World University Ranking

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

in the world
801-1000th / 1,799
in Japan
14th / 117universities


THE Japan University Rankings

in Japan
24th / 271universities (※In a public university 2nd)


THE World University Ranking by subject: computer science

in the world
401-500th / 974universities
in Japan
7th / 36universities


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

World University Ranking
THE World 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 universities Rank Ranking in Japanese
2023 1,799universities 801-1000th 14th
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


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 universities Rank
2023 271universities 24th
2022 273universities 18th
2021 278universities 24th
2020 278universities 24th
2019 213universities 26th
2018 258universities 34th
2017 292universities 23rd

World University Ranking
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 universities Rank Ranking in Japanese
2023 974universities 401-500th 7th
2022 891universities 301-400th 7th
2021 827universities 251-300th 6th
2020 750universities 301-400th 4th
2019 684universities 401-500th 9th

World University Ranking
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 universities Rank Ranking in Japanese
2022 475universities 201-250th 3rd
2021 475universities 182th 3rd
2020 414universities 201-250th 4th
2019 351universities 151-250th 3rd
2018 250universities 151-250th 4th

World University Ranking
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 universities Rank Ranking in Japanese
2022 616universities 194th 16th
2021 551universities 152th 15th
2020 489universities 190th 23rd
2019 417universities 160th 20th
2018 359universities 131th 15th