Why Partner With Us

The University of Adelaide is a world-class institution centred on discovering new knowledge, pursuing innovation, education and research excellence, and addressing our local and global communities’ evolving needs.

  • #89 QS World University Rankings 2024

  • 150 years of research excellence

  • #74 US News Best Global Universities Rankings

  • #1 ranked university in South Australia

  • Associated with 5 Nobel Laureates

  • Go8

    Member of the Group of Eight

Home to over 22,000 students and 3,000 full-time staff, the University of Adelaide is ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide and located in the heart of one of the world’s most liveable cities. Our student body reflects our diverse international community, with 30% of our students coming from over 100 countries.

Established in 1874, we are Australia’s third oldest university and have a long and remarkable history of achievement, which includes producing one third of Australia’s Nobel Laureates, more than 110 Rhodes Scholars (including Australia’s first Indigenous winner) and 140 Fulbright Scholars.

But while our heritage is rich with accomplishment, our focus remains firmly on making history in the future.

As a truly global institution, the University of Adelaide has the unique capacity to leverage its outstanding international reputation and culturally diverse staff, students and alumni to connect South Australia to the world and the world to South Australia.

Our globally linked community places us at the leading edge of South Australia’s international engagement and development as a dynamic, cosmopolitan state.

With our innovative culture, cutting-edge research and learning facilities, modern infrastructure, and internationalised learning experiences, we have all the ingredients to tackle global research challenges, deliver positive impacts, and develop active global citizens.

The University of Adelaide has globally recognised strengths in:

As a member of the Group of Eight, a coalition of Australia's most research-intensive institutions, the University has several research institutes and centres and is a destination of choice for highly-talented researchers, students, government and industry partners. 

Learn more about the University's research institutes