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Foundation: 1850

Mission: To pursue the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge and understanding, attuned to the aspirations of society.

Vision: Our vision is unashamedly aspirational, aiming to position the University of Sydney as the best university in Australia and a leading institution globally.


Subordinate organizations:

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 +198th6th139th6th
Arts and Humanities +32nd2nd29th2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 143rd4th108th4th
Business, Management and Accounting 26th6th16th6th
Chemistry 450th12th313th12th
Computer Science 87th1st38th1st
Dentistry 70th5th47th5th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +405th10th233rd10th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 36th3rd24th3rd
Energy 296th10th146th10th
Engineering +150th3rd77th3rd
Environmental Science 359th7th179th7th
Mathematics 150th2nd75th2nd
Medicine +45th2nd38th2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 147th4th86th4th
Physics and Astronomy 424th10th286th10th
Psychology 50th4th49th4th
Social Sciences +24th4th18th4th
Veterinary 26th1st15th1st

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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