Facts and Figures

People

Employees

As of September 2022, OIST has 1,080 employees from 60 countries and territories.

  Number International Women
Faculty 89 55 (62%) 16(18%)
Research Unit Staff 504 296 (59%) 215 (43%)
Research Support Staff 92 32 (35%) 37 (40%)
Administrative Staff 395 88 (22%) 265 (67%)
Total 1,080 471 (44%) 533 (49%)

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PhD Students

As of September 2022, OIST has 269 PhD students from 53 countries and territories (Including students enrolling in May 2022).

  Total % International % Women
PhD Students 269 81% 40%

PhD Student Nationalities and Territories

Algeria
1
Argentina
1
Australia
1
Belgium
1
Botswana
1
Brazil
2
Canada
2
China
16
Colombia
1
Croatia
1
Cyprus
1
Ecuador
1
Egypt
4
Finland
1
France
6
Georgia
1
Germany
9
Greece
2
HongKong
1
Hungary
1
India
35
Indonesia
4
Iran
2
Ireland
1
Israel
2
Italy
5
Japan
51
Kazakhstan
6
Latvia
1
Lebanon
1
Lesotho
1
Madagascar
1
Malaysia
2
Mexico
6
Netherlands
4
Pakistan
1
Peru
1
Philippines
6
Poland
2
Romania
1
Russian Federation
19
Singapore
1
Slovenia
1
South Korea
2
Spain
4
Sri Lanka
1
Switzerland
5
Taiwan
13
Thailand
1
Ukraine
1
United Kingdom
20
United States
12
Viet Nam
2
 
 

Number of Students Admitted per Academic Year

       
Year Total % International % Women
2012 34 85% 29%
2013 20 75% 25%
2014 27 78% 44%
2015 24 92% 29%
2016 35 83% 49%
2017 37 87% 35%
2018 34 97% 41%
2019 52 83% 38%
2020 62 79% 48%
2021 44 77% 32%
2022 37 81% 32%

Visitors

Number of Visitors to OIST

   
Fiscal Year Number of Visitors
2019 25,290
2018 27,673
2017 32,083
2016 35,919
2015 35,495
2014 41,009
2013 39,984
2012 21,475
2011 10,565

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Science Festival

OIST has held its annual Science Festival since FY2008. The number of participants increased from 629 up to 5000 in 6 yrs.

   
Fiscal Year Number of Participants
2019 5,200
2018 4,500
2017 5,300
2016 5,200
2015 5,000
2014 5,000
2013 5,000
2012 4,075
2011 3,012
2010 2,130
2009 471
2008 629

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