About The University of Adelaide:

The University of Adelaide is a public university located in Adelaide, South Australia. Established in 1874, it is the third-oldest university in Australia. The university's main campus is located on North Terrace in the Adelaide city centre, adjacent to the Art Gallery of South Australia, the South Australian Museum and the State Library of South Australia. The university has five campuses throughout the state; North Terrace; Roseworthy College at Roseworthy; The Waite Institute at Urrbrae; Thebarton; and the National Wine Centre in the Adelaide Park Lands. It has a sixth campus, the Ngee Ann – Adelaide Education Centre (NAAEC), in Singapore. The university operates several associated and independent research institutes and groups. These include the South Australian Centre for Economic Studies, the Hanson Institute for Medical Research, and the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI). The University of Adelaide is composed of five faculties, with each containing constituent schools. These include the Faculty of Engineering, Computer, and Mathematical Sciences (ECMS), the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, the Faculty of Arts, the Faculty of the Professions, and the Faculty of Sciences.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
World University Rankings 282 298 281 250 242 249 246 221 192 162 154 138 132 132 141

By Fields

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agriculture 98 99 76 68 52 63 63 55 51 53 60 60 67 73
Engineering - - - - - - - - 142 146 102 98 108 95
Life Sciences 260 224 195 212 244 222 218 214 201 215 211 200 198 231
Medicine 222 240 236 215 190 201 183 183 183 168 152 149 138 169
Natural Sciences - - 300 - - - - 266 232 201 162 147 146 137
Social Sciences 251 290 264 272 293 257 233 236 209 230 218 218 216 259

By Subjects

Subject 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agricultural Sciences 63 52 59 50 50 47 45 53 55 69 78
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - 160 159 151
Chemistry - - - - - 290 258 197 174 144 130
Chemical Engineering - - - - - 273 220 206 191 137 119
Civil Engineering 124 155 158 98 73 73 99 97 96 79 94
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - 152 141 166
Computer Science - - - - - - 51 42 46 70 60
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - - 239 270
Electrical Engineering - - - 242 118 67 85 44 50 75 65
Environment / Ecology 103 113 110 102 98 88 88 96 91 86 86
Geosciences 119 135 131 137 127 114 91 83 75 72 84
Immunology - - - - - - - - 206 197 230
Materials Science - - - - - - - - - - 138
Mathematics - - - - - - 395 301-350 243 270 351-400
Mechanical Engineering 254 205 223 205 173 225 185 120 111 113 39
Microbiology - - - - - - - - - - -
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - 178 191 202
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - 216 212 218
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - 250 267 266 263 247 283 261 262 351-400
Physics - - - - - 263 204 172 147 158 146
Plant & Animal Science 58 51 50 64 60 52 55 54 46 47 59
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - 166 172 169
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - 192 200 253
Space Science - - - - - - - - 187 216 208
Energy Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 104
Environmental Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 99
Biomedical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -