Shibaura Institute of Technology

Shibaura Institute of Technology ranked 1201+ in the THE World University Rankings 2022, and 5th among private universities in Japan for "International Outlook"!

October 24, 2022

Shibaura Institute of Technology (SIT) has been ranked 1201+ in the THE World University Rankings 2022 released on October 11, 2022 by Times Higher Education (THE), a British magazine specializing in higher education. SIT was ranked 14th among all Japanese universities and 5th among private universities for "International Outlook", one of the five evaluation categories. In addition, among universities in Japan, SIT's score for "Research" was 28th overall and 6th among private universities, while its "Industry Income" score was also 7th among private universities.



Top 5 Private Universities in Japan for "International Outlook"

※ ( ) Score for previous year

No.Overall RankUniversity NameScore for "International Outlook"
1 1001-1200 Rikkyo University 49.2 (44.6)
2 1501+ Sophia University 47.2 (30.5)
3 1201+ Waseda University 47(30.5)
4 1201-1500 Ritsumeikan University 40.1 (20.4)
5 1201-1500 Shibaura Institute of Technology 38.8 (24.2)

Shibaura Institute of Technology's breakthrough: 28th in Japan for "Research" (6th among private institutions, respectively)

SIT has been included in this ranking every year since the 2017 edition, and its score has increased every year. Especially in the field of "Research", the number of papers and external research funds have been steadily increasing due to the improvement of its research environment, including the deployment of laboratory equipment in the Techno Plaza. Its score for "Research" ranked 28th in Japan. With regard to research, the Bay Area Open Innovation Center (BOICE)was established in the new Centennial Main Building, which opened in 2022. We will continue to further enhance this center.

In terms of "Industry Income," SIT ranked 7th among private universities, showing that its research, which can be implemented in society through industry-academia collaboration activities such as active joint research with companies, is producing results.
SIT is also the only science and engineering university to be ranked for "International Outlook" among the top 10 private universities, most of which are comprehensive universities.

What is the THE World University Rankings, which includes over 1,799 universities (the largest number ever)?

The THE World University Rankings, released annually by THE since 2004, is based on the following five categories: teaching, research, citations, and industry income, and 13 indicators. A record number of 1799 universities from 104 countries and regions are ranked in the 2022 edition.
Times Higher Education World University Rankings