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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 +421st9th280th9th
Arts and Humanities +569th29th485th25th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1748th50th1291st48th
Business, Management and Accounting 609th30th446th23rd
Chemistry 1519th36th980th34th
Computer Science 1570th32nd1060th28th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +504th12th314th12th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 500th26th346th20th
Energy 1913th37th1088th33rd
Engineering +1840th39th1166th33rd
Environmental Science 595th16th327th16th
Mathematics 1637th32nd1067th28th
Medicine +1830th57th1293rd53rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2008th50th1355th47th
Physics and Astronomy 1884th35th1256th31st
Psychology 559th29th497th25th
Social Sciences +309th22nd258th19th
Veterinary 530th22nd352nd19th

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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