Top Computer Science Universities in Japan

The university ranking for computer science was developed by, one of the prominent platforms for computer science research maintaining reliable data on scientific contributions since 2014, with the aim of answering the question of what is the best computer science university.

The ranking uses h-index values gathered by May 10th 2021. It was based on a detailed examination of more than 6300 computer science researchers’ profiles on Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic Graph. Scientists from more than 1200 institutions and affiliations were analyzed. Show more

The position in the ranking is based on a sum of h-index values of all leading computer science researchers affiliated with a given university. The h-index threshold for being considered a leading scientist was set to 40 provided that the majority of their publications are in the area of computer science.

Please take into consideration that the research institution or university for a scientist is set based on the affiliation details featured on their Google Scholar profile.

University Details
Σ H-Index
57 World 1 National University of Tokyo

University of Tokyo

Scholars 20 5,802 Σ H-Index 1,111
169 World 2 National Osaka University

Osaka University

Scholars 8 2,453 Σ H-Index 400
207 World 3 National Tohoku University

Tohoku University

Scholars 6 1,709 Σ H-Index 310
225 World 4 National NARA Institute of Science and Technology

NARA Institute of Science and Technology

Scholars 6 1,872 Σ H-Index 280
240 World 5 National Kyoto University

Kyoto University

Scholars 5 1,338 Σ H-Index 246
242 World 6 National Tokyo Institute of Technology

Tokyo Institute of Technology

Scholars 5 1,048 Σ H-Index 246
270 World 7 National Nagoya University

Nagoya University

Scholars 5 1,287 Σ H-Index 210
520 World 8 National Waseda University

Waseda University

Scholars 1 318 Σ H-Index 54
566 World 9 National Kyushu University

Kyushu University

Scholars 1 290 Σ H-Index 48
622 World 10 National Keio University

Keio University

Scholars 1 214 Σ H-Index 41
632 World 11 National Meiji University

Meiji University

Scholars 1 86 Σ H-Index 41

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