Hokkaido University

Hokkaido University ranks 10th in the world (and 1st in Japan) in "THE Impact Rankings 2022"

May 13, 2022

Times Higher Education, a UK-based higher education magazine, released THE Impact Rankings 2022 on April 27, 2022. Hokkaido University has become the first university in Japan to be ranked within the top 10 in the overall global ranking, out of the 1406 universities that entered the ranking, and 1st in the world in the category of SDG 2: Zero Hunger. The THE Impact Rankings assess universities' contributions to achieving the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Participating universities are evaluated based on submitted data and metrics from external sources.


Out of the 17 SDG targets, Hokkaido University was ranked within the global top 100 in the following categories; SDG 2: Zero Hunger (1st), SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals (12th), SDG 14: Life Below Water (17th), SDG 15: Life on Land (18th), SDG 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure (43th), SDG 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions (61st), and SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation (92nd).


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