Top 100 institutions in physical sciences in Asia Pacific

The table shows the top 100 institutions in physical 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)China569.022,0601
2The University of Tokyo (UTokyo)Japan219.086596
3University of Science and Technology of China (USTC)China185.456189
4Tsinghua UniversityChina172.6771010
5Peking University (PKU)China166.9467012
6University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS)China136.5885616
7National University of Singapore (NUS)Singapore136.1134317
8Nanjing University (NJU)China133.5043218
9Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU)China116.1738923
10Zhejiang University (ZJU)China105.1733628
11Nanyang Technological University (NTU)Singapore103.3527629
12Fudan UniversityChina93.8928632
13Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)South Korea91.8720934
14Soochow UniversityChina83.3221039
15Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST)China78.7121343
16Kyoto UniversityJapan76.6723945
17National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)Japan71.6330051
18Tohoku UniversityJapan70.7323453
19Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech)China70.3721654
20Seoul National University (SNU)South Korea67.0725356
21RIKENJapan65.5631257
22Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU)China63.6722159
23Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU)China62.6616561
24Beihang University (BUAA)China59.3928966
25Jilin University (JLU)China57.8414669
26Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST)South Korea55.7413970
27Tianjin University (TJU)China55.5617571
28Wuhan University (WHU)China54.9318972
29Nankai University (NKU)China51.3917778
30Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)South Korea49.4518384
31Osaka UniversityJapan48.9619485
32Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT)China47.6412788
33The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)China47.4916989
34Yonsei UniversitySouth Korea46.6316591
35City University of Hong Kong (CityU)China45.3914596
36Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)South Korea42.98130100
37Sichuan University (SCU)China42.7097103
38Institute for Basic Science (IBS)South Korea42.52189104
39Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech)Japan41.72176106
40South China University of Technology (SCUT)China40.2499111
41University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney)Australia39.67140113
42Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI)India39.44175114
43Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR)India39.13156115
44Xiamen University (XMU)China38.8097117
45Shandong University (SDU)China36.34158126
46Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT)China36.26109128
47East China Normal University (ECNU)China35.93108131
48Shenzhen University (SZU)China35.70124133
49Nagoya UniversityJapan35.10159135
50Hunan University (HNU)China35.03107136
51Southeast University (SEU)China34.72106138
52Korea UniversitySouth Korea34.27175142
53Australian National University (ANU)Australia34.10129144
54Kyushu UniversityJapan32.79136151
55University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC)China32.4689152
56University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB)China32.2284155
57The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)China31.52151157
58National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)Japan31.14119161
59National Taiwan University (NTU)Taiwan30.78173165
60Indian Institute of Science (IISc)India30.70125166
61The University of Queensland (UQ)Australia30.3880169
62The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)China29.9492174
63Beijing Normal University (BNU)China29.6296176
64Monash UniversityAustralia29.22165177
65The University of Melbourne (UniMelb)Australia29.10164178
66Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)Singapore28.68116179
67Tongji UniversityChina27.5977189
68Donghua University (DHU)China27.2359191
69Hokkaido UniversityJapan27.1173192
70Chongqing University (CQU)China26.2269200
71Beijing University of Chemical Technology (BUCT)China26.1665203
72National Tsing Hua University (NTHU)Taiwan26.02137206
73Lanzhou University (LZU)China25.6297208
74Zhengzhou University (ZZU)China25.58137210
75Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST)South Korea23.95105226
76Hanyang University (HYU)South Korea23.68136227
77Jinan University (JNU)China23.1850232
78China Academy of Engineering Physics (CAEP)China23.1374233
79ShanghaiTech UniversityChina22.9399235
80Central South University (CSU)China22.4273239
81The University of Hong Kong (HKU)China21.51135244
82The University of Sydney (USYD)Australia20.65141251
83Nanjing University of Science and Technology (NUST)China20.3554252
84Dalian University of Technology (DUT)China19.7758254
85High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK)Japan19.26155258
86South China Normal University (SCNU)China18.8489262
87Nanjing Tech University (NanjingTech)China18.7652264
88Keio UniversityJapan18.5844265
89Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU)China18.5490268
90National Chiao Tung University (NCTU)Taiwan17.5867282
91Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST)Japan16.9940288
92Wuhan University of Technology (WUT)China16.9043290
93Shanghai University (SHU)China16.8354291
94Shanxi University (SXU)China16.8197292
95University of TsukubaJapan16.58134297
96University of Wollongong (UOW)Australia16.5657298
97Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST)South Korea15.3040315
98Academia SinicaTaiwan14.88147318
99Swinburne University of TechnologyAustralia14.6368319
100Hunan Normal University (HUNNU)China14.5746321

*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.