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Foundation: 1853

Mission: Information not localized

Vision: As one of the finest universities in the world, the University of Melbourne is committed to creating international outcomes, and to fostering brilliant, innovative and inspiring research. We prepare graduates to make their own impact, offering education that stimulates, challenges and fulfils our students, leading to meaningful careers and the skills to make profound contributions to society.


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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 85th4th64th4th
Arts and Humanities 35th2nd30th2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 59th1st50th1st
Business, Management and Accounting 27th6th21st6th
Chemistry 260th11th198th11th
Computer Science 158th4th95th4th
Dentistry 52nd1st37th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 217th11th157th11th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 30th3rd26th3rd
Energy 238th12th150th12th
Engineering 209th7th133rd7th
Environmental Science 121st6th69th6th
Mathematics 222nd3rd154th3rd
Medicine 32nd1st29th1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 86th3rd56th3rd
Physics and Astronomy 183rd2nd132nd2nd
Psychology 27th3rd27th3rd
Social Sciences 20th3rd18th3rd
Veterinary 35th2nd29th2nd

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.

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