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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 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 258th12th216th12th
Arts and Humanities 409th29th372nd25th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 597th37th523rd35th
Business, Management and Accounting 444th30th354th23rd
Chemistry 486th31st409th30th
Computer Science 577th33rd476th30th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 251st12th190th12th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 383rd27th315th22nd
Energy 483rd31st370th29th
Engineering 507th30th410th26th
Environmental Science 299th18th217th18th
Mathematics 603rd35th505th29th
Medicine 597th40th547th38th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 746th51st648th47th
Physics and Astronomy 598th37th526th32nd
Psychology 399th32nd376th29th
Social Sciences 271st22nd227th20th
Veterinary 430th23rd324th20th

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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