52 Top Ranked Universities in Italy

Top Universities in Italy

Italy - besides its awesome food, awesome landscapes, awesome attractions, and awesome architecture - is also awesome for its awesome universities. (6 awesomes in a sentence: no less than Italy deserves)

Home to the oldest university in Europe, Italy has several top-ranked universities, according to The Academic Ranking of World Universities and Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Because they may be so hard to check them all, we can recommend some of them, like: University of Bologna (in Bologna), Vita-Salute San Raffaele University (in Milano), Free University of Bozen-Bolzano (in Bolzano - Bozen), University of Padova (in Padova).

Top Ranked Universities on MastersPortal

Universities Times Higher Education Ranking (2018) Shanghai Jiao Tong University Ranking (2017) QS Rankings (2018) Best Global Universities Rankings (2018)
155 - - -
184 - 192 226
201 201 - 138
201 401 - 308
251 - 441 367
301 - - -
301 201 170 286
301 151 215 124
301 201 325 158
351 151 296 140
351 301 551 244
351 201 421 228
351 - - 581
351 401 701 222
401 - 307 434
401 301 461 274
401 - - 693
401 - 801 392
401 - - -
401 - 751 594
401 - - 505
401 301 461 217
401 - 701 349
401 301 651 290
401 - 701 567
401 - - 607
401 - 751 491
401 - 801 400
401 201 551 224
401 - - -
401 - 801 555
501 - 701 922
501 - 481 543
501 - 801 434
501 401 751 513
501 401 801 586
501 - - 593
601 - - 611
- 301 481 231
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- - 751 320
- - - 282
- - - 349
- - - 503
- - - 634
- - - 832
- - - 838
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- - - 872
- - - 985
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Ranking Explained

World University Rankings created by Times Higher Education takes into account the reputation of research done by universities and how often papers produced by universities were quoted around the world.

Academic Ranking of World Universities offered by Shanghai Jiao Tong University focuses on the number of award-winning scientists, most cited researchers from the listed universities, and their contribution to the scientific community.

QS Rankings created by TopUniversities.com surveys a large number of academic experts about the reputation of universities and also measures the quality of teaching.

Best Global Universities Rankings created by USNews.com analyses university graduation rates and how many students remain enrolled in their second year of studies. It also surveys university representatives on the performance of universities.

Italy

Italy is a highly-developed country with the 7th-highest GDP and the 17th-highest Human Development Index rating in the world. It is a member of the G8 and a founding member of what is now the European Union (having signed the Treaty of Rome in 1957), of the Council of Europe and of the Western European Union.