Kyoto University

WORLD RANK

2012-13
54

Kyoto, Japan

Region: Asia

  • Overall score
    66.8
  • Teaching
    77.1
  • International outlook
    26.3
  • Industry income
    76.4
  • Research
    74.8
  • Citations
    57.8

Japan's first Nobel laureate, Kyoto alumnus Hideki Yukawa, won the prize for physics in 1949, two years after the university gained its current name: since then there have been four more prizewinners from Kyoto's ranks. Its three campuses accommodate some 27,700 students and a faculty of around 2,900.