World League
University of Electro-Communications

Japan

University of Electro-Communications, 182-8585 5-1, Chobu-ketsu, Chofu, Tokyo

523 World
rank
31 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1945
Short name:
UEC
Type:
Public
Students:
5330
Faculty:
300
Faculty/Students Ratio:
18
:
1
Web-site:
www.uec.ac.jp
Region:
Asia
Location:
Chofu, Tokyo
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 523 39.113
Teaching 588 28.451
Research 393 46.593
International Diversity 512 33.136
Financial Sustainability 460 49.958
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 468 32.525
Research Perfomance Rankings 535 33.831
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TEACHING
World Rank: 588
Country rank: 35
Score: 28.451
League: World League
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name
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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: 393
Country rank: 19
Score: 46.593
League: Bronze League
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name
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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: 512
Country rank: 13
Score: 33.136
League: World League
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name
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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: 460
Country rank: 28
Score: 49.958
League: Copper League
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weight
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name
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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

The University of Electro-communications was originally founded in the Azabu district, Tokyo city as the Technical Institute for Wireless-Communications by Wireless Association in 1918. The Technical Institute for Wireless-Communications was transferred to the Ministry of Communications in 1942 and renamed to the Central Technical Institute for Wireless-Communications in 1945. Following to the transfer from the Ministry of Communications to the Ministry of Education in 1948, the University of Electro-communications was established as a national university in 1949. The campus was moved to the city of Ch?fu, Tokyo in 1957. The university has been run by the National University Corporation since 2004.

Mission Statement

Aiming for the creation and achievement of knowledge and skill to contribute to the sustainable development of humankind Education and research at the cutting-edge of science and technology for the benefit of all humankind The university will advance education and research at the level of a world leader in fields of science and technology with special focus on areas related to information and communication. 1-1 In order to build a safe, stable, and rich living environment, the university pursues education and research in cutting-edge fields of science and technology. 1-2 The university pursues education and research in information, communication, control, materials, and fundamental science, as well as other fields necessary for the future of society. 1-3 Through original research both theoretical and applied, the University aims to be a world leader in education and research. Cultivating international researchers and technologists to take the initiative The University educates researchers and engineers with imagination and ability founded on a broad perspective on society and technology, internationalism, and ethics. 2-1 Supporting education and research to strengthen Japan as a scientific and technological leader, the university educates students with the practical ability to contribute to the world. 2-2 The University educates researchers and engineers with strong ethical values, communicative ability