computer Science

Wuhan University ranked 10th for Computer Science in China and 115th in the World with 17,951 publications made and 185,825 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Computer Vision, Blockchain and Cryptography, Computer Networking, Machine Learning.

RankRanking
#10 of 531In China
#20 of 1,973In Asia
#115 of 4,494In the World

Wuhan University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199040
199100
199240
199331
199400
199540
1996120
1997141
1998253
1999304
2000337
20018813
200211527
200323421
200439859
2005704192
2006772214
2007853312
20081142382
20091341545
20101125795
2011971716
20128681149
20138971484
20149692185
201510463440
20169675467
20179114016
201810125091
201912045888
202015138141

Physics

Wuhan University ranked 28th for Physics in China and 163rd in the World with 16,699 publications made and 384,046 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Nanotechnology, Optical Engineering, Condensed Matter Physics, Biophysics.

RankRanking
#28 of 464In China
#52 of 1,914In Asia
#163 of 4,160In the World

Wuhan University
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990173
1991293
1992488
19934210
1994386
1995309
19965731
19976130
19988440
199985156
200011067
2001114102
2002130123
2003208300
2004301556
2005370591
2006443748
2007544907
20085571229
20096311615
20106071716
20116942319
20127052995
20137843544
20149533909
201510275728
201610937073
201711958587
201814399469
201916339822
202016899408

Environmental Science

Wuhan University ranked 10th for Environmental Science in China and 173rd in the World with 11,615 publications made and 118,275 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Geography and Cartography, Geotechnical Engineering, Meteorology and Atmospheric Science, Hydrology and Water resources management.

RankRanking
#10 of 453In China
#18 of 1,693In Asia
#173 of 4,129In the World

Wuhan University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199010
199150
199242
199340
199442
199531
199641
1997126
1998113
19992417
20002412
200177108
20027458
200313276
2004203175
2005378150
2006399194
2007537297
2008613201
2009764473
2010618565
2011743587
2012697982
20136411178
20147311539
20157401963
20166772401
20177042675
20186922663
20197722634
20208462746

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Wuhan University ranked 10th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in China and 321st in the World with 8,552 publications made and 66,453 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Law, Political Science, Sociology, Philosophy.

RankRanking
#10 of 525In China
#20 of 1,916In Asia
#321 of 5,152In the World

Wuhan University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199120
199200
199310
199410
199500
199631
199741
19981059
1999115
2000699
20018219
20029919
200320616
200443880
200557740
2006611161
2007636198
200863297
2009661160
2010575172
2011634264
2012412300
2013325232
20143771034
2015362868
20162101778
20172601539
2018254837
20193551255
202051211626

Business

Wuhan University ranked 15th for Business in China and 294th in the World with 5,986 publications made and 25,033 citations received. Main research topics: Management Information Systems, Project Management, Finance, Marketing, Operations Research.

RankRanking
#15 of 503In China
#28 of 1,617In Asia
#294 of 4,080In the World

Wuhan University
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199110
199200
199300
199400
199500
199600
199740
199820
199940
2000271
2001365
20026425
20039418
200420615
200529613
200632222
200744725
200851697
2009610112
2010564138
2011529185
2012353284
2013346242
2014301283
2015283415
2016141536
2017153472
2018130471
2019194726
2020241505

Mathematics

Wuhan University ranked 16th for Mathematics in China and 191st in the World with 4,878 publications made and 39,811 citations received. Main research topics: Blockchain and Cryptography, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Operations Research.

RankRanking
#16 of 477In China
#28 of 1,482In Asia
#191 of 3,475In the World

Wuhan University
Mathematics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199030
199133
199200
199320
199420
199551
199660
199790
1998121
1999104
2000262
2001242
2002383
20035915
200412019
200521047
200624872
2007297124
2008350128
2009372188
2010302128
2011303174
2012243207
2013265543
2014272409
2015276736
2016199868
2017254893
20182281226
20192801113
2020301815

Economics

Wuhan University ranked 13th for Economics in China and 262nd in the World with 3,160 publications made and 15,290 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Finance, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Actuarial Science.

RankRanking
#13 of 427In China
#23 of 1,185In Asia
#262 of 3,117In the World

Wuhan University
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199110
199200
199320
199420
199500
199620
199730
19984125
199930
2000281
2001246
20024234
2003520
20041203
20051522
20061657
200722010
200821711
200925346
201026294
2011287119
201217534
201316264
2014175116
2015161220
201684261
2017113408
201889384
2019107367
2020166561

Art & Design

Wuhan University ranked 8th for Art & Design in China and 195th in the World with 2,592 publications made and 5,992 citations received. Main research topics: Literature, Multimedia, Aesthetics, Creative Writing, Computer Graphics.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and therefore prefers institutions researching arts through computer science.

RankRanking
#8 of 414In China
#16 of 977In Asia
#195 of 2,801In the World

Wuhan University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199110
199200
199300
199400
199500
199610
199700
199800
199971
2000210
2001280
2002321
2003732
200413814
20051913
200622026
200721412
200827039
200927064
201021073
201121026
201214119
20139049
20148863
201510254
20164947
20173994
201848122
201959183
20206578

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for Wuhan University

SpecialityChinaAsiaWorld Rank
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology2567561
Social Psychology1748638
Psychology2578730
Sexology1970856
Child Psychology462061295