Universities in Kobe, Japan
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Kobe
12 out of 18
  • Universities in Kobe
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
23
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  • Universities in Kobe
  • (18 institution and 5 subject rankings)
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  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Kobe
  • Among TOP 200
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Kobe
  • 15 Dec, 2021: Latest URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance from Urap . in position #526.
  • 02 Nov, 2021: British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK published most recent results of QS University Rankings: Asia. Kobe University achieves position 64.
  • 25 Oct, 2021: New edition of US News: Best Global Universities. in position #548.
  • 20 Oct, 2021: NTU ranking published most recent results of NTU Asia. Kobe University achieves position 111.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Kobe

Computer Science
#146 
Kobe University
Agriculture & Forestry
#151 
Kobe University
Economics & Econometrics
#151 
Kobe University
Engineering - Chemical
#201 
Kobe University
Mathematics
#251 
Kobe University
Physics
#301 
Kobe University
Medicine
#301 
Kobe University
Modern Langugages
#301 
Kobe University
Education
#501 
Kobe University

Rankings of universities in Kobe, Japan 2022

#1

Kobe University

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (61 reviews)
  • #17 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #14 
  • #386 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #11 
  • #333 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#2

University of Hyogo

Student satisfaction: 3.9 / 5.0 (12 reviews)
  • #74 
  • #1201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #130 
  • #559 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #99 
  • #99 
THE Japan University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 25 March, 2021]


#3

Konan University

Student satisfaction: 3.9 / 5.0 (99 reviews)
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  • #136 
  • #567 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #169 
  • #151 
THE Japan University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 25 March, 2021]
  • #76 
  • #1190 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]


#4

Kobe City University of Foreign Studies

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (25 reviews)
  • #55 
  • #55 
THE Japan University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 25 March, 2021]
  • #358 
  • #8035 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#5

Kobe Pharmaceutical University

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (23 reviews)
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  • #64 
  • #995 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]
  • #227 
  • #5069 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#6

Kobe Gakuin University

Student satisfaction: 3.8 / 5.0 (47 reviews)
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  • #224 
  • #201 
THE Japan University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 25 March, 2021]
  • #204 
  • #3301 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]
  • #201 
  • #4689 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#7

Konan Women's University

Student satisfaction: 3.6 / 5.0 (102 reviews)
  • #227 
  • #201 
THE Japan University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 25 March, 2021]
  • #257 
  • #5420 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#8

Kobe International University

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (36 reviews)
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  • #225 
  • #201 
THE Japan University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 25 March, 2021]

#9

Kobe Design University

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (43 reviews)
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  • #268 
  • #5506 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#10

University of Marketing and Distribution Sciences

Student satisfaction: 3.6 / 5.0 (89 reviews)
  • #425 
  • #10641 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#11

Kobe Women's University

Student satisfaction: 3.4 / 5.0 (9 reviews)
  • #445 
  • #11421 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#12

Kobe Shoin Women's University

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  • #455 
  • #11626 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#13

Kobe Institute of Computing

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (10 reviews)
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#14

Kobe University of Fashion and Design

Student satisfaction: 3.8 / 5.0 (373 reviews)

#15

Kobe Shinwa Women's University

Student satisfaction: 3.7 / 5.0 (32 reviews)

#16

Kobe Yamate University

Student satisfaction: 3.5 / 5.0 (30 reviews)

#17

Kobe Tokiwa University


#18

Kobe Shukugawa Gakuin University


Kobe Key Facts for International Students

Population: 1529000

Time: GMT +9

District/province: Hyōgo,

Living costs for students in Kobe:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 102* (2% more expensive than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 144* (44% more expensive than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 94* (6% cheaper than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 464.31 ¥
  • Plug Type A
    • Residential voltage: 100 V
    • Frequency: 60 Hz / 50 Hz
  • Plug Type B
    • Residential voltage: 100 V
    • Frequency: 60 Hz / 50 Hz

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Kobe University ranks #1 in Kobe in our meta ranking composed of 102 university rankings.

Among all universities in Kobe Kobe University is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 28 rankings where Kobe University is listed.

Kobe University is ranked best in Kobe for Computer Science (Computer Science). See all rankings for the Kobe University.

Kobe University is ranked best in Kobe for Agriculture (Agriculture & Forestry). See all rankings for the Kobe University.

Kobe University is ranked best in Kobe for Social Studies & Humanities (Economics & Econometrics). See all rankings for the Kobe University.

Kobe University is ranked best in Kobe for Engineering (Engineering - Chemical). See all rankings for the Kobe University.

Kobe University is ranked best in Kobe for Mathematics (Mathematics). See all rankings for the Kobe University.

Kobe University is ranked best in Kobe for Natural Sciences (Physics). See all rankings for the Kobe University.

Kobe University is ranked best in Kobe for Medicine & Health (Medicine). See all rankings for the Kobe University.

Kobe University is ranked best in Kobe for Languages & Literature (Modern Langugages). See all rankings for the Kobe University.

Kobe University is ranked best in Kobe for Education (Education). See all rankings for the Kobe University.

Ranking publishers

British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS Employability Rankings:
Employer reputation 30%
Alumni outcomes 25%
Partnerships with Employers per Faculty 25%
Employer/Student Connections 10%
Graduate employment rate 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS University Rankings: Asia:
Academic reputation 30%
Employer reputation 20%
Faculty/student ratio 10%
International research network 10%
Citations per paper 10%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

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Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Criteria used in ranking -CWTS Leiden Ranking:
Academic research publication

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NTU ranking

Criteria used in ranking -NTU Asia:
Research productivity 25%
Research impact 35%
Research Excellence 40%

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Nature Index

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Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions:
Article count (AC)
Fractional count (FC)
Weighted fractional count (WFC)

RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Criteria used in ranking -RUR Reputation Ranking:
Teaching Reputation 50%
Research Reputation 50%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR World University Rankings:
Teaching 40%
Research 40%
International Diversity 10%
Financial Sustainability 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Research Performance Ranking:
Normalized citation impact (Citations of research publications from all university authors compared with world averages) 20%
Citation per papers 20%
Papers per academic and research staff 20%
International research reputation 20%
Share of research publications written in international co-authorship 20%

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Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking:
Alumni winning research prizes 10%
Staff winning research prizes 20%
Research paper publications 20%
Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index 20%
Per capita academic performance 10%

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Japan University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Resources 34%
Engagement 30% (teaching)
Environment 20% (diversity)
Outcomes 16% (employability)

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Criteria used in ranking -Best universities in the Asia-Pacific region:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Asia University Ranking:
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
Teaching 25%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 7.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Young University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Thomson Reuters

Criteria used in ranking -Most Innovative Universities Asia Pacific:
Patent volume 11.11%
Patent success 11.11%
Global patents 11.11%
Patent citations 11.11%
Percent of patents cited/Patent citation impact 11.11%
Patent to Article Citation Impact 11.11%
Industry Article Citation Impact 11.11%
Percent of Industry Collaborative Articles 11.11%
Total Web of Science Core Collection Papers 11.11%

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Urap

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Us News

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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%

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