QS World University Rankings
The QS World University Rankings have been published annually by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) since 2004. The overall ranking score of each university is calculated by methodology based on the aggregation of six weighted indicators.
QS World University Rankings Official Website
The QS World University Rankings 2023 were published in June 2022. Kyoto University was ranked 36th among 1,422 universities from 100 countries and regions–within the world’s top 3%. Only one other Japanese university was ranked in the top 50.
Kyoto University was particularly highly evaluated in the "Academic Reputation" (21st) and "Employer Reputation" (15th) indicators.
|Citations per Faculty||20%|
|Faculty Student Ratio||20%|
|International Faculty Ratio||5%|
|International Students Ratio||5%|
QS Asia University Rankings
The QS Asia University Rankings are regional rankings of Asian universities published annually since 2009. They use a similar evaluation method to the QS World University Rankings but with several additional indicators. The indicators are recalibrated to reflect the characteristics of the region.
QS Asia University Rankings Official Website
The QS Asia University Rankings 2023 were published in November 2022. Kyoto University was ranked 16th among 760 universities. Only two other Japanese universities were ranked in the top 20.
Kyoto University was particularly highly evaluated in the "Academic Reputation" (5th) and "Employer Reputation" (2nd) indicators.
|Faculty Student Ratio||10%|
|International Research Network||10%|
|Citations per Paper||10%|
|Papers per Faculty||5%|
|Staff with a PhD||5%|
|Proportion of International Faculty||2.5%|
|Proportion of International Students||2.5%|
|Proportion of Inbound Exchange Students||2.5%|
|Proportion of Outbound Exchange Students||2.5%|