THE(Times Higher Education) University Ranking Initiatives

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 In order to get an objective understanding of the situation our university is in, we are working on various university rankings by the British education magazine, THE (Times Higher Education).

THE World University Rankings

2021.9.2

THE World University Rankings Japan Edition

2021.3.25

THE World University Rankings

:Field Rankings

(computer science)

2021.10.6

in the world

601-800th/1,662universities
24th/278universities
※In a public university 2nd
301-400th/891st

in Japan

13th/118universities
7th/36universities

※THE World University Ranking
These are university rankings published by THE, including the World University Rankings, World University Rankings: Field Rankings, World University Rankings Japan Edition, Asian University Rankings, and Impact Rankings.

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THEWorld University Ranking

This is a global ranking of universities that has been published since 2004.
The data of each university is analyzed in five areas, namely "Teaching," "Research," "Citations," "International Outlook," and "Industry Income," and 13 indicators are used to calculate and rank the scores for each.
More than 60% of the indicators are characterized by research-related items.
The University of Aizu is particularly highly regarded for its internationality and ranks higher than the median in the number of citations of its papers.

participating schools

Rank

Ranking in Japanese

2022

1,662universities
601-800th
13th

2021

1,526universities
601-800th
14th

2020

1,397universities
601-800th
16th

2019

1,258universities
601-800th
14th

2018

1,103universities
601-800th
13th

Latest ranking
(https://www.timeshighereducation.com/world-university-rankings/2022/world-ranking)

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THE Japan University Ranking

This is a ranking of Japanese universities only, which THE has been publishing since 2017. Unlike the global version of the ranking, the data for each university is focused on the educational environment, the quality of student learning, and growth potential, and the ranking is based on 16 indicators in four areas: educational resources, educational enrichment, educational outcomes, and internationality.

participating schools

Rank

2021

278universities
24th

2020

278universities
24th

2019

213universities
26th

2018

258universities
34th

2017

292universities
23rd

Latest ranking
(https://japanuniversityrankings.jp/rankings/total-ranking/)

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THE World University Ranking by subject:computer science

As with THE World University Rankings, the ranking is based on 13 indicators in five fields: "Teaching," "Research," "Citations," "International Outlook," and "Industry Income," The ranking is divided into 11 fields, including "Arts and Humanities" and "Life Sciences," and the weighting of the scores is changed for each field. Our university is ranked in the field of computer science. In the field of computer science, the weighting of the number of citations of papers is lower, and the weighting of reputation research in education and research is higher.

participating schools

Rank

Ranking in Japanese

2022

891universities
301-400th
7th

2021

827universities
251-300th
6th

2020

750universities
301-400th
4th

2019

684universities
401-500th
9th

Latest ranking
(https://www.timeshighereducation.com/world-university-rankings/2022/subject-ranking/computer-science#!/page/0/length/25/sort_by/rank/sort_order/asc/cols/stats)

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THE Young University Ranking

It is a ranking of universities that have been established for 50 years or less, and like THE World University Rankings, it scores data on 13 indicators in the five fields of "Research," "Citations," "International Outlook," and "Industry Income," It is characterized by a lower weighting of reputation surveys in the fields of "education" and "research" than THE World University Rankings.

participating schools

Rank

Ranking in Japanese

2021

475universities
182nd
3rd

2020

414universities
201-250th
4th

2019

351universities
151-250th
3rd

2018

250universities
151-250th
4th

Latest ranking
(https://www.timeshighereducation.com/world-university-rankings/2021/young-university-rankings)

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THE Asia University Ranking

This ranking is based on data from THE World University Rankings and includes only about 400 universities in 27 countries and regions in Asia. The ranking uses the same 13 indicators in 5 fields as in THE World University Rankings, but the weight of the indicators is partially changed. It is characterized by a higher weighting of "income from industry" compared to the world ranking.

participating schools

Rank

Ranking in Japanese

2021

551universities
152nd
15th

2020

489universities
190th
23rd

2019

417universities
160th
20th

2018

359universities
131st
15th

Latest ranking
(https://www.timeshighereducation.com/world-university-rankings/2021/regional-ranking)

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