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Foundation: 1991

Mission: Within the Catholic intellectual tradition and acting in Truth and Love, Australian Catholic University is committed to the pursuit of knowledge, the dignity of the human person and the common good.

Vision: Hope, faith and reason through opportunity, innovation and ethics. All our endeavours are grounded in mission. ACU will create future opportunity, foster innovation and embrace ethics with hope, faith and reason. The dignity of the human person and flourishing of society will engender every facet of our impact on learning, research and operations.



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 RegionOECDAustralia
Arts and Humanities 358th25th323rd22nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 831st88th754th82nd
Business, Management and Accounting 574th37th459th30th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 380th25th312th20th
Environmental Science 462nd31st374th28th
Mathematics 480th21st382nd19th
Medicine 651st54th601st51st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 904th68th799th64th
Psychology 135th12th128th11th
Social Sciences 353rd27th301st24th

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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