About Okayama University:

Okayama University, an official educational institution of knowledge, is committed to the middle-term goal "Building up a new paradigm for the sustainable evolution of human society" in order to provide substance to our society's commitment to knowledge. Okayama University, one of Japan's leading universities, is situated on an extensive campus and has eleven faculties and Master's and Doctoral courses embracing humanities, social, natural, environmental and life sciences, and pedagogics. Approximately 14,000 students including 600 international students currently enjoy life at this university, and 3,000 staff are engaged in educational and research activities, and university management.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
World University Rankings 296 300 319 337 344 330 312 344 378 411 423 468 493 501-550 551-600

By Fields

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agriculture 282 272 254 196 294 231 261 - - 301-350 401-450 401-450 351-400 451-500
Engineering - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Life Sciences 292 - - - - - - - - 401-450 451-500 451-500 451-500 451-500
Medicine 253 268 287 300 287 275 296 - - 351-400 301-350 351-400 401-450 451-500
Natural Sciences - - - - - - - - - 401-450 401-450 451-500 401-450 -
Social Sciences - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

By Subjects

Subject 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agricultural Sciences 255 294 - - - - - - - 451-500 -
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - - - -
Chemistry - - - - - - 451-500 401-450 451-500 451-500 -
Chemical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -
Civil Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - 351-400 401-450 401-450
Computer Science - - - - - - - - - - -
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - - - -
Electrical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -
Environment / Ecology - - - - - - - - - - -
Geosciences 289 292 - - - - - - - - -
Immunology - - - - - - - - - - -
Materials Science - - - - - - - - - - -
Mathematics - - - - - - - - - - -
Mechanical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -
Microbiology - - - - - - - - - - -
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - - - -
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - - - -
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - 272 296 - - - 401-450 401-450 451-500 451-500 -
Physics - - 245 274 - - 301-350 351-400 301-350 299 351-400
Plant & Animal Science 84 120 95 97 131 147 135 170 166 126 149
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - - - -
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - - - -
Space Science - - - - - - - - - - -
Energy Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -
Environmental Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -
Biomedical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -