University of South Australia: Rankings

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The University of South Australia ranked 20th in Australia and 489th in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 100 in 10 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the University of South Australia is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 33,032 publications and 947,803 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 30 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#489 of 14,160In the World
#24 of 59In Oceania
#20 of 40In Australia
#2 of 4In Adelaide
#20 of 1,017For Publishing
#62 of 1,493For Education Majors
#67 of 1,057For Landscape Architecture
#1544 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#563 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top100For 7 other topics

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Medicine

The University of South Australia ranked 17th for Medicine in Australia and 406th in the World with 9,846 publications made and 298,604 citations received. Main research topics: Physical Therapy, Health Science, Nursing, Public Health, Healthcare Management (MHA).

RankRanking
#17 of 39In Australia
#19 of 50In Oceania
#406 of 4,839In the World

University of South Australia
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199010
1991745
1992918
19932334
19942828
19953929
19964660
199754147
19985799
199962175
200086262
2001125315
2002105395
2003124448
2004139633
2005157414
2006190907
2007235948
2008235981
20092561187
20104131520
20114501903
20125412462
20135892537
20146192663
20158143679
20168444216
20178354406
20187006323
20197792498
20208232383

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The University of South Australia ranked 19th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Australia and 231st in the World with 7,913 publications made and 195,011 citations received. Main research topics: Sociology, Demography, Political Science, Communications and Public Relations, Education Majors.

RankRanking
#19 of 39In Australia
#22 of 52In Oceania
#231 of 5,152In the World

University of South Australia
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199052
1991153
1992144
19931938
19942414
19952925
19964854
19973943
19985450
199959111
200073120
2001107198
200292203
2003137338
2004165407
2005182420
2006195543
2007229685
20083101060
20093371040
20103891050
20114111443
20125001541
20134701687
20145201742
20155621983
20165252136
20175611810
20185184071
20195281611
20205471616

Engineering

The University of South Australia ranked 16th for Engineering in Australia and 466th in the World with 6,029 publications made and 165,884 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Human-Computer Interaction, Automation and Control engineering.

RankRanking
#16 of 38In Australia
#18 of 49In Oceania
#466 of 4,716In the World

University of South Australia
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
1991137
19921337
19933842
19942921
19956939
19966382
199794145
19986286
199969119
200054161
200175157
200297174
200378166
200491138
2005144223
2006145298
2007173400
2008206458
2009243863
2010257896
20112951242
20123071440
20134122084
20144551803
20154982211
20164522232
20174122123
20183491588
20193601494
20203261324

Business

The University of South Australia ranked 16th for Business in Australia and 180th in the World with 4,545 publications made and 137,364 citations received. Main research topics: Marketing, Management Information Systems, Advertising, Project Management, Management.

RankRanking
#16 of 39In Australia
#18 of 51In Oceania
#180 of 4,080In the World

University of South Australia
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199010
199177
199263
199392
199474
19952519
19962844
19971882
19983131
19993661
200054191
200170165
200264163
200385298
200484139
2005108258
2006140489
2007159420
2008206627
2009239644
2010265946
2011242898
20123181043
20133441468
20143571517
20153401530
20163081507
20172891204
20181721628
2019222687
2020214945

Chemistry

The University of South Australia ranked 16th for Chemistry in Australia and 582nd in the World with 4,416 publications made and 158,934 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Environmental Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry.

RankRanking
#16 of 38In Australia
#19 of 50In Oceania
#582 of 4,409In the World

University of South Australia
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
1991911
19921222
19932352
19942134
19952624
19963555
199756129
19983056
19993394
200047112
200144173
200251245
200348269
200462122
200581194
200693287
200792351
2008116395
2009142818
2010175780
20112181298
20122261282
20133081907
20143432007
20154282182
20163841990
20173301917
20182871590
20192851615
20202581090

Biology

The University of South Australia ranked 24th for Biology in Australia and 732nd in the World with 4,319 publications made and 161,107 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Nanotechnology, Pharmacology, Immunology, Agricultural Science.

RankRanking
#24 of 39In Australia
#28 of 51In Oceania
#732 of 4,578In the World

University of South Australia
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199132
1992719
19931730
199489
19951381
19961856
19971721
19981862
19992273
200034102
200128127
200221122
200340167
200438127
200540184
200656330
200786369
200884236
2009104580
2010138594
20111961149
20122021074
20132701455
20143332107
20154242640
20164723048
20174572887
20183092465
20193311648
20203551295

Psychology

The University of South Australia ranked 18th for Psychology in Australia and 249th in the World with 4,182 publications made and 168,154 citations received. Main research topics: Education Majors, Social Psychology, Child Psychology, Psychiatry, Occupational Therapy.

RankRanking
#18 of 39In Australia
#20 of 49In Oceania
#249 of 3,753In the World

University of South Australia
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199012
1991949
19921115
19931537
19941716
19953022
19962966
19972249
19983273
19992683
200046151
200160147
200245135
200376332
200491386
200589369
20061041039
2007117575
2008148771
2009161880
20102231022
20112271059
20122691221
20132791279
20143161402
20153361628
20163041359
20173092709
20182161382
2019217627
2020244686

Computer Science

The University of South Australia ranked 19th for Computer Science in Australia and 429th in the World with 4,168 publications made and 116,276 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Management Information Systems, Human-Computer Interaction, Data Science, Computer Vision.

RankRanking
#19 of 39In Australia
#22 of 50In Oceania
#429 of 4,494In the World

University of South Australia
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199142
1992713
1993156
1994144
19952980
19962916
19973621
19984544
19994989
20004871
20015072
200291134
200388148
200496176
200510598
2006113678
2007136285
2008174308
2009191365
2010171315
2011183469
2012196514
20132731171
20142981021
20153011869
20162971621
20173141593
20182382778
20192471137
2020239846

Environmental Science

The University of South Australia ranked 23rd for Environmental Science in Australia and 460th in the World with 3,033 publications made and 101,438 citations received. Main research topics: Environmental Management, Geography and Cartography, Environmental Chemistry, Ecology, Geology.

RankRanking
#23 of 39In Australia
#29 of 51In Oceania
#460 of 4,129In the World

University of South Australia
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199010
199110
199243
1993116
199469
1995107
1996820
19971311
19981623
19991743
20002452
20012650
20022232
20033180
20043194
20053642
200655160
200763222
200882313
2009126523
2010121565
20111731042
2012192726
20132471407
20142612449
20152801306
20162691272
20172821354
2018166873
2019177749
2020192859

Physics

The University of South Australia ranked 19th for Physics in Australia and 676th in the World with 2,781 publications made and 82,207 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Nanotechnology, Biophysics, Optical Engineering, Medical Physics.

RankRanking
#19 of 37In Australia
#21 of 46In Oceania
#676 of 4,160In the World

University of South Australia
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199172
199234
19931533
19941211
1995156
19962439
19973156
19982240
19991223
20002076
20012698
20022888
20031845
20043232
200547105
20065588
200745149
200858159
200975459
2010104426
2011134594
2012146650
20131681064
20142311157
20152641220
20162301125
20172331297
20181951003
20192121154
2020198844
SpecialityAustralia rankOceania rankWorld rank
Nanotechnology1111307
Medical Physics1720511
Materials Science1718567
Biophysics1619629
Astrobiology2025677
Optical Engineering1922809

Economics

The University of South Australia ranked 19th for Economics in Australia and 311th in the World with 1,692 publications made and 35,566 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance, Environmental Economics.

RankRanking
#19 of 39In Australia
#23 of 50In Oceania
#311 of 3,117In the World

University of South Australia
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199010
199130
199200
199310
199441
199530
1996655
199792
199861
1999138
20002479
20011956
20022577
20032338
20042441
20052939
200651205
20075170
200862149
200981155
201073144
2011102260
2012109198
2013121350
2014147354
2015157395
2016126419
2017129476
201873311
201998420
202093399

Mathematics

The University of South Australia ranked 19th for Mathematics in Australia and 433rd in the World with 1,421 publications made and 31,901 citations received. Main research topics: Math Teachers, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Statistics, Blockchain and Cryptography, Operations Research.

RankRanking
#19 of 39In Australia
#25 of 48In Oceania
#433 of 3,475In the World

University of South Australia
Mathematics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199022
199110
199223
199321
199484
1995132
19961459
1997144
199897
19991713
20002082
20012343
20023485
20032934
20043967
200533116
20063598
20074899
200853278
200973102
201072134
201172130
201278165
201391213
201490194
201596376
2016105320
201793278
201880312
201990347
202067141

Art & Design

The University of South Australia ranked 18th for Art & Design in Australia and 245th in the World with 1,180 publications made and 22,132 citations received. Main research topics: Multimedia, Creative Writing, UX/UI Desgin, Game Design and Development, Aesthetics.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and therefore prefers institutions researching arts through computer science.

RankRanking
#18 of 39In Australia
#22 of 48In Oceania
#245 of 2,801In the World

University of South Australia
Art & Design Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199140
199230
199300
199420
199542
19961431
1997954
1998122
19991825
20001029
20011011
20022561
20032394
20043036
20052248
20062763
20074274
20084159
200964155
201058161
20116578
20126598
201387187
201473102
201570191
201670133
201776301
201865159
201985207
202079161