Top 200 Institutions in Asia Pacific

The table shows the top 200 Institutions 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 rank 2020* Change in adjusted Share** 2015–2020* (%)
1Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)China1,904.575,8321
2University of Science and Technology of China (USTC)China486.381,3198
3The University of Tokyo (UTokyo)Japan468.801,3079
4Peking University (PKU)China455.671,65310
5University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS)China422.482,44913
6Nanjing University (NJU)China416.781,04314
7Tsinghua UniversityChina416.301,40115
8Zhejiang University (ZJU)China343.8384923
9Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU)China301.0886929
10National University of Singapore (NUS)Singapore289.8783832
11Fudan UniversityChina279.9376634
12Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU)China274.5069935
13Kyoto UniversityJapan268.9371138
14Nankai University (NKU)China248.5560541
15Nanyang Technological University (NTU)Singapore239.4662942
16Sichuan University (SCU)China229.2442045
17Wuhan University (WHU)China224.1852247
18Soochow UniversityChina208.3843255
19Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech)China193.3654160
20Osaka UniversityJapan189.9351462
21Jilin University (JLU)China187.6642863
22Seoul National University (SNU)South Korea187.2052964
23Xiamen University (XMU)China185.6038665
24Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST)China179.1647367
25Tianjin University (TJU)China169.2465773
26Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)South Korea166.9338376
27The University of Queensland (UQ)Australia156.2550681
28Tohoku UniversityJapan154.3546884
29RIKENJapan150.4764686
30East China Normal University (ECNU)China149.4033888
31University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney)Australia147.8451090
32Hunan University (HNU)China145.3829892
33Nagoya UniversityJapan144.0442594
34Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech)Japan139.0938898
35Tongji UniversityChina133.68415100
36The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)China132.51375103
37Shandong University (SDU)China132.09556104
38Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT)China126.47287111
39Hokkaido UniversityJapan126.40311112
40Monash UniversityAustralia125.21538113
41Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU)China124.85336114
42South China University of Technology (SCUT)China122.66308115
43Beijing Normal University (BNU)China121.81394116
44Lanzhou University (LZU)China119.99298118
45East China University of Science and Technology (ECUST)China116.17271122
46The University of Melbourne (UniMelb)Australia112.78577128
47Kyushu UniversityJapan109.85345130
48Nanjing Tech University (NanjingTech)China107.13204133
49Australian National University (ANU)Australia103.34355139
50Dalian University of Technology (DUT)China101.56213143
51The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)China100.68403145
52The University of Hong Kong (HKU)China97.68407150
53Yonsei UniversitySouth Korea97.25312153
54Zhengzhou University (ZZU)China97.25402154
55National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)Japan92.67379161
56City University of Hong Kong (CityU)China92.44310164
57Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT)China92.26216165
58Central South University (CSU)China91.48263170
59Southeast University (SEU)China89.53218176
60Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST)South Korea88.34217177
61Institute for Basic Science (IBS)South Korea88.04353179
62National Taiwan University (NTU)Taiwan87.44343181
63Beihang University (BUAA)China86.75374183
64Beijing University of Chemical Technology (BUCT)China85.08193187
65Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)South Korea84.44243189
66Jinan University (JNU)China82.30203195
67China University of Geosciences (CUG)China81.74229197
68Shenzhen University (SZU)China81.53275199
69Southwest University (SWU)China79.86126201
70Fuzhou University (FZU)China78.62146207
71The University of Sydney (USYD)Australia78.10368210
72Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)South Korea77.81269212
73Academia SinicaTaiwan77.11320214
74Indian Institute of Science (IISc)India76.45199216
75Chongqing University (CQU)China75.63178220
76People's Liberation Army (PLA)China73.91289225
77National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)Japan73.45260227
78Korea UniversitySouth Korea73.22298228
79University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB)China70.00166234
80Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)Singapore68.27286240
81Shandong Normal University (SDNU)China64.49131255
82Shaanxi Normal University (SNNU)China64.34126256
83Northwest University (NWU)China61.98131259
84Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)India61.01144261
85ShanghaiTech UniversityChina60.20263265
86Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR)India59.87205267
87Shanghai University (SHU)China58.31148276
88The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)China57.96205277
89Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI)India57.39210278
90Zhejiang University of Technology (ZJUT)China54.51131290
91Nanjing Normal University (NNU)China54.43159291
92Northeast Normal University (NENU)China51.9995306
93Henan University (HENU)China51.71119307
94The University of Western Australia (UWA)Australia51.00262311
95Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College (CAMS & PUMC)China49.86196313
96University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC)China49.67147314
97Wuhan University of Technology (WUT)China47.96100322
98Keio UniversityJapan47.37129324
99South China Normal University (SCNU)China47.32159325
100Hanyang University (HYU)South Korea47.13198326
101Yangzhou University (YZU)China46.87103332
102Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay)India46.32112333
103University of TsukubaJapan45.89245335
104Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata (IISER Kolkata)India45.4870339
105Donghua University (DHU)China44.84100340
106National Tsing Hua University (NTHU)Taiwan44.71190341
107Nanjing University of Science and Technology (NUST)China44.28110345
108Anhui University (AHU)China43.85116349
109The University of Adelaide (Adelaide Uni)Australia43.44245351
110Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST)South Korea43.39177352
111China Agricultural University (CAU)China43.30112353
112China Pharmaceutical University (CPU)China43.2980354
113Nanchang University (NCU)China42.87110357
114Central China Normal University (CCNU)China42.58152358
115Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS)India42.3676359
116China Meteorological Administration (CMA)China42.03128361
117Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU)China41.35179368
118The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)Australia40.29255373
119China Academy of Engineering Physics (CAEP)China39.87130376
120Qingdao University of Science and Technology (QUST)China39.4687378
121Jiangnan UniversityChina38.6286385
122Guangdong University of Technology (GDUT)China38.49106386
123Northwest A&F University (NWAFU)China38.0877387
124National Chiao Tung University (NCTU)Taiwan37.62112391
125Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS)China37.10138394
126Kanazawa University (KU)Japan37.07108395
127Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR)India36.7856397
128University of Wollongong (UOW)Australia36.72142398
129Shanxi University (SXU)China36.68148399
130Northeastern University (NEU)China36.3068403
131National Institutes of Natural Sciences (NINS)Japan35.99197406
132Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST)Japan35.7795409
133The University of AucklandNew Zealand35.56202412
134Hefei University of Technology (HFUT)China34.9073414
135Ocean University of China (OUC)China34.21188421
136Curtin UniversityAustralia34.03169424
137Beijing University of Technology (BJUT)China33.80118427
138Kobe UniversityJapan33.40144432
139Waseda UniversityJapan33.25108433
140University of Jinan (UJN)China32.8566438
141Henan Normal UniversityChina32.7297439
142Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT Guwahati)India32.1958443
143Okayama UniversityJapan31.67132447
144Hunan Normal University (HUNNU)China30.9185452
145Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST)South Korea30.9072453
146Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur)India30.6562456
147Huazhong Agricultural University (HZAU)China30.6183458
148Hiroshima University (HU)Japan30.45122459
149University of Technology Sydney (UTS)Australia30.33105461
150Yunnan University (YNU)China30.1576463
151Tianjin University of Technology (TJUT)China29.6262468
152Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Pune (IISER Pune)India29.55112469
153University of OtagoNew Zealand29.52142470
154Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras)India29.20140474
155Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology (NUIST)China29.17147476
156Chiba UniversityJapan28.8988478
157Nanjing Agricultural University (NAU)China28.3483481
158Jiangsu Normal University (JSNU)China28.2155482
159China University of Geosciences, Beijing (CUGB)China27.4776490
160Ewha Womans University (Ewha)South Korea27.0083497
161Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT University)Australia26.99101498
162Huaqiao University (HQU)China26.9340500
163Queensland University of Technology (QUT)Australia26.90133501
164High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK)Japan26.81190503
165Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU)China26.38101506
166Ningbo University (NBU)China26.1966509
167Hangzhou Normal University (HZNU)China26.0979511
168Qingdao University (QU)China26.0881512
169Nanjing Medical University (NJMU)China26.04113515
170Macquarie UniversityAustralia25.91138516
171Pusan National University (PNU)South Korea25.78111519
172Hubei University (HUBU)China25.0164524
173Hebei University (HBU)China24.8958527
174Southern Medical University (SMU)China24.5182531
175Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur)India24.3741532
176Anhui Normal University (AHNU)China24.3048534
177Chung-Ang University (CAU)South Korea24.2056535
178Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR)China24.17206536
179Wenzhou University (WZU)China24.1251538
180Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal (IISER Bhopal)India23.9932540
181Changzhou University (CZU)China23.3651544
182Kyung Hee University (KHU)South Korea22.96144551
183Qufu Normal University (QFNU)China22.9151552
184Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)Japan22.8391553
185Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR)India22.6672556
186Osaka Prefecture University (OPU)Japan22.5352560
187Griffith UniversityAustralia22.4290563
188Capital Normal University (CNU)China22.2354565
189Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA)China22.0761566
190Tokyo University of Science (TUS)Japan21.9060569
191Xiangtan University (XTU)China21.5754572
192China University of Petroleum (CUP)China21.1950578
193Renmin University of China (RUC)China20.8171582
194Hohai University (HHU)China19.7450600
195Guangzhou University (GU)China19.7061601
196Guangzhou Medical University (GMU)China19.5493602
197Zhejiang Normal University (ZJNU)China19.4155605
198Zhejiang Sci-Tech University (ZSTU)China19.3742606
199Shanghai Normal University (SHNU)China19.2255610
200Kumamoto UniversityJapan19.2061611

*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.