Censis 2012: the University of Trento ranks 2nd

The University of Trento ranks second among the Italian universities of “Middle-sized universities”.

The 2012-2013 edition of the Guida all'Università implemented by “la Repubblica” in cooperation with Censis Servizi, the University of Trento ranks second (score: 101.3) after Siena and before Trieste and Sassari.

The individual faculties also obtained good scores, three of them rank first: Mathematic, physical and natural sciences (105.3, first in the group “Sciences 2”), Sociology (106.5) and Law (96.8, equal to Siena).  The faculties of Economics (98.5) and Cognitive science (95.5) rank second. The faculty of Engineering (97.0) ranks fourth, while Humanities are in 13th position.

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Number of enrolled students

15,931

Students/residing in the municipality of Trento

137/1000

Professors

563

Grants and scholarships

3,783

Accommodation places

1,590

Rankings of Italian middle-sized universities (10.000 to 20.000 enrolled students) 

Position

University 

Services

Grants and scholarships

Management

Web 

Internationalization

Total

 1

Siena

104

100

110

98

97

103.1

 2

Trento

102

106

94

108

102

101.3

 3

Trieste

99

95

97

103

91

97.0

 4

Sassari

89

101

100

101

83

95.6

 5

Modena- Reggio Emilia

82

87

108

110

81

94.9

Faculty of Economics

The faculty obtains a final score of 98.5 thus reaching the second position and AAA rating. Its strenghts: development of research projects and international relationships.

Score

98.5

Productivity

93

Didactics

92

Research

105

International relationships

104

Ranking

Position

University

Score

1

Padua

102.5

2

Trento

98.5

3

Siena

97.5

4

Pavia

94.5

5

Venice

93.3

Faculty of Law

The faculty obtains a final score of 96.8 thus reaching the second position and AAA rating.
The strength points are: internationalization, with the highest score, followed by research and productivity.

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Score

96.8

Productivity

97

Didactics

86

Research

101

International relationships                  

103

Ranking

Position

University

Score

1

Trento

96.8

1

Siena

96.8

3

Bologna

94.8

4

Genoa

92.8

5

Insubria        

92.5

Faculty of Engineering

The faculty obtains a final score of 97.0 thus reaching the second position and AAA rating. The research criterion obtains the maximum score, 110 out of 110, followed by the international relationships.

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Score

97.0

Productivity

90

Didactics

87

Research

110

International relationships      

101

Ranking

Position

University                 

Score

1

Milan - Polytechnic

101.0

2

Turin - Polytechnic

98.5

3

Genoa   

97.5

4

Trento  

97.0

5

Pavia

96.5

Faculty of Humanities

The faculty of Humanities ranks 13th, with a score of 90.3 among the 40 evaluated faculties and a final AA rating.
Didactics obtains the highest score, followed by productivity and international relationships.

Figures

Score

90.3

Productivity

90

Didactics

101

Research

84

International relationships            

86

Ranking

Position

University

Score

1

Udine

96.0

2

Modena- Reggio Emilia

95.8

3

Pavia  

95.5

4

Siena

94.8

5

Padua

93.8

5

Perugia    

93.8

5

Venice  

93.8

8

Verona

92.3

8

Trieste  

92.3

10

Macerata

91.8

11

Genoa  

91.5

12

Bologna

90.8

13

Trento  

90.3

Faculty of Mathematical, physical and natural sciences

The faculty’s positioning was confirmed once more with the first position in the group “Sciences 2”, with a score of 105.3 and AAA+ rating.
The maximum score (110/110) was obtained for the international relationships and productivity coefficients. 

Figures

Score

105.3

Productivity

110

Didactics

91

Research

110

International relationships         

110

Ranking

Position

University

Score

1

Trento          

105.3     

2

Tuscia

96.5

3

Venice         

96.0

4

Rome III

94.0

5

Verona

92.8

Faculty of Sociology

The faculty obtained the first position with 106.5. 110/110 was scored for international relationships and didactics.

Figures

Score

106.5

Productivity

109

Didactics

110

Research

97

International relationships      

110

Ranking

Position

University

Score

1

Trento

106.5

2

Milan 2 - Bicocca

103.8

3

Urbino

90.0

4

Naples - Federico II

82.8

5

Rome 1 - La Sapienza 

69.3

Faculty of Cognitive sciences

The faculty obtains a final score of 95.5 thus reaching the second position and AAA rating. The faculty, located in Rovereto, has high ambitions in the development of new and innovative research projects and in the quality of didactics.

Figures

Score

95.5

Productivity

81

Didactics

110

Research

110

International relationships

81

Ranking

Position

University

Score

1

Bologna

98.0

2

Trento

95.5

3

Turin

88.5

4

Padua

88.0

5

Milan 2 - Bicocca 

86.3