33 Best universities for Philosophy in Italy

Below is the list of best universities in Italy ranked based on their research performance in Philosophy. A graph of 10.8K citations received by 5.25K academic papers made by 33 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.

1. Sapienza University of Rome

For Philosophy

#61 in Europe
#162 in the World
Enrollment
100,155
Founded
1303

2. University of Milan

For Philosophy

#75 in Europe
#193 in the World
Enrollment
65,234
Founded
1924

3. University of Turin

For Philosophy

#84 in Europe
#211 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1404

4. University of Bologna

For Philosophy

#91 in Europe
#243 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
79,999
Founded
1088

5. University of Padua

For Philosophy

#94 in Europe
#247 in the World
Enrollment
62,876
Founded
1222

6. University of Florence

For Philosophy

#104 in Europe
#281 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1321

7. University of Genoa

For Philosophy

#156 in Europe
#417 in the World
Enrollment
36,728
Founded
1481

8. Federico II University of Naples

For Philosophy

#157 in Europe
#422 in the World
Enrollment
78,324
Founded
1224

9. University of Bari

For Philosophy

#160 in Europe
#428 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1924

10. University of Pisa

For Philosophy

#166 in Europe
#443 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
49,108
Founded
1343

11. University of Siena

For Philosophy

#176 in Europe
#467 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1240

12. University of Trieste

For Philosophy

#189 in Europe
#495 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1877

13. University of Pavia

For Philosophy

#196 in Europe
#522 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1361

14. Catholic University of the Sacred Heart

For Philosophy

#206 in Europe
#543 in the World
Acceptance Rate
66%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1921

15. University of Palermo

For Philosophy

#220 in Europe
#587 in the World
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1806

16. University of Bergamo

For Philosophy

#241 in Europe
#641 in the World
Acceptance Rate
73%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1968

17. University of Trento

For Philosophy

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

18. Ca' Foscari University of Venice

For Philosophy

#250 in Europe
#675 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1868

19. University of Messina

For Philosophy

#262 in Europe
#728 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1548

20. University of Macerata

For Philosophy

#267 in Europe
#738 in the World
Enrollment
10,526
Founded
1290

21. Carlo Bo University of Urbino

For Philosophy

#270 in Europe
#744 in the World
Enrollment
22,000
Founded
1506

22. University of Parma

For Philosophy

#279 in Europe
#766 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1117

23. Roma Tre University

For Philosophy

#281 in Europe
#770 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1992

24. University of Verona

For Philosophy

#288 in Europe
#786 in the World
Acceptance Rate
83%
Enrollment
23,000
Founded
1959

25. University of Cagliari

For Philosophy

#291 in Europe
#801 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
26,069
Founded
1620

26. Pontifical Gregorian University

For Philosophy

#295 in Europe
#823 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1551

27. University of Eastern Piedmont

For Philosophy

#300 in Europe
#830 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1998

28. University of Rome Tor Vergata

For Philosophy

#301 in Europe
#832 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1982

29. Pontifical University of the Holy Cross

For Philosophy

#309 in Europe
#867 in the World
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1984

30. University of Salerno

For Philosophy

#315 in Europe
#880 in the World
Enrollment
35,537
Founded
1944

31. University of Calabria

For Philosophy

#329 in Europe
#918 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1972

32. University of Perugia

For Philosophy

#334 in Europe
#930 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Enrollment
26,732
Founded
1308

33. University of Catania

For Philosophy

#336 in Europe
#942 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
42,500
Founded
1434

The best cities to study Philosophy in Italy based on the number of universities and their ranks are Rome, Milan, Turin, and Bologna.