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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 +382nd11th269th11th
Arts and Humanities +592nd30th506th26th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1584th44th1176th42nd
Business, Management and Accounting 630th31st443rd24th
Chemistry 1608th37th1088th34th
Computer Science 1638th39th1102nd34th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +483rd11th284th11th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 511th29th331st23rd
Energy 1627th37th942nd35th
Engineering +1510th35th997th32nd
Environmental Science 543rd16th295th16th
Mathematics 1647th35th1040th31st
Medicine +1684th52nd1213th49th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1898th50th1297th45th
Physics and Astronomy 1364th33rd939th31st
Psychology 589th31st518th27th
Social Sciences +344th22nd266th20th
Veterinary 673rd26th427th23rd

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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