2019 tables: Institutions - academic

Table criteria

The 2019 tables are based on Nature Index data from 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2018.

2018 Institution Share 2017 Share 2018
1 National Taiwan University (NTU), Taiwan 82.43 75.11
2 National Tsing Hua University (NTHU), Taiwan 61.45 51.1
3 National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), Taiwan 26.42 27.2
4 National Chiao Tung University (NCTU), Taiwan 33.77 25.73
5 National Central University (NCU), Taiwan 16.43 16.72
6 National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU), Taiwan 13.88 12.28
7 National Sun Yat-Sen University (NSYSU), Taiwan 15.04 11.4
8 National Chung Hsing University (NCHU), Taiwan 5.39 7.92
9 National Dong Hwa University (NDHU), Taiwan 3.89 6.49
10 National Chung Cheng University (CCU), Taiwan 7.56 5.33
11 Kaohsiung Medical University (KMU), Taiwan 10.6 5.25
12 National Yang-Ming University (NYMU), Taiwan 7.18 4.93
13 National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (NTUST), Taiwan 3 4.58
14 China Medical University (CMU), Taiwan 1.34 4.32
15 Taipei Medical University (TMU), Taiwan 2.33 3.7
16 Chung Yuan Christian University (CYCU), Taiwan 2.59 3.53
17 Chang Gung University (CGU), Taiwan 4.74 3.01
18 National Taipei University of Technology (NTUT), Taiwan 0.91 2.92
19 National Taiwan Ocean University (NTOU), Taiwan 3.14 2.41
20 National Chi Nan University (NCNU), Taiwan 0.86 2.36
21 National University of Kaohsiung (NUK), Taiwan 1.03 2.17
22 Tamkang University (TKU), Taiwan 2 2.01
23 National Defense Medical Center (NDMC), Taiwan 0.9 1.26
24 Ming Chi University of Technology (MCUT), Taiwan 0.13 1.25
25 Tunghai University, Taiwan 2.19 0.97
26 Mackay Medical College (MMC), PCT, Taiwan 0.03 0.92
27 National Chiayi University, Taiwan 1.37 0.58
28 Mackay Memorial Hospital (MMH), Taiwan 0.41 0.48
29 Feng Chia University (FCU), Taiwan 0.13 0.44
30 National Ilan University, Taiwan 0.15 0.42
31 Hungkuang University, Taiwan 0.4
31 National Chengchi University (CNCCU), Taiwan 0.28 0.4
32 University of Taipei (UT), Taiwan 0.37
33 Chia Nan University of Pharmacy and Science, Taiwan 0.33
34 Tzu Chi University (TCU), Taiwan 0.32
35 Fooyin University, Taiwan 0.25
36 Asia University, Taiwan 0.12 0.22
37 National United University, Taiwan 0.16 0.22
38 National Formosa University (NFU), Taiwan 0.14
38 Tatung University (TTU), Taiwan 0.14
38 Yuan Ze University, Taiwan 0.9 0.14
39 Fu Jen Catholic University (FJU), Taiwan 1.5 0.13
40 National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology (First Tech), Taiwan 0.29 0.11
41 Nano Science and Technology Program, Academia Sinica, Taiwan 0.1
42 Chinese Culture University, Taiwan 0.13 0.09
43 National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences (KUAS), Taiwan 0.05 0.08
43 Chang Gung University of Science and Technology (CGUST), Taiwan 0.08
44 National Changhua University of Education (NCUE), Taiwan 1.58 0.06
45 Chien Hsin University of Science and Technology, Taiwan 0.05
46 Mackay Junior College of Medicine, Nursing and Management (MKC), PCT, Taiwan 0.03 0.04

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  1. The data behind the tables are based on a relatively small proportion of total research papers, they cover the natural sciences only and outputs are non-normalized (that is, they don’t reflect the size of the country or institution, or its overall research output).
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*The change in adjusted Share accounts for the small annual variation in the total number of articles in Nature Index journals. Share values have been adjusted to 2019 levels to calculate the percentage change. For more information on the adjustment, please see the Adjusted metric explainer.