Universities in Milan, Italy
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Latest ranking updates related to universities in Milan
  • 27 Sep, 2023: THE Times Higher Education, UK published most recent results of THE World University Rankings. Includes 5 universities from Milan.
  • 15 Aug, 2023: ShanghaiRanking Consultancy published most recent results of ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking. Includes 5 universities from Milan.
  • 31 Jul, 2023: Latest Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities from Webometrics. 8 universities from Milan appear in this ranking.
  • 22 Jul, 2023: Publication of URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field (Business). Polytechnic University of Milan with highest ranking among universities in Milan ranked #11.

Rankings of universities in Milan, Italy 2024

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (1076 reviews)
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  • #5 
  • #201 
THE World University Rankings
[Published 27 September, 2023]
  • #1 
  • #123 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 27 June, 2023]
  • #9 
  • #281 
Scimago Institutions Rankings
[Published 06 March, 2023]
Show 19 more rankings of Polytechnic University of Milan and subject specific rankings for 9 subjects

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (751 reviews)
  • #14 
  • #351 
THE World University Rankings
[Published 27 September, 2023]
  • #12 
  • #276 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 27 June, 2023]
  • #2 
  • #105 
Scimago Institutions Rankings
[Published 06 March, 2023]
Show 17 more rankings of University of Milan and subject specific rankings for 8 subjects

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (1068 reviews)
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  • #15 
  • #351 
THE World University Rankings
[Published 27 September, 2023]
  • #25 
  • #481 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 27 June, 2023]
  • #15 
  • #451 
Scimago Institutions Rankings
[Published 06 March, 2023]
Show 18 more rankings of University of Milano-Bicocca and subject specific rankings for 10 subjects


Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (593 reviews)
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  • #9 
  • #301 
THE World University Rankings
[Published 27 September, 2023]
  • #29 
  • #505 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 27 June, 2023]
  • #13 
  • #424 
Scimago Institutions Rankings
[Published 06 March, 2023]
Show 15 more rankings of Catholic University of the Sacred Heart and subject specific rankings for 7 subjects

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (248 reviews)
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  • #7 
  • #251 
THE World University Rankings
[Published 27 September, 2023]
  • #35 
  • #595 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 27 June, 2023]
  • #22 
  • #558 
Scimago Institutions Rankings
[Published 06 March, 2023]
Show 11 more rankings of Vita-Salute San Raffaele University and subject specific rankings for 2 subjects

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (666 reviews)
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  • #71 
  • #2318 
Scimago Institutions Rankings
[Published 06 March, 2023]
  • #30 
  • #544 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 24 October, 2022]
  • #1 
  • #60 
THE Global Employability University Ranking
[Published 23 November, 2022]
Show 4 more rankings of Bocconi University and subject specific rankings for 4 subjects

#7
Italy

Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (181 reviews)
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  • #78 
  • #565 
StuDocu World University Ranking - EMEA - Europe, the Middle East and Africa
[Published 06 September, 2021]
  • #87 
  • #8411 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 31 July, 2023]

#8
Italy

Domus Academy

  • #90 
  • #9397 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 31 July, 2023]
  • #19 
  • #1001 
THE World University Impact Rankings - Overall
[Published 01 June, 2023]

#9
Italy

SDA Bocconi School of Management, SDA Bocconi

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (162 reviews)

#10
Italy

Istituto Europeo di Design


Highest subject rankings of universities in Milan

Marketing QS World University Rankings By Subject
#8 
Bocconi University
Aerospace Engineering URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
#11 
Polytechnic University of Milan
Architecture URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
#27 
Polytechnic University of Milan
Dentistry URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
#28 
University of Milan
Economics GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
#30 
Bocconi University
Mathematics QS World University Rankings By Subject
#34 
Polytechnic University of Milan
Physics GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
#76 
University of Milan
Computer Science THE World University Rankings by Subject
#88 
Polytechnic University of Milan
Law QS World University Rankings By Subject
#94 
University of Milan
Linguistics QS World University Rankings By Subject
#201 
Catholic University of the Sacred Heart

Milan Key Facts for International Students

8 out of 10 Universities in Milan Ranked in at least one ranking

26 Different Rankings list Universities in Milan (18 institution and 8 subject rankings)

26 Global Rankings rank Universities in Milan Among TOP 200

Population: 1372000

Elevation: 122 m. above sea level

Time: GMT +1

District/province: Lombardy, Provincia di Milano

Living costs for students in Milan:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 92* (8% cheaper than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 81* (19% cheaper than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 71* (29% cheaper than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 4.43 €
  • Plug Type C
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
  • Plug Type F
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
  • Plug Type L
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
Nobel prize laureates:
Giulio Natta (, 1963)

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Polytechnic University of Milan ranks #1 in Milan in our meta ranking composed of 112 university rankings.

Among all universities in Milan Polytechnic University of Milan is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 30 rankings where Polytechnic University of Milan is listed.

Bocconi University is ranked best in Milan for Business (Marketing). See all rankings for the Bocconi University.

Polytechnic University of Milan is ranked best in Milan for Engineering (Aerospace Engineering). See all rankings for the Polytechnic University of Milan.

Polytechnic University of Milan is ranked best in Milan for Architecture, Building & Planning (Architecture). See all rankings for the Polytechnic University of Milan.

University of Milan is ranked best in Milan for Medicine & Health (Dentistry). See all rankings for the University of Milan.

Bocconi University is ranked best in Milan for Social Studies & Humanities (Economics). See all rankings for the Bocconi University.

Polytechnic University of Milan is ranked best in Milan for Mathematics (Mathematics). See all rankings for the Polytechnic University of Milan.

University of Milan is ranked best in Milan for Natural Sciences (Physics). See all rankings for the University of Milan.

Polytechnic University of Milan is ranked best in Milan for Computer Science (Computer Science). See all rankings for the Polytechnic University of Milan.

University of Milan is ranked best in Milan for Law (Law). See all rankings for the University of Milan.

Catholic University of the Sacred Heart is ranked best in Milan for Languages & Literature (Linguistics). See all rankings for the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart.

University of Milan is ranked best in Milan for Agriculture (Agriculture). See all rankings for the University of Milan.

Polytechnic University of Milan is ranked best in Milan for Education (Education). See all rankings for the Polytechnic University of Milan.

Ranking publishers

British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:

Academic Reputation 40% Employer Reputation 10% Faculty/Student Ratio 20% Citations per faculty 20% International Faculty Ratio 5% International Student Ratio 5%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS Employability Rankings:

Employer reputation 30% Alumni outcomes 25% Partnerships with Employers per Faculty 25% Employer/Student Connections 10% Graduate employment rate 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS 50 under 50:

Based on the QS World University rankings methodology, the top 50 universities that are under 50 years old.

Academic Reputation 40% Employer Reputation 10% Faculty/Student Ratio 20% Citations per faculty 20% International Faculty Ratio 5% International Student Ratio 5%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:

Research Performance: 40%

  • Research Output: 10%
  • High-Quality Publications: 10%
  • Influence: 10%
  • Citations: 10%

Quality of Education: 25%

Alumni Employment: 25%

Quality of Faculty: 10%

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Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Criteria used in ranking -CWTS Leiden Ranking:

Scientific Impact Number of Publications Collaboration Open Access Gender Diversity

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NTU ranking

Criteria used in ranking -NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers:

Research Productivity: 25%

  • # Articles last 11 years: 10%
  • # Articles current year: 15%

Research Impact: 35%

  • # Citations last 11 years: 15%
  • # Citations last 2 years: 10%
  • Average # citations last 11 years: 10%

Research Excellence: 40%

  • H-index last 2 years: 10%
  • # Highly cited papers last 11 years: 15%
  • # Articles current year in high-impact journals: 15%

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Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Academic:

Article count (AC) Fractional count (FC) Weighted fractional count (WFC)

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RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Criteria used in ranking -RUR World University Rankings:

Teaching: 40%

  • Ratio Faculty/Student: 8%
  • Ratio Faculty/Bachelor Degrees Awarded: 8%
  • Ratio Faculty/Doctoral Degrees Awarded: 8%
  • Ratio Doctoral Degrees Awarded/Bachelor Degrees Awarded: 8%
  • World Teaching Reputation: 8%

Research: 40%

  • Citations per Academic/Research Staff: 8%
  • Doctoral Degrees per Accepted PhD: 8%
  • Normalized Citation Impact: 8%
  • Papers per Academic/Research Staff: 8%
  • World Research Reputation: 8%

International Diversity: 10%

  • International Faculty: 2%
  • International Students: 2%
  • International Co-Authored Papers: 2%
  • Reputation Outside Geographical Region: 2%
  • International Level: 2%

Financial Sustainability: 10%

  • Institutional Income per Faculty: 2%
  • Institutional Income per Student: 2%
  • Papers per Research Income: 2%
  • Research Income per Academic/Research Staff: 2%
  • Research Income per Institutional Income: 2%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Academic Rankings:

Normalized citation impact (Citations of research publications from all university authors compared with world averages) 20% Citation per papers 20% Papers per academic and research staff 20% International research reputation 20% Share of research publications written in international co-authorship 20%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Reputation Ranking:

Teaching Reputation 50% Research Reputation 50%

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Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings:

Research 50% Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking:

Quality of Education 10%

  • Alumni winning Nobel Prizes/Field Medals 10%

Quality of Faculty 40%

  • Staff winning Nobel Prizes/Field Medals 20%
  • Highly Cited Researchers 20%

Research Output 40%

  • Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
  • Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded & Social Science Citation Index 20%

Per Capita Performance 10%

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StuDocu

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings:

30% Teaching (the Learning Environment)

  • Reputation survey: 15%
  • Staff-to-student ratio: 4.5%
  • Doctorate-to-bachelor’s ratio: 2.25%
  • Doctorates-awarded-to-academic-staff ratio: 6%
  • Institutional income: 2.25%

30% Research (Volume, Income and Reputation)

  • Reputation survey: 18%
  • Research income: 6%
  • Research productivity: 6%

30% Citations (Research Influence)

7.5% International Outlook (Staff, Students and Research)

  • Proportion of international students: 2.5%
  • Proportion of international staff: 2.5%
  • International collaboration: 2.5%

2.5% Industry Income (Knowledge Transfer)"

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Global Employability University Ranking:

Employability (survey) 100%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE World Reputation Rankings:

Research Reputation 66,6% Teaching Reputation 33,3%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE World’s Most International Universities:

Proportion of international students 25% Proportion of international staff 25% Proportion of journal publications with one or more international co-authors 25% University’s international reputation 25%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Young University Rankings:

Teaching 30% Research (volume, income and reputation) 30% Citations 30% International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5% Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Thomson Reuters

Criteria used in ranking -Reuters Most Innovative Universities Europe:

Patent volume 11.11% Patent success 11.11% Global patents 11.11% Patent citations 11.11% Percent of patents cited / Patent citation impact 11.11% Patent to Article Citation Impact 11.11% Industry Article Citation Impact 11.11% Percent of Industry Collaborative Articles 11.11% Total Web of Science Core Collection Papers 11.11%

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Urap

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Us News

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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:

Visibility 50% Excellence 35% Transparency 10% Presence 5%

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