Sapienza among the best universities in the world for the QS World University Rankings 2022
The 2022 edition of the QS World University Ranking, released on June 8 2021, places Sapienza among the top 200 universities worldwide. Our University is ranked 171st in the world and third in Italy, after the Politecnico di Milano and the University of Bologna.
Sapienza's score has improved, rising to 47.2 points from the previous 46.1 in the 2021 edition, thanks to a clear increase in the Employer Reputation parameter, which measures the appreciation of Sapienza by employers, rising to 38.4 points from the previous 33.8, and Citations per Faculty, which concerns citations of the publications of Sapienza researchers, rising to 55.9 from 46.3, against moderate declines in the other parameters (Academic Reputation, Faculty/Students, International Students, International Faculty).
The positioning of Sapienza in the QS World University Rankings 2022 - says Rectress Antonella Polimeni - confirms the quality of our University's teaching and research, which directly impacts the parameters relating to appreciation by companies and international scientific production. Sapienza - adds the Rectress - has seen its overall score increase, placing it in the top 13% of universities in the global ranking".
Sapienza is also the only Italian University in the top ten to have maintained its position, improving its score and placing itself among the most esteemed universities in terms of academic reputation (74th).
The QS World University Rankings are published annually by the Quacquarelli Simonds agency, one of the best-known university rankings, together with the Academic Ranking of World Universities and the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Reputational aspects significantly influence the score through a survey of academics and employers.