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Foundation: 1890

Mission: At the University of Tasmania we've a long tradition of excellence and a commitment to free enquiry in the pursuit of knowledge. We create, preserve, communicate, and apply this knowledge and scholarship in the global context whilst also pursuing distinctive specialisations that reflect our Tasmanian character. We aim to provide ongoing leadership within the Tasmanian community, and to contribute to the cultural, economic and social development of our island home.

Vision: The University of Tasmania has a strong vision for its future. We encourage you to come along on this journey with us. Here's a snapshot of where we're going: We'll be ranked among the top echelon of research-led universities in Australia. We'll be a world leader in its specialist, thematic areas and will be recognised for its contribution to state, national and international development. We'll be characterised by its high-quality academic community, our unique island setting and our distinctive student experience. Our graduates will be prepared for life and careers in the globalised society of the twenty-first century.


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 +254th13th201st12th
Arts and Humanities +417th29th379th26th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 594th35th530th33rd
Business, Management and Accounting 457th30th364th24th
Chemistry 536th34th456th33rd
Computer Science 633rd34th522nd29th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +275th13th208th12th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 352nd24th274th20th
Energy 531st35th423rd30th
Engineering +502nd32nd406th28th
Environmental Science 321st19th234th18th
Mathematics 619th37th530th31st
Medicine +648th50th579th47th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 651st49th573rd47th
Physics and Astronomy 582nd37th492nd32nd
Psychology 361st27th335th24th
Social Sciences +294th24th250th21st
Veterinary 547th28th391st23rd

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?

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