About 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 2022
World University Rankings 282 298 281 250 242 249 246 221 192 162 154 138 132 132 141 113

By Fields

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Agriculture 98 99 76 68 52 63 63 55 51 53 60 60 67 73 63
Engineering - - - - - - - - 142 146 102 98 108 95 91
Life Sciences 260 224 195 212 244 222 218 214 201 215 211 200 198 231 219
Medicine 222 240 236 215 190 201 183 183 183 168 152 149 138 169 183
Natural Sciences - - 300 - - - - 266 232 201 162 147 146 137 119
Social Sciences 251 290 264 272 293 257 233 236 209 230 218 218 216 259 223

By Subjects

Subject 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Agricultural Sciences 63 52 59 50 50 47 45 53 55 69 78 71
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - 160 159 - 151
Chemistry - - - - - 290 258 197 174 144 130 114
Chemical Engineering - - - - - 273 220 206 191 137 119 107
Civil Engineering 124 155 158 98 73 73 99 97 96 79 94 81
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - 152 141 166 179
Computer Science - - - - - - 51 42 46 70 60 72
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - - 239 - 262
Electrical Engineering - - - 242 118 67 85 44 50 75 65 70
Environment / Ecology 103 113 110 102 98 88 88 96 91 86 - 88
Geosciences 119 135 131 137 127 114 91 83 75 72 - 88
Immunology - - - - - - - - 206 197 - 247
Materials Science - - - - - - - - - - 138 127
Mathematics - - - - - - 395 301-350 243 270 351-400 401-450
Mechanical Engineering 254 205 223 205 173 225 185 120 111 113 39 38
Microbiology - - - - - - - - - - - -
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - 178 191 - 205
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - 216 212 - 204
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - 250 267 266 263 247 283 261 262 351-400 253
Physics - - - - - 263 204 172 147 158 146 140
Plant & Animal Science 58 51 50 64 60 52 55 54 46 47 59 54
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - 166 172 - 189
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - 192 200 253 213
Space Science - - - - - - - - 187 216 - 191
Energy Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 104 101
Environmental Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 99 103
Biomedical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - - -