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Sapienza International Rankings

Sapienza confirms its position of Excellence among the Italian Universities and the Universities in the World, according to the most authoritative international university rankings. Here is an overview of the rankings in chronological order, starting from the most recent publication

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021

The 2021 rankings by subject of the QS agency, published on March 3, 2021, again placed Sapienza in 1st place worldwide in Classics & Ancient History. Sapienza is the only Italian University to boast first place at the international level. Our University had already achieved primacy in 2018, confirmed it in 2019, and then dropped to the second position in 2020 behind the University of Oxford. Sapienza ranks 10th internationally with Archeology (first in Italy) and grows in the Arts & Humanities MacroArea, ranking 65th (+16 places compared to 2020).

Sapienza obtains a total of 21 placements among the top 100 universities worldwide, ranking 41st in the world (1st in Italy) in Physics & Astronomy and 71st in the world (1st in Italy) for the Natural Sciences Macro area. For the first time, Sapienza is ranked in the 51-60 bracket in the Dentistry discipline, within the Top 100 ranking taken into consideration by QS for this specific field. As regards the other subjects, there are also Anthropology, Development Studies, Nursing and Psychology, all disciplines in which Sapienza ranks first in Italy; also among the top 100 universities are the following subjects: Architecture, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Dentistry, History, Law, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Mechanical Engineering, Pharmacy & Pharmacology, Statistics, Theology.


THE Impact 2021

Sapienza is at the national top of the 2021 THE Impact rankings on universities' commitment to sustainability and is the Italian leader for two sustainable development goals: SDG8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth, and SDG14 - Life below Water. The Times Higher Education Impact 2021, published on April 21, 2021, gives our University an overall score of 81.2 points, up from 76.6 in 2020, in the 101-200 range, the same as last year, behind the University of Bologna and the University of Padua. Overall, Sapienza is among the first 100 positions in the general ranking for 5 goals, an improvement compared to the 2 goals of last year, namely for the SDG8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth, SDG7 - Affordable and Clean Energy, SDG5 - Gender Equality, SDG14 - Life below Water, SDG10 - Reduced Inequalities. The result of Sapienza and Italian universities is all the more significant considering that this year's ranking examines 1,115 universities worldwide against the 766 universities included in the 2020 ranking.


Center for World University Rankings Cwur 2021-2022

Sapienza University is, once again, first in Italy, according to the Center for World University Rankings (Cwur), published on April 26, 2021.
Our University is 113th worldwide and among the Top 0.6% of the approximately 20 thousand universities surveyed.
Sapienza's overall score is 81.2, with the following results: Quality of Education 473, Alumni Employment 501, Quality of Faculty 118, Research Performance 100.
The Center for World University Rankings, based in the United Arab Emirates, has been publishing its rankings since 2012. It assesses the quality of teaching, graduate employment, academic staff level, and research performance without requiring any information from universities. The Cwur now evaluates 2,000 universities worldwide out of approximately 20,000 monitored.
Wednesday, 19 June 2019

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