La Sapienza is the first university in Italy for the Academic Ranking of World Universities by the independent organization Shanghai Ranking Consultancy, placing itself as the only Italian university in the 101-150 range.
The University improves its position globally by advancing one band in the ranking compared to previous years in which it was in the 151-200 range.
However, no Italian university is among the top 100 in the ranking.
The Arwu ranking considers the best 1000 world universities out of the 2500 surveyed among the approximately 18,000 estimated globally.
The evaluation parameters are 6. At the international level, the first place of the ranking has been occupied for 20 years by
University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (
) hold the second and third position respectively.