Top 100 institutions in life sciences in Asia Pacific

The table shows the top 100 institutions in life sciences in Asia Pacific, ranked by article share (Share) in 2020*. Also listed are each institution's article count (Count) in 2020*, its global rank and percentage change in adjusted Share** from 2015 to 2020*.

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Rank Institution Location Share 2020* Count 2020* Global subject rank 2020* Change in adjusted Share** 2015–2020* (%)
1Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)China279.019595
2The University of Tokyo (UTokyo)Japan95.9833131
3Peking University (PKU)China91.0629235
4Zhejiang University (ZJU)China71.3521254
5Tsinghua UniversityChina69.4025956
6University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS)China67.9145857
7Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU)China62.9424161
8National University of Singapore (NUS)Singapore62.6726762
9The University of Queensland (UQ)Australia62.1227763
10Kyoto UniversityJapan58.4119671
11Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU)China57.7017274
12Fudan UniversityChina57.0022876
13The University of Melbourne (UniMelb)Australia51.8633283
14RIKENJapan50.1022988
15Osaka UniversityJapan45.1716598
16Seoul National University (SNU)South Korea44.1314999
17People's Liberation Army (PLA)China42.20198102
18Monash UniversityAustralia40.33231105
19Academia SinicaTaiwan36.7098121
20University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney)Australia34.68174134
21Nagoya UniversityJapan34.38114136
22Wuhan University (WHU)China31.59117147
23Tohoku UniversityJapan30.10105161
24Sichuan University (SCU)China29.7194164
25Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College (CAMS & PUMC)China28.14139170
26Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST)China27.39108172
27The University of Sydney (USYD)Australia27.39153173
28The University of Hong Kong (HKU)China27.28107176
29Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)Singapore26.54130178
30University of Science and Technology of China (USTC)China26.42132179
31Nanyang Technological University (NTU)Singapore25.77121183
32Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)South Korea25.7191186
33Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS)China25.60102188
34The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)China23.64107206
35Australian National University (ANU)Australia22.2992211
36Nanjing University (NJU)China22.0565214
37China Agricultural University (CAU)China21.9363215
38Yonsei UniversitySouth Korea21.8676218
39Hokkaido UniversityJapan21.6674219
40Xiamen University (XMU)China20.1461226
41Shandong University (SDU)China19.76136229
42Soochow UniversityChina18.8649236
43Huazhong Agricultural University (HZAU)China18.8156238
44Nankai University (NKU)China18.4868242
45Kyushu UniversityJapan18.2578245
46The University of Western Australia (UWA)Australia17.74100250
47ShanghaiTech UniversityChina16.9695260
48Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR)India16.7741262
49Nanjing Medical University (NJMU)China16.1477272
50East China Normal University (ECNU)China16.1052273
51National Taiwan University (NTU)Taiwan15.8567275
52University of TsukubaJapan15.4369281
53University of OtagoNew Zealand15.3473285
54Institute for Basic Science (IBS)South Korea15.3365286
55Nanjing Agricultural University (NAU)China15.2152288
56National Institutes of Natural Sciences (NINS)Japan15.0276292
57Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech)China14.3667299
58Central South University (CSU)China13.8483305
59National Institute of Biological Sciences, Beijing (NIBS)China13.8353306
60The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)China13.6841309
61Northwest A&F University (NWAFU)China13.0630316
62Indian Institute of Science (IISc)India12.9328317
63Tongji UniversityChina12.7070323
64Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech)Japan12.3647329
65China Pharmaceutical University (CPU)China11.9123339
66Beijing Normal University (BNU)China11.8160342
67Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (WEHI)Australia11.7184345
68Korea UniversitySouth Korea11.5954348
69James Cook University (JCU)Australia11.1752355
70Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST)Japan11.1337356
71The University of Adelaide (Adelaide Uni)Australia10.9789358
72Capital Medical UniversityChina10.8785361
73Keio UniversityJapan10.8358362
74QIMR Berghofer Medical Research InstituteAustralia10.7678365
75Tianjin Medical University (TMU)China10.6639367
76Guangzhou Medical University (GMU)China10.2863375
77The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)Australia10.1168377
78Southern Medical University (SMU)China9.7544385
79Jilin University (JLU)China9.6835387
80Southeast University (SEU)China9.6130389
81The University of AucklandNew Zealand9.1959401
82Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University (FAFU)China9.0235405
83Kobe UniversityJapan8.8945410
84Chiba UniversityJapan8.7639412
85Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)South Korea8.7248414
86The Graduate University for Advanced Studies (Sokendai)Japan8.6955416
87Macquarie UniversityAustralia8.6150419
88Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)South Korea8.1034434
89Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)India8.0823436
90Chongqing Medical University (CQMU)China7.9023442
91Shenzhen University (SZU)China7.8542444
92BGIChina7.8445445
93National Cancer Center (NCC)Japan7.6438448
94Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU)Japan7.5743450
95Garvan Institute of Medical ResearchAustralia7.5650454
96National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)Japan7.4435462
97Wenzhou Medical University (WMU)China7.1433474
98Okayama UniversityJapan7.1337475
99Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science (IGAKUKEN)Japan7.1126476
100Southwest University (SWU)China7.0814477

*Data from the latest full year available at time of publication, September 2019–August 2020.
**Adjusted Share is calculated by adjusting Share values to 2019 levels.