University of WaikatoUniversity

New Zealand

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Foundation: 1964

Mission: To combine the creation of knowledge through research, scholarship and creative works with the dissemination of knowledge through teaching, publication and performance.

Vision: The Vision for the University of Waikato, informed by our existing high quality teaching and research, is as follows: We will deliver a world-class education and research portfolio, provide a full and dynamic university experience which is distinctive in character, pursue strong international linkages to advance knowledge.



Overall percentile


Research percentile


Innovation percentile


Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Universities sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject area

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal

AreaWorldPacific RegionOECDNew Zealand
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 601st39th534th8th
Arts and Humanities 369th27th334th4th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 847th91st770th9th
Business, Management and Accounting 312th25th248th6th
Chemistry 857th51st748th10th
Computer Science 676th42nd573rd7th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 448th40th380th8th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 320th20th258th2nd
Energy 546th39th431st6th
Engineering 564th40th467th7th
Environmental Science 491st37th403rd6th
Mathematics 623rd41st525th7th
Medicine 782nd93rd732nd12th
Physics and Astronomy 681st43rd607th7th
Psychology 538th44th504th6th
Social Sciences 403rd32nd341st6th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatiĆ³n allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

Where is the institution located?

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