University of Zululand: Rankings

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The University of Zululand ranked 19th in South Africa and 4329th in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 10 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the University of Zululand is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 2,778 publications and 28,196 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 8 notable alumni.

RankRanking
#4329 of 14,160In the World
#108 of 1,103In Africa
#19 of 26In South Africa
#331 of 1,005For Library and Information science
#442 of 1,003For Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
#486 of 1,013For Oceanography
#2444 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#7791 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top50%For 7 other topics

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Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The University of Zululand ranked 16th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in South Africa and 1426th in the World with 834 publications made and 4,457 citations received. Main research topics: Political Science, Sociology, Demography, Communications and Public Relations, Education Majors.

RankRanking
#16 of 24In South Africa
#44 of 267In Africa
#1426 of 5,152In the World

University of Zululand
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199020
199171
199261
199361
199451
199571
1996122
199772
199852
19991613
200064
200187
2002185
200373
20041620
2005103
20061218
20071723
20081815
20091811
2010218
20113124
2012488
20135971
20144462
20157353
20166522
20174820
20184442
20196542
20206041

Biology

The University of Zululand ranked 18th for Biology in South Africa and 2153rd in the World with 486 publications made and 8,204 citations received. Main research topics: Botany, Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation, Nanotechnology.

RankRanking
#18 of 24In South Africa
#89 of 264In Africa
#2153 of 4,578In the World

University of Zululand
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199152
199242
199310
199400
199541
1996418
199721
199851
199938
2000520
200132
200288
200363
200419
2005815
2006930
2007961
20081935
20092040
20102437
20111633
20121528
20132339
20143258
20153257
20163640
20173286
20182895
201946198
202050159
SpecialitySouth Africa rankAfrica rankWorld rank
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation812442
Botany16651349
Nanotechnology13291548

Environmental Science

The University of Zululand ranked 18th for Environmental Science in South Africa and 1517th in the World with 456 publications made and 8,622 citations received. Main research topics: Geography and Cartography, Ecology, Meteorology and Atmospheric Science, Oceanography, Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation.

RankRanking
#18 of 23In South Africa
#68 of 244In Africa
#1517 of 4,129In the World

University of Zululand
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199142
1992511
199323
199410
199510
199641
199797
199892
19991320
2000924
20011110
20021221
200366
200499
2005123
20061130
20071571
20081522
20091341
20102453
20112025
20121211
201326156
2014146
20151548
20163310
20172852
20182426
20192552
202043145

Chemistry

The University of Zululand ranked 18th for Chemistry in South Africa and 2522nd in the World with 431 publications made and 5,405 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Inorganic Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Radiochemistry, Nanotechnology.

RankRanking
#18 of 24In South Africa
#91 of 235In Africa
#2522 of 4,409In the World

University of Zululand
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199110
199221
199300
199410
199510
199651
199710
199810
199921
200041
2001412
20021016
200331
200466
20051126
2006615
20071016
20081123
20091334
20101534
20111118
2012912
20131013
20142542
20152131
20163671
201737116
201850160
201951154
202055143
SpecialitySouth Africa rankAfrica rankWorld rank
Inorganic Chemistry14471464
Radiochemistry16601466
Nanotechnology13291548
Chemical Engineering17531827
Materials Science18832477

Physics

The University of Zululand ranked 16th for Physics in South Africa and 2406th in the World with 417 publications made and 4,075 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Theoretical Physics, Nanotechnology.

RankRanking
#16 of 22In South Africa
#73 of 183In Africa
#2406 of 4,160In the World

University of Zululand
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199010
199100
199210
199320
199431
199520
199630
199763
199886
199952
20001115
200175
200275
200378
200466
200585
20061018
200775
2008911
20091118
20101121
201177
201297
2013910
20141727
20151927
20163370
20173773
201848147
201958142
20204299
SpecialitySouth Africa rankAfrica rankWorld rank
Theoretical Physics611743
Nanotechnology13291548
Materials Science18832477

Medicine

The University of Zululand ranked 20th for Medicine in South Africa and 2172nd in the World with 413 publications made and 4,211 citations received. Main research topics: Health Science, Physical Therapy.

RankRanking
#20 of 24In South Africa
#99 of 262In Africa
#2172 of 4,839In the World

University of Zululand
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199020
199130
199221
199300
199420
199531
19961019
199741
199820
199931
200020
200141
200243
200324
200478
200554
2006731
200757
200847
2009928
20101325
20111420
20122320
20131910
20142223
20152430
20162628
20172460
20182239
201940140
202063117
SpecialitySouth Africa rankAfrica rankWorld rank
Physical Therapy13371498
Health Science18621584

Engineering

The University of Zululand ranked 20th for Engineering in South Africa and 2904th in the World with 370 publications made and 3,147 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Nanotechnology.

RankRanking
#20 of 23In South Africa
#111 of 235In Africa
#2904 of 4,716In the World

University of Zululand
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199010
199100
199200
199300
199410
199510
199620
199710
199800
199911
200020
200110
200254
200356
200466
2005106
2006810
200782
2008911
20091020
20101220
2011712
2012129
20131712
20142023
20152225
20163546
20173094
201841125
201954126
20203793
SpecialitySouth Africa rankAfrica rankWorld rank
Nanotechnology13291548
Chemical Engineering17531827
Materials Science18832477

Computer Science

The University of Zululand ranked 15th for Computer Science in South Africa and 2406th in the World with 253 publications made and 1,681 citations received. Main research topic: Library and Information science.

RankRanking
#15 of 22In South Africa
#59 of 163In Africa
#2406 of 4,494In the World

University of Zululand
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199010
199100
199200
199310
199400
199510
199611
199700
199841
199910
200000
200100
200200
200343
200421
200540
200675
2007914
2008814
200977
2010125
201196
201283
20133553
2014156
20151710
2016158
20171314
20181629
20193049
20202346
SpecialitySouth Africa rankAfrica rankWorld rank
Library and Information science78331

Economics

The University of Zululand ranked 18th for Economics in South Africa and 1632nd in the World with 239 publications made and 636 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, Political Economy, International Relations and Diplomacy.

RankRanking
#18 of 22In South Africa
#57 of 156In Africa
#1632 of 3,117In the World

University of Zululand
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199100
199200
199300
199420
199500
199600
199721
199841
199921
200010
200111
200253
200300
200411
200520
200621
200710
200815
200953
201031
201141
201271
20131211
2014124
2015247
2016245
2017239
20183122
2019309
2020236
SpecialitySouth Africa rankAfrica rankWorld rank
International Relations and Diplomacy1118622
Development Studies1844776
Political Economy1226836

Psychology

The University of Zululand ranked 18th for Psychology in South Africa and 1919th in the World with 229 publications made and 1,387 citations received. Main research topic: Education Majors.

RankRanking
#18 of 23In South Africa
#47 of 118In Africa
#1919 of 3,753In the World

University of Zululand
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199040
199111
199220
199310
199400
199540
199632
199710
199830
199921
200013
200155
200245
200345
200410
200543
2006514
200700
200842
200931
201072
2011116
20121911
2013136
20142116
2015236
2016189
201775
20181012
2019146
20202011
SpecialitySouth Africa rankAfrica rankWorld rank
Education Majors20271043

Art & Design

The University of Zululand ranked 16th for Art & Design in South Africa and 2002nd in the World with 115 publications made and 162 citations received. Main research topics: Literature, Aesthetics.

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

RankRanking
#16 of 19In South Africa
#40 of 69In Africa
#2002 of 2,801In the World

University of Zululand
Art & Design Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199130
199210
199310
199420
199520
199650
199720
199800
199961
200000
200100
200230
200330
200420
200510
200661
200730
200860
200920
201081
201130
201241
2013101
201440
201562
201621
201793
201851
201931
2020614
SpecialitySouth Africa rankAfrica rankWorld rank
Literature1216721
Aesthetics1321895

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for the University of Zululand

SpecialitySouth AfricaAfricaWorld Rank
Business20692301
Mathematics21992856