Osaka University
#387 Overall Influence

Osaka University

Higher education institution in Osaka Prefecture, Japan

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, or , is a public research university located in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. It was one of Imperial Universities in Japan, one of the Designated National University and selected as a Top Type university of Top Global University Project by the Japanese government. It is usually ranked among the top three public universities in Japan, along with the University of Tokyo and Kyoto University. It is ranked third overall among Japanese universities and 71st worldwide in the 2020 QS World University Rankings. Thomson Reuters, in its 'World's Most Innovative Universities' ranking ranked Osaka University as the 18th in the world and 1st in Japan.

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What is Osaka University known for?

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Physics
#188 World Rank
Chemistry
#227 World Rank
Biology
#244 World Rank
Mathematics
#268 World Rank
Engineering
#347 World Rank
Economics
#479 World Rank
Communications
#510 World Rank
Computer Science
#540 World Rank
Medical
#653 World Rank
Literature
#764 World Rank
Education
#828 World Rank
Law
#867 World Rank
Anthropology
#967 World Rank
Political Science
#1017 World Rank
Sociology
#1159 World Rank
Philosophy
#1182 World Rank
Business
#1225 World Rank
History
#1630 World Rank
Earth Sciences

Influential People

Who are Osaka University's Most influential alumni?

Osaka University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. Osaka University’s most academically influential people include Osamu Tezuka, Akio Morita, and Akira Yoshino.

Osamu Tezuka
Osamu Tezuka

Japanese cartoonist and animator

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Akio Morita
Akio Morita

Japanese businessman

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Akira Yoshino
Akira Yoshino

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

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Toshio Yanagida

Biophysicist

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Shoichi Sakata
Shoichi Sakata

Japanese physicist

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Hidesaburo Hanafusa

Japanese virologist

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Ryōtarō Shiba
Ryōtarō Shiba

Japanese writer

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Shizuo Kakutani
Shizuo Kakutani

Japanese mathematician

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Akira Hasegawa
Akira Hasegawa

Japanese physicist

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Pratiwi Sudarmono
Pratiwi Sudarmono

Indonesian scientist

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Osamu Hayaishi

Japanese biochemist

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Toshio Masuda

Film director

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