University of SydneyUniversity


Australia in SCImago Media Rankings

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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.


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 +123rd4th80th4th
Arts and Humanities +22nd2nd19th2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 173rd4th129th4th
Business, Management and Accounting 11th4th6th4th
Chemistry 1030th22nd665th22nd
Computer Science 106th2nd50th2nd
Dentistry 69th3rd49th3rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +304th10th179th10th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 24th2nd18th2nd
Energy 370th12th181st12th
Engineering +199th3rd107th3rd
Environmental Science 409th10th220th10th
Mathematics 210th2nd118th2nd
Medicine +43rd2nd36th2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 133rd4th83rd4th
Physics and Astronomy 558th12th381st12th
Psychology 27th2nd27th2nd
Social Sciences +17th2nd12th2nd
Veterinary 25th1st16th1st

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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