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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 areas/categories

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 +73rd3rd40th3rd
Arts and Humanities +17th1st14th1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 67th1st51st1st
Business, Management and Accounting 25th5th15th5th
Chemistry 342nd10th235th10th
Computer Science 170th5th89th5th
Dentistry 42nd1st23rd1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences +231st4th114th4th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 31st2nd20th2nd
Energy 331st12th166th12th
Engineering +239th6th131st6th
Environmental Science 145th4th56th4th
Mathematics 256th5th144th5th
Medicine +33rd1st27th1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 113th3rd66th3rd
Physics and Astronomy 268th3rd184th3rd
Psychology 13th1st13th1st
Social Sciences +10th1st6th1st
Veterinary 30th2nd18th2nd

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 visualizatión 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?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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