Times Higher Education University Ranking

The University of Bologna confirms and improves its position in the top 200 best universities worldwide.

The University of Bologna steps up its ascent of the 2019 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, reaching position 168 of the high-profile chart. Its quality of teaching is ranked among the top 100 world universities.

A further step up for the University of Bologna in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Ranking. Last year the university of Bologna was nothing but a new entry in the top 200 universities, placing 180. This year, Alma Mater climbs further up and reaches position 168 of this renowned international ranking. If we consider that there are approximately 26 thousand university in the world,  the University of Bologna is one of the 1% world’s best universities.

If compared to 2018, the University of Bologna registers significant improvements in all the benchmarks composing the final score. In particular, the quality of teaching at the University of Bologna is among the first 100 universities in the world (95th). Ranking scores were also high in other relevant fields, such as the field of scientific research and its impact on the academia, knowledge transfer, as well as in the fields business relationships and international outreach.

“I am pleased to see that the University of Bologna made it again to the top 200 universities worldwide, with major improvements in comparison with the past year. However, rankings inevitably provide a limited snapshot of the complexities of a University”, says Rector Francesco Ubertini. “In recent years, we’ve been working hard to make the Alma Mater an internationally relevant landmark, putting forward several projects aimed at the renewal and promotion of knowledge at all levels”.

Published on: 12 September 2019