|Name of the ranking (in English)||Censis Ranking of the Italian Universities|
|Name of the ranking (in original)||La Classifica Censis delle Università Italiane|
|Scope of the ranking||general ranking, ranking by subject|
|Name of person in charge of ranking||Luigi Bellesi and Vittoria Coletta|
|Website of the ranking||https://www.censis.it/formazione/la-classifica-censis-delle-universit%C3%A0-italiane-edizione-20222023-0|
|First year of publication||2000|
|Most recent year of publication||2022|
|Date of last update||2023-05-09|
|Ranking organization||Fondazione Centro Studi Investimenti Sociali - CENSIS|
The ranking is composed of two levels of evalution: evaluation of the universities (state universities and private universities) as a whole and evaluation of student career progression and internationalization The latter is made having as observed points: the 47 three-year degree classes (bachelor’s degrees), subsequently grouped into 15 disciplinary groups; the 93 two-year degree classes (master’s degrees), subsequently grouped into 14 subject areas; the segment of single-cycle degree courses (7 subject areas) equivalent to master’s degrees, in some way similar to the old faculties.
EVALUATION OF THE UNIVERSITIES AS A WHOLE
State universities have been divided into five groups on the basis of the number of the enrolled students in the academic year of reference obtained from the processing carried out by the Statistical Office of the Ministry of University and Research on data from the National Registry of University Students. Private universities are divided into three groups based on the number of students enrolled in the in the academic year of reference.
STUDENT CAREER PROGRESSION AND INTERNATIONALIZATION, BY SUBJECT AREAS
Note: Until 2017 the Ranking was named the University Guide Censis and Repubblica, and it was developed in cooperation with the national newspaper “La Repubblica”.