Keio University Ranked in the Top 100 Universities in the World for Six Categories of the SDGs in the 2022 THE Impact Rankings
May 2, 2022
On April 28, 2022 (JST), Times Higher Education (THE) published its 2022 edition of THE Impact Rankings. The THE Impact Rankings were first released in 2019 as a way of evaluating universities around the world, with the particular aim of measuring their impact on global societies through their achievements within the United Nation’s “Sustainable Development Goals” (SDGs). 1,406 institutions from 106 countries and regions participated in the 2022 rankings, marking the fourth edition of this publication.
Keio University achieved top 100 rankings in the world for the following six SDGs.
Goal 1: No Poverty 49th Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation 41st Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities 87th Goal 15: Life on Land 98th Goal 16: Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions 16th Goal 17: Partnerships for the Goals 94th
Furthermore, Keio University was within the 101-200 bracket for the overall global rankings. Out of Japanese universities, Keio was ranked third behind Hokkaido University (10th) and Kyoto University (19th) and was first among all of Japan's participating private universities.