10 Best Painting and Drawing schools in Italy

Below is the list of best universities in Italy ranked based on their research performance in Painting and Drawing. A graph of 7.34K citations received by 866 academic papers made by 10 universities in Italy was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and heavily biased on art-related topics towards institutions with computer science profiles.

1. University of Florence

For Painting and Drawing

#5 in Europe
#11 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1321

2. University of Bologna

For Painting and Drawing

#14 in Europe
#37 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
79,999
Founded
1088

3. University of Pisa

For Painting and Drawing

#15 in Europe
#40 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
49,108
Founded
1343

4. Sapienza University of Rome

For Painting and Drawing

#16 in Europe
#42 in the World
Enrollment
100,155
Founded
1303

5. University of Milan

For Painting and Drawing

#24 in Europe
#56 in the World
Enrollment
65,234
Founded
1924

6. University of Perugia

For Painting and Drawing

#29 in Europe
#63 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Enrollment
26,732
Founded
1308

7. Ca' Foscari University of Venice

For Painting and Drawing

#44 in Europe
#103 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1868

8. University of Trento

For Painting and Drawing

#55 in Europe
#118 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
16,239
Founded
1962

9. University of Pavia

For Painting and Drawing

#56 in Europe
#120 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1361

10. University of Padua

For Painting and Drawing

#59 in Europe
#128 in the World
Enrollment
62,876
Founded
1222

The best cities to study Painting and Drawing in Italy based on the number of universities and their ranks are Florence, Bologna, Pisa, and Rome.