Top 50 Chinese institutions* in Chemistry

The table shows the top 50 Chinese institutions in chemistry in 2015-17 ranked by their fractional count (FC), a metric which accounts for the contribution of each author to articles in journals tracked by the Nature Index. Also listed are institutions' total number of chemistry articles in the Nature Index (AC 2015-17).

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RankInstitutionSectorFC 2015-2017AC 2015-2017
1Peking University (PKU)academic534.951,519
2Nanjing University (NJU)academic473.45784
3University of Science and Technology of China (USTC)academic468.18901
4Institute of Chemistry (ICCAS), CASgovernment434.371,292
5Tsinghua Universityacademic431.04942
6Zhejiang University (ZJU)academic360.18615
7Nankai University (NKU)academic347.30936
8Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry (SIOC), CASgovernment328.17685
9Fudan Universityacademic294.66543
10Xiamen University (XMU)academic286.36470
11University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS)academic277.051,379
12Soochow Universityacademic273.37454
13Sichuan University (SCU)academic246.10374
14Wuhan University (WHU)academic242.48384
15East China University of Science and Technology (ECUST)academic239.58394
16Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry (CIAC), CASgovernment236.60480
17Hunan University (HNU)academic221.67340
18Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU)academic220.41385
19Jilin University (JLU)academic212.39417
20Lanzhou University (LZU)academic212.10341
21Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (DICP), CASgovernment210.26352
22Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter (FJIRSM), CASgovernment195.11306
23South China University of Technology (SCUT)academic189.84341
24Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU)academic173.94381
25East China Normal University (ECNU)academic173.65288
26Tianjin University (TJU)academic163.80809
27Shandong University (SDU)academic136.75256
28Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)academic133.91347
29Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST)academic133.66293
30Southwest University (SWU)academic128.04151
31Dalian University of Technology (DUT)academic122.66243
32National Center for Nanoscience and Technology (NCNST), CASgovernment115.28302
33Shandong Normal University (SDNU)academic109.11145
34Southeast University (SEU)academic107.22176
35Beijing University of Chemical Technology (BUCT)academic104.83198
36Nanjing Tech University (NanjingTech)academic100.97238
37The University of Hong Kong (HKU)academic96.53301
38Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU)academic94.56202
39The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)academic94.50296
40Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry (TIPC), CASgovernment93.18210
41Fuzhou University (FZU)academic92.42149
42Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT)academic87.86157
43Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT)academic87.28178
44Central China Normal University (CCNU)academic87.08120
45Northeast Normal University (NENU)academic87.02132
46Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech)academic83.41182
47Institute of Physics (IOP), CASgovernment82.48315
48Beijing Normal University (BNU)academic78.15169
49City University of Hong Kong (CityU)academic74.35255
50Shaanxi Normal University (SNNU)academic68.92100

* Output of the parent institutions, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), has been attributed to their first-level affiliated institutes.