Jun 22 2023
Hokkaido University ranked 22nd in the world in “THE Impact Rankings 2023”
Times Higher Education, a UK-based higher education magazine, released THE Impact Rankings 2023 on June 1st, 2023. Hokkaido University is ranked 22nd in the world—and 1st in Japan, for the fourth consecutive year—out of the 1,591 universities that targeted the overall ranking. 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 is ranked within the global top 100 in the following categories: SDG 2: Zero Hunger (68th), SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation (95th), SDG 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure (45th), SDG 14: Life Below Water (27th), SDG 15: Life on Land (17th), SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals (53rd).