Top 200 rising institutions in Asia Pacific

The table shows the top 200 rising institutions in Asia Pacific, ranked by change in adjusted article share (adjusted Share**) from 2015 to 2020*. Also listed are each institution's article share (Share), article count (Count), and percentage change in adjusted Share from 2015 to 2020*.

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Rank Institution Location Share 2020* Count 2020* Change in adjusted Share** 2015–2020* Change in adjusted Share** 2015–2020* (%)
1University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS)China422.48 2,449288.02241.2%
2University of Science and Technology of China (USTC)China486.38 1,319186.0965.8%
3Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU)China301.08 869173.94149.4%
4Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech)China193.36 541168.69948.1%
5Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU)China274.50 699129.4295.7%
6Sichuan University (SCU)China229.24 420114.16106.8%
7Tsinghua UniversityChina416.30 1,40199.8133.1%
8Wuhan University (WHU)China224.18 52292.1574.3%
9Zhejiang University (ZJU)China343.83 84990.5237.6%
10Nanjing University (NJU)China416.78 1,04387.6827.9%
11Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)China1,904.57 5,83286.945.0%
12Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST)China179.16 47378.8684.0%
13Nanjing Tech University (NanjingTech)China107.13 20474.28255.7%
14Nankai University (NKU)China248.55 60569.4840.8%
15Jilin University (JLU)China187.66 42868.9061.5%
16Shenzhen University (SZU)China81.53 27567.65616.8%
17Zhengzhou University (ZZU)China97.25 40264.99225.7%
18Jinan University (JNU)China82.30 20364.92449.5%
19Tongji UniversityChina133.68 41564.3199.5%
20Tianjin University (TJU)China169.24 65764.1264.7%
21Central South University (CSU)China91.48 26357.77189.7%
22Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU)China124.85 33657.1290.3%
23Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT)China92.26 21656.30172.3%
24Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT)China126.47 28754.9381.9%
25China University of Geosciences (CUG)China81.74 22954.17219.7%
26South China University of Technology (SCUT)China122.66 30853.4582.4%
27ShanghaiTech UniversityChina60.20 26352.33914.5%
28East China Normal University (ECNU)China149.40 33851.2655.2%
29Xiamen University (XMU)China185.60 38649.5038.2%
30National University of Singapore (NUS)Singapore289.87 83849.3421.4%
31Soochow UniversityChina208.38 43248.9732.2%
32Shandong University (SDU)China132.09 55644.9654.5%
33City University of Hong Kong (CityU)China92.44 31044.1998.3%
34Fudan UniversityChina279.93 76643.0619.0%
35Southeast University (SEU)China89.53 21842.6997.8%
36Zhejiang University of Technology (ZJUT)China54.51 13140.60339.0%
37Henan University (HENU)China51.71 11939.94402.5%
38Peking University (PKU)China455.67 1,65339.539.9%
39Fuzhou University (FZU)China78.62 14639.00105.9%
40Beijing Normal University (BNU)China121.81 39438.9349.6%
41Northwest University (NWU)China61.98 13138.21177.3%
42Shaanxi Normal University (SNNU)China64.34 12637.86156.5%
43Beijing University of Chemical Technology (BUCT)China85.08 19335.7177.1%
44Yangzhou University (YZU)China46.87 10335.62371.8%
45University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB)China70.00 16635.18108.8%
46Beihang University (BUAA)China86.75 37435.1172.3%
47Chongqing University (CQU)China75.63 17834.8391.4%
48Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata (IISER Kolkata)India45.48 7034.27357.5%
49Shandong Normal University (SDNU)China64.49 13133.71118.3%
50South China Normal University (SCNU)China47.32 15933.67281.5%
51Anhui University (AHU)China43.85 11632.92351.2%
52Hunan University (HNU)China145.38 29832.7130.4%
53Guangdong University of Technology (GDUT)China38.49 10632.41688.6%
54Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU)China41.35 17931.71388.3%
55The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)China100.68 40330.4245.6%
56Wuhan University of Technology (WUT)China47.96 10029.24171.9%
57Donghua University (DHU)China44.84 10029.09205.4%
58Nanjing Normal University (NNU)China54.43 15928.66120.2%
59University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC)China49.67 14728.14142.4%
60China Pharmaceutical University (CPU)China43.29 8026.53174.3%
61Jiangnan UniversityChina38.62 8626.27239.4%
62Northeastern University (NEU)China36.30 6825.43265.3%
63Southwest University (SWU)China79.86 12625.1848.6%
64Hefei University of Technology (HFUT)China34.90 7324.80280.0%
65The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)China57.96 20524.7779.6%
66People's Liberation Army (PLA)China73.91 28923.6949.8%
67Qingdao University of Science and Technology (QUST)China39.46 8723.30158.0%
68Nanchang University (NCU)China42.87 11023.21128.0%
69Yunnan University (YNU)China30.15 7623.10386.6%
70University of Jinan (UJN)China32.85 6621.93224.9%
71China Meteorological Administration (CMA)China42.03 12821.79116.3%
72Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS)China37.10 13821.78155.6%
73China Academy of Engineering Physics (CAEP)China39.87 13021.38125.2%
74China University of Geosciences, Beijing (CUGB)China27.47 7621.35414.8%
75The University of Hong Kong (HKU)China97.68 40721.2529.1%
76Northwest A&F University (NWAFU)China38.08 7720.94132.6%
77Nanjing University of Science and Technology (NUST)China44.28 11020.9296.1%
78Qufu Normal University (QFNU)China22.91 5120.751534.1%
79Tianjin University of Technology (TJUT)China29.62 6220.64260.5%
80Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST)Japan35.77 9520.47146.0%
81Dalian University of Technology (DUT)China101.56 21320.1025.8%
82Beijing University of Technology (BJUT)China33.80 11819.60150.9%
83Ningbo University (NBU)China26.19 6619.52340.4%
84China Agricultural University (CAU)China43.30 11219.4086.8%
85University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney)Australia147.84 51019.3315.7%
86The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)China132.51 37518.9117.4%
87Guangzhou University (GU)China19.70 6118.737130.4%
88Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College (CAMS & PUMC)China49.86 19618.5762.9%
89Shanghai University (SHU)China58.31 14818.1147.5%
90Institute for Basic Science (IBS)South Korea88.04 35317.8926.7%
91Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST)South Korea88.34 21717.7126.2%
92Hebei University (HBU)China24.89 5817.43264.7%
93Hunan Normal University (HUNNU)China30.91 8516.90130.8%
94Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR)China24.17 20616.88262.3%
95Hohai University (HHU)China19.74 5016.74729.6%
96Hubei University (HUBU)China25.01 6416.71225.8%
97Shaanxi University of Science and Technology (SUST)China17.95 3616.622405.2%
98Shanxi University (SXU)China36.68 14816.3185.6%
99Huaqiao University (HQU)China26.93 4016.28167.9%
100Wuyi UniversityChina16.50 4315.8629325.3%
101Guangzhou Medical University (GMU)China19.54 9315.42450.2%
102Nanjing Medical University (NJMU)China26.04 11315.28155.3%
103Wenzhou University (WZU)China24.12 5115.19188.3%
104Kanazawa University (KU)Japan37.07 10815.0672.8%
105Jiangsu Normal University (JSNU)China28.21 5514.96122.1%
106China University of Petroleum (CUP)China21.19 5014.61250.7%
107Qingdao University (QU)China26.08 8114.48135.6%
108Southern Medical University (SMU)China24.51 8214.20150.5%
109Ocean University of China (OUC)China34.21 18813.8472.3%
110Henan Normal UniversityChina32.72 9713.8077.7%
111Queensland University of Technology (QUT)Australia26.90 13313.77113.1%
112University of Technology Sydney (UTS)Australia30.33 10513.6887.9%
113Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University (FAFU)China16.14 4913.44632.7%
114Westlake UniversityChina13.80 6213.31N/A
115Zhejiang Sci-Tech University (ZSTU)China19.37 4212.95225.9%
116Jiangxi Normal University (JXNU)China19.15 4912.82226.6%
117Inner Mongolia UniversityChina14.09 2612.621309.6%
118Nanchang Hangkong University (NCHU)China13.76 2312.591858.9%
119Nanjing Agricultural University (NAU)China28.34 8312.5284.5%
120Qingdao Agricultural University (QAU)China16.18 3112.20359.3%
121Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU)China26.38 10112.2092.2%
122Anhui Normal University (AHNU)China24.30 4812.12107.0%
123Indian Institute of Technology Indore (IIT Indore)India14.91 4611.76449.8%
124Nantong University (NTU)China14.94 5411.66424.1%
125University of Macau (UM)China17.85 7711.62207.9%
126Lanzhou University (LZU)China119.99 29811.5211.1%
127Southwest University of Science and Technology (SWUST)China14.75 4311.50421.5%
128Huazhong Agricultural University (HZAU)China30.61 8311.0860.1%
129Southwest Jiaotong University (SWJTU)China18.31 3511.05167.4%
130Kwansei Gakuin UniversityJapan17.14 3810.98198.1%
131Northeast Normal University (NENU)China51.99 9510.9628.0%
132Vidyasirimedhi Institute of Science and Technology (VISTEC)Thailand11.55 2610.873944.5%
133Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA)China22.07 6110.5398.0%
134Center for High Pressure Science and Technology Advanced Research (HPSTAR)China15.64 5510.44224.7%
135Hainan University (HU)China13.94 3310.08299.7%
136Nanjing Forestry University (NFU)China12.60 4810.03473.1%
137Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology (NUIST)China29.17 1479.8854.1%
138Tianjin Normal University (TJNU)China15.47 319.62181.3%
139Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT Guwahati)India32.19 589.5944.7%
140Qilu University of Technology (QLUT)China11.05 429.39737.3%
141South China Agricultural University (SCAU)China12.71 519.34320.1%
142Hangzhou Normal University (HZNU)China26.09 799.3258.8%
143Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)South Korea17.15 399.00119.3%
144Changsha University of Science and Technology (CSUST)China11.32 368.82421.7%
145Xiangtan University (XTU)China21.57 548.5369.4%
146Wenzhou Medical University (WMU)China14.08 518.42163.4%
147Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (SHUTCM)China9.76 418.32765.9%
148University of Wollongong (UOW)Australia36.72 1428.2130.2%
149Guangxi University (GXU)China9.59 708.07685.2%
150Shanghai Normal University (SHNU)China19.22 557.9575.1%
151Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram (IISER TVM)India16.17 237.94103.7%
152Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT Roorkee)India12.27 187.89200.3%
153Central China Normal University (CCNU)China42.58 1527.8423.6%
154China University of Mining and Technology (CUMT)China9.26 237.70628.1%
155Capital Normal University (CNU)China22.23 547.6355.2%
156Kunming University of Science and Technology (KUST)China12.45 437.58171.0%
157Griffith UniversityAustralia22.42 907.2650.6%
158Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology (XAUAT)China9.77 167.26335.6%
159Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR)India22.66 727.2649.7%
160Chiba UniversityJapan28.89 887.2335.1%
161Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine (NJUCM)China8.74 397.20586.2%
162Indian Institute of Technology Ropar (IIT Ropar)India7.45 117.19N/A
163Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)Singapore13.97 487.03109.0%
164Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras)India29.20 1406.8432.1%
165The University of AucklandNew Zealand35.56 2026.7624.5%
166Yanshan University (YSU)China12.05 396.73137.3%
167Liaocheng University (LCU)China9.84 376.70240.1%
168Hebei University of Technology (HEBUT)China12.55 336.68123.1%
169JiangXi University of Science and TechnologyChina10.68 246.66182.8%
170Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IITH)India9.90 356.44206.8%
171China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC)China12.33 2536.41116.9%
172Sichuan Normal UniversityChina7.37 206.40910.4%
173Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IIT Gandhinagar)India10.34 316.40179.2%
174Shantou University (STU)China13.84 466.2989.2%
175Zhejiang Normal University (ZJNU)China19.41 556.2550.1%
176Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine (GZUCM)China6.58 196.256598.9%
177Xinyang Normal University (XYNU)China6.78 326.232031.9%
178Taizhou University (TZU)China10.72 286.22150.6%
179National University of Defense Technology (NUDT)China17.20 616.2059.7%
180Harbin Medical University (HMU)China7.01 306.13960.7%
181Zunyi Medical University (ZMU)China6.27 106.04N/A
182Tianjin Medical University (TMU)China16.28 596.0362.3%
183Wuhan University of Science and Technology (WUST)China8.82 296.01241.4%
184Institute of Nano Science and Technology (INST)India7.76 125.98398.3%
185Guilin University of Technology (GUT)China7.05 245.97713.7%
186Shandong Agricultural University (SDAU)China7.83 245.93365.2%
187China Geological Survey (CGS)China6.59 1825.901281.4%
188Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR)India59.87 2055.7811.1%
189Fujian Normal University (FNU)China10.89 355.76121.2%
190Xidian UniversityChina12.43 465.7191.1%
191Toyota GroupJapan18.95 465.7145.4%
192Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU)China11.59 325.67103.0%
193Guangxi Normal University (GXNU)China12.72 505.6685.6%
194Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC)China10.20 635.66135.4%
195Kyushu UniversityJapan109.85 3455.585.6%
196Luoyang Normal UniversityChina6.78 175.55563.8%
197Wuhan Institute of Technology (WIT)China8.19 235.51230.5%
198Chengdu University (CDU)China5.76 145.499140.2%
199Northeast Forestry UniversityChina6.10 185.491404.7%
200Hubei Normal University (HBNU)China5.81 155.474044.0%

*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.