Top Universities in Italy 2019 - Having some of the oldest and prestigious universities of the world, top universities in Italy are no doubt looked up upon by students from all over the world. University of Bologna, which dates back to 1088 AD and has been a major attraction for international students to study in Italy from around the world for centuries. The University of Padua, University of Naples Federico II and the University of Siena are also some of the oldest top universities in the world. Politecnico di Milano and Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna Pisa di Studi Universitari e di Perfezionamento are the top universities in Italy according to the QS ranking tables 2019.
As many as 4 out of the 30 Italian universities ranked by the QS Ranking 2019 rank within the 200 top universities in the world. The QS World University Ranking 2019 ranks Politecnico di Milano is the top higher education institution in Italy, and has placed it at 156th position, a huge improvement over 170th position in the QS world university ranking 2018 and 2017 QS ranking (183rd rank). THE ranking 2019 ranks Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna Pisa di Studi Universitari e di Perfezionamento ranked at 155th as the top university. However, according to the THE ranking 2019,
Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna Pisa di Studi Universitari e di Perfezionamento is the top university in Italy at 153 rank. It was ranked at 155 by the THE ranking engine 2018.
The Italian universities which are placed in the top positions in the league tables of ARWU World University Rankings 2019 are University of Milan, Polytechnic Institute of Milan and Sapienza University of Rome. All the three top universities of Italy according to the ARWU ranking rank above 150-300 rank.
The table below provides a detailed information of the top universities of Italy in 2019 according to all the three major ranking engines. The table below is compiled based on the league tables of world university rankings 2019 published by the following agencies:
Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)
Times Higher education (THE)
Quacquarelli Symonds (QS)
Politecnico di Milano
Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna Pisa di Studi Universitari e di Perfezionamento
Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa
Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna
Sapienza University of Rome
Università di Padova
University of Milan
Politecnico di Torino
University of Pisa
University of Trento
University of Naples - Federico II
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
University of Florence
University of Rome "Tor Vergata"
University of Turin
Università degli Studi di Pavia
University of Milano-Bicocca
Universita' degli Studi di Ferrara
University of Genoa
University of Siena
University of Trieste
University of Brescia
Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Università degli Studi di Perugia
University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
Università degli studi Roma Tre
University of Palermo
University of Bari
Vita-Salute San Raffaele University
Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
University of Salerno
Polytechnic University of Bari
University of Calabria
Catholic University of the Sacred Heart
Marche Polytechnic University
University of Bergamo
University of Parma
University of Salento
University of Udine
University of Cagliari
University of Sassari
Italy is known in the top universities in the world subject ranking as well. This has made students aspire to study in Italy. Sapienza university is number 1 in the world for Classics and ancient history. As many as 4 universities rank among the top universities in Natural sciences. Two Italian universities rank among the top in the world for Engineering and Technology. Politecnico di Milano and Politecnico di Torino rank 17th and 33rd position in the world for Engineering and Technology.
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