17 June 2017

The Censis is an Italian social and economic research group founded in 1964. It produces a variety of reports on topics such as counterfeiting, transport, health care, corruption and social mobility. It recently published rankings of state and non-state Italian universities. The criteria are facilities, services, internationalisation and communication and digital services.

Six tables are provided: Mega state Universities (more than 40,000 students), large state universities (20-40,000), average state universities (10,000 – 20,000), small state universities (less than 10,000), polytechnics and large, average and small non-state universities.

The top three universities in each category are as follows:

Mega state universities;

  1. Bologna
  2. Firenze
  3. Padova

Large state universities;

  1. Perugia
  2. Pavia
  3. Parma

Average state universities;

  1. Siena
  2. Trento
  3. Sassari

Small state universities;

  1. Camarino
  2. Teramo
  3. Macerata

Polytechnics;

  1. Milano
  2. Venezia luav
  3. Torino

Large non-state universities (only two in this category);

  1. Milano Bocconi
  2. Milano Cattolica

Average non-state universities;

  1. Roma LUISS
  2. Roma LUMSA
  3. Enna-KORE

Small non-state universities;

  1. Bolzano
  2. Castellanza LIUC
  3. Aosta

In addition, there are rankings of teaching in a number of fields for three-year degrees and master’s degrees in state and non-state universities.

Source:
CENSIS

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