Bronze League
Kobe University

Japan

Kobe University, Rokkodaicho, KobeNada Ward, Hyogo Prefecture 657-0013, Japan

305 World
rank
13 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1949
Short name:
KoU
Type:
National
Students:
15890
Faculty:
1880
Faculty/Students Ratio:
8
:
1
Web-site:
www.kobe-u.ac.jp
Region:
Asia
Location:
Kobe
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 305 55.117
Teaching 184 65.067
Research 385 47.251
International Diversity 551 29.012
Financial Sustainability 344 60.501
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 357 47.316
Research Perfomance Rankings 515 35.679
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TEACHING
World Rank: 184
Country rank: 12
Score: 65.067
League: Golden League
Dimension
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name
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weight
40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 385
Country rank: 18
Score: 47.251
League: Bronze League
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weight
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name
Indicator
weight
40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 551
Country rank: 19
Score: 29.012
League: World League
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weight
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name
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weight
10 %
Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 344
Country rank: 19
Score: 60.501
League: Bronze League
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weight
Indicator
name
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weight
10 %
Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

One of the oldest and leading universities in Japan committed to the creation of knowledge in a broad range of fields from Humanities, Social Science, Natural Sciences to Bio-Medical Sciences. Kobe University is known as a cosmopolitan university both at home and abroad for its frequent academic and research exchanges with overseas universities and research institution, and for hosting over 1,000 foreign students from 70+ countries and regions. Many of our international alumni are active in a vast array of fields in Japan and in their own countries.

Mission Statement

Kobe University, working in a spirit of integrity, freedom, and Copperation in keeping with its open and cosmopolitan culture and environs, aims to contribute to the global community through the creation of knowledge founded on universal values and the fostering of rich understanding and strong leadership skills.