Kyoto University
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Kyoto University

National university located in Kyoto, Japan

From Wikipedia

, or is a national university in Kyoto, Japan. It is the second oldest Japanese university and former Imperial University, one of Designated National University and selected as a Top Type university of Top Global University Project by the Japanese government. The university is usually ranked among the top two in Japan and world's top thirty institution of higher education, and it is also the birthplace of the well-known Kyoto School.

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What is Kyoto University known for?

#92 World Rank
Chemistry
#119 World Rank
Physics
#128 World Rank
Biology
#150 World Rank
Computer Science
#152 World Rank
Engineering
#212 World Rank
Philosophy
#214 World Rank
Mathematics
#249 World Rank
Religious Studies
#279 World Rank
Economics
#312 World Rank
Medical
#339 World Rank
Communications
#366 World Rank
Psychology
#369 World Rank
Anthropology
#415 World Rank
Political Science
#441 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#484 World Rank
Education
#549 World Rank
Business
#556 World Rank
Sociology
#574 World Rank
Literature
#758 World Rank
History

Influential People

Who are Kyoto University's Most influential alumni?

Kyoto University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Chemistry, Physics, and Biology. Kyoto University’s most academically influential people include Motoo Kimura, Hideki Yukawa, and Susumu Tonegawa.

Motoo Kimura
Motoo Kimura

Japanese scientist

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Hideki Yukawa
Hideki Yukawa

Japanese theoretical physicist

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Susumu Tonegawa
Susumu Tonegawa

Japanese biologist

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Tadashi Sasaki

Engineer

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Thereza Imanishi-Kari

Brazilian scientist

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Masatoshi Nei
Masatoshi Nei

American geneticist

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Leo Esaki
Leo Esaki

Japanese physicist

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Hiroaki Kitano
Hiroaki Kitano

Japanese scientist

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Sin-Itiro Tomonaga
Sin-Itiro Tomonaga

Japanese physicist

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Kisho Kurokawa
Kisho Kurokawa

Japanese architect

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Akira Yoshino
Akira Yoshino

Japanese chemist and engineer, known as an inventor of lithium-ion battery

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Isamu Akasaki
Isamu Akasaki

Japanese engineer

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