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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 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 100th5th76th5th
Arts and Humanities 23rd1st21st1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 138th4th113th4th
Business, Management and Accounting 18th5th13th5th
Chemistry 365th16th296th16th
Computer Science 128th3rd72nd3rd
Dentistry 111th3rd87th3rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 210th10th151st10th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 28th1st24th1st
Energy 362nd22nd252nd21st
Engineering 157th2nd91st2nd
Environmental Science 239th14th161st14th
Mathematics 197th2nd133rd2nd
Medicine 37th2nd33rd2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 87th4th57th4th
Physics and Astronomy 211th5th156th5th
Psychology 23rd2nd23rd2nd
Social Sciences 17th1st15th1st
Veterinary 26th1st20th1st

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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