Adelaide University- Nobel Prize Winning University

Founded in 1874, Adelaide University is the third-oldest and most research-intensive university in Australia.

Today Adelaide has more than 20,000 students, including 4500 international students from 90 countries. The University offers significant resources and facilities to its students in five faculties: Faculty of Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Sciences; Faculty of Health Sciences; Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences; Faculty of the Professions; and Faculty of Sciences. It offers a wide range of subjects across its five faculties including Architecture, Commerce, Engineering, Finance, Health Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Law, Humanities and Social Science, Computer Science Mathematics, Music, and Science. It has the largest research library in the state of South Australia, with more than two million items.

The Australian Good University Guide consistently gives Adelaide a 5-star ranking for prestige. The university is associated with 5 Nobel Prize winners, x-ray pioneers Sir Lawrence Bragg and Sir William Bragg and Penicillin pioneer Lord Howard Florey, and more than 100 Rhode Scholars.

Adelaide is a member of the Group of Eight (Go8), founded by eight leading research-intensive universities in Australia. Go8 is represented by Australia’s best performing research universities, attracting among the highest levels of government and industry research funding. Over the years Adelaide has achieved excellent ratings in teaching and research, both nationally and internationally.

University Ranking Information:

- 81st among the world's top 100 institutions (THE-QS 2009).

- ranked among the world's top 100 universities by the THES (Times Higher Education Supplement) World Ranking of Universities in 2007.

- ranked in the top 25 universities in the Asia Pacific region and top 200 universities world-wide by SJTU (Shanghai Jiao Tong University) Academic Ranking of World Universities in 2007.

- It has the highest research earnings per capita of any university in Australia.

- Adelaide's MBA programs were rated as five-star by the Graduate Management Association of Australia.

- It was awarded the highest rating of five stars for staff-student ratio, research grants and research intensity in the Australian Good Universities Guide 2007.

- 7th in Australia and 27th in Asia (Asiaweek 2000).