La Trobe University *University


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Foundation: 1964

Mission: Advancing knowledge and learning to shape the future of our students and communities.

Vision: To promote positive change and address the major issues of our time through being connected, inclusive and excellent.


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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
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 502nd28th439th25th
Arts and Humanities 218th12th193rd11th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 476th20th407th19th
Business, Management and Accounting 313th26th249th20th
Chemistry 451st27th378th26th
Computer Science 472nd21st374th20th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 514th52nd446th42nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 381st26th313th21st
Energy 258th14th167th14th
Engineering 455th23rd358th22nd
Environmental Science 555th47th467th39th
Mathematics 556th29th458th26th
Medicine 484th21st436th19th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 633rd37th538th35th
Physics and Astronomy 390th18th323rd18th
Psychology 222nd15th210th14th
Social Sciences 232nd18th191st16th
Veterinary 344th20th273rd18th

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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