University of CanterburyUniversity

New Zealand

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Foundation: 1873

Mission: The University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha will give you an excellent educational foundation that you will be able to turn into an amazing career.

Vision: The University of Canterbury will be recognised locally, nationally and internationally as a leader and model in its commitment to the principles and practices of sustainability and research, teaching and critique of sustainability in all aspects of its activities.



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 RegionOECDNew Zealand
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 608th41st541st10th
Arts and Humanities 416th32nd378th6th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 711th63rd634th5th
Business, Management and Accounting 328th27th261st7th
Chemistry 543rd37th464th4th
Computer Science 510th24th410th3rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 383rd25th315th4th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 444th33rd369th7th
Energy 305th20th203rd1st
Engineering 495th29th398th4th
Environmental Science 485th35th397th5th
Mathematics 578th31st480th5th
Medicine 731st77th681st8th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 741st50th643rd4th
Physics and Astronomy 516th30th445th2nd
Psychology 576th47th540th7th
Social Sciences 398th30th336th5th

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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