World Rankings

World rankings

12bet体育代理The University of Adelaide is consistently ranked in the top 1% of the world’s universities. We are recognised globally as a leading research university.

This is measured by the best-known world university ranking methodologies available – Times Higher Education, QS World University Rankings and the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).

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  • 100% of research sub-fields assessed as world standard or above in Excellence in Research Australia 2018 results

    12bet体育代理The University of Adelaide is known for high impact research that contributes to world challenges and delivers economic and social benefit. The high quality of the University’s research is recognised in the results conducted by the Australian Research Council (ARC).

    For more information on our ERA results, visit our research website.

  • 106 in QS World University Rankings

    The University of Adelaide ranked 106 in the . Adelaide is the only university in South Australia ranked inside the top 250. Published annually, the QS World University Rankings provides an index of the world’s leading higher education institutions based on six performance indicators. The ranking features 1,011 universities in 85 countries.

  • 120 in Times Higher Education world university rankings

    12bet体育代理Adelaide ranked 120 in the . The Times Higher Education world university rankings lists the best global universities as judged across all of their core missions – teaching, research, citations, industry income and international outlook.

  • 137 in Academic Rankings of World Universities (ARWU)

    The University of Adelaide ranked 137 in the . This was a leap of 30 places from 169 in 2015. The University’s sustained progress is evident when looking at the ARWU over 5 years:

    Year 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
    Ranking 221 211 182 169 139 139 139 137
  • Top 100 in 16 academic subjects measured by 2019 QS World University Rankings

    12bet体育代理The University of Adelaide ranked in the top 100 in the world by  for 15 academic subjects:

    • Mineral and mining engineering
    • Dentistry
    • Nursing
    • Veterinary science
    • Medicine
    • Law
    • Engineering - Civil and Structural
    • Engineering - Chemical
    • Agriculture and forestry
    • Anatomy and physiology
    • Earth and marine sciences
    • Environmental sciences
    • Geography
    • Accounting and finance
    • Anthropology
    • Philosophy

    In four of those fields we are in the world top 50: mineral and mining engineering (26th in the world), dentistry (31st), nursing (42nd), veterinary science (43rd).

    In a further 10 fields we are just outside the top 100: architecture, computer science and information systems, economics and econometrics, electrical and electronic engineering, biological sciences, psychology, mathematics, physics and astronomy, English languages and literature and education.

    12bet体育代理In total we have 26 academic fields ranked in the top 150 in the world.

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  • 139 in CWTS Leiden Ranking 2019

    The latest  - founded on analysis of influential research publications rated amongst the top 1% and top 10% in their fields - ranked the University of Adelaide 6th in Australia and New Zealand and 139th in the world for overall research performance, out of almost 1000 institutions globally.