Sapienza University of Rome: Rankings

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The Sapienza University of Rome ranked 2nd in Italy and 104th in the World 2022 overall rankings, plus got TOP 100 in 62 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the Sapienza University of Rome is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 138,535 publications and 4,388,236 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 618 notable alumni .

Rank Ranking
#104 of 14,134 In the World
#25 of 2,788 In Europe
#2 of 88 In Italy
#1 of 19 In Lazio
#1 of 17 In Rome
#1 of 1,071 For Neurosurgery
#17 of 1,067 For Gastroenterology and Hepatology
#24 of 1,025 For Cosmetology
#45 of 7,351 For Alumni Impact
#281 of 14,134 For Non-academic Prominence
Top100 For 59 other topics

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Medicine

The Sapienza University of Rome ranked 2nd for Medicine in Italy and 80th in the World with 46,003 publications made and 1,474,444 citations received. Main research topics: Surgery, Oncology and Cancer research, Immunology, Pathology, Radiology and Nuclear medicine.

Rank Ranking
#2 of 67 In Italy
#20 of 1,019 In Europe
#80 of 4,740 In the World

Sapienza University of Rome
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 532 340
1992 285 238
1993 328 302
1994 425 396
1995 326 302
1996 771 1106
1997 947 1297
1998 803 1409
1999 835 1570
2000 821 1542
2001 781 1983
2002 744 1822
2003 1030 2745
2004 960 2747
2005 933 3334
2006 990 3523
2007 1104 5031
2008 1368 5221
2009 1416 5427
2010 1501 6347
2011 1558 7045
2012 1916 6840
2013 2086 8047
2014 2386 10938
2015 2228 10609
2016 2458 12018
2017 2347 14438
2018 2321 10760
2019 2479 9065
2020 3442 16579
2021 3826 5758

Biology

The Sapienza University of Rome ranked 2nd for Biology in Italy and 121st in the World with 26,088 publications made and 1,118,403 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Immunology, Biochemistry, Neuroscience, Genetics.

Rank Ranking
#2 of 66 In Italy
#31 of 943 In Europe
#121 of 4,497 In the World

Sapienza University of Rome
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 335 281
1992 208 222
1993 182 244
1994 290 389
1995 223 415
1996 454 1060
1997 537 1163
1998 531 1463
1999 534 1412
2000 502 1449
2001 511 1912
2002 498 1792
2003 650 2425
2004 664 2605
2005 609 3193
2006 640 2456
2007 736 4690
2008 858 4443
2009 845 3362
2010 860 3530
2011 900 5329
2012 1040 4697
2013 1134 5312
2014 1278 6464
2015 1323 6235
2016 1408 7524
2017 1285 7119
2018 1018 6009
2019 1176 5136
2020 1493 6127
2021 1640 11124
Speciality Italy rank Europe rank World rank
Immunology 2 20 70
Paleontology 2 33 75
Oncology and Cancer research 3 12 81
Neuroscience 2 23 90
Pharmacology 3 22 110
Virology 2 28 116
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 2 29 117
Genetics 2 32 118
Toxicology 3 34 130
Astrobiology 2 56 146
Zoology 2 56 151
Molecular Biology 2 46 163
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 1 49 174
Biochemistry 4 60 177
Microbiology 3 59 183
Evolutionary Biology 4 74 199
Botany 8 80 220
Biophysics 4 82 231
Biotechnology 10 90 242
Nanotechnology 4 73 260
Nutrition and Food Science 16 92 260
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 5 85 283
Entomology 9 126 298
Forestry 5 93 307
Horticulture 20 135 461
Agricultural Science 17 164 524
Animal Science 17 200 663

Physics

The Sapienza University of Rome ranked 1st for Physics in Italy and 141st in the World with 22,729 publications made and 1,004,750 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Quantum and Particle physics, Nuclear Physics, Optical Engineering, Astrophysics and Astronomy.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 64 In Italy
#32 of 970 In Europe
#141 of 4,083 In the World

Sapienza University of Rome
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 231 229
1992 173 88
1993 189 241
1994 206 315
1995 229 306
1996 380 477
1997 444 565
1998 423 730
1999 456 699
2000 493 1049
2001 519 1221
2002 568 1394
2003 665 1224
2004 680 1357
2005 666 2114
2006 763 1934
2007 885 2196
2008 804 2519
2009 796 2582
2010 821 3468
2011 892 6284
2012 1066 8186
2013 1043 7363
2014 1141 10291
2015 1038 7850
2016 1086 10401
2017 981 8474
2018 987 7395
2019 1079 6417
2020 941 16303
2021 991 2818

Engineering

The Sapienza University of Rome ranked 4th for Engineering in Italy and 157th in the World with 19,458 publications made and 429,630 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Automation and Control engineering, Electronic Engineering, Remote Sensing.

Rank Ranking
#4 of 67 In Italy
#35 of 1,125 In Europe
#157 of 4,626 In the World

Sapienza University of Rome
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 124 69
1992 102 37
1993 107 96
1994 148 153
1995 135 100
1996 254 252
1997 299 282
1998 309 519
1999 276 359
2000 333 458
2001 367 621
2002 377 667
2003 483 688
2004 498 854
2005 537 1364
2006 595 1188
2007 674 1378
2008 670 1339
2009 721 1236
2010 790 2139
2011 818 2354
2012 880 2187
2013 922 2385
2014 1114 3151
2015 1079 2893
2016 1109 3299
2017 969 3814
2018 984 2796
2019 1072 3025
2020 982 2424
2021 1055 1349
Speciality Italy rank Europe rank World rank
Architectural Engineering 3 17 27
Remote Sensing 2 9 39
Automotive Engineering 3 10 39
Robotics 2 10 46
Civil Engineering 4 17 46
Aviation 1 14 50
Architecture 3 18 52
Aerospace Engineering 1 11 55
Renewable Energy Engineering 1 23 68
Transportation Engineering 1 16 73
Electrical Engineering 2 17 81
Computer Networking 3 15 88
Product and Industrial Design 2 33 101
Structural Engineering 6 28 102
Applied/Engineering Physics 1 25 104
Mining Engineering 1 27 104
Nuclear Engineering 7 35 116
Human-Computer Interaction 2 48 131
Optical Engineering 2 36 133
Automation and Control engineering 5 29 136
Biochemical Engineering 5 56 136
Mechanical Engineering 8 54 140
Telecommunications 5 41 140
Reliability and Quality Engineering 6 34 141
Systems Engineering 8 61 143
Acoustical Engineering 3 38 144
Electronic Engineering 6 36 145
Landscape Architecture 10 72 155
Environmental Engineering 3 45 167
Marine Engineering 9 67 179
Firefighting and Fire Science 6 49 179
Geotechnical Engineering 5 41 186
Materials Science 2 41 204
Technical Drawing 6 59 212
Biomedical Engineering 7 77 236
Operations Research 7 79 238
Industrial Engineering 9 83 238
Computer Engineering 7 71 242
Biotechnology 10 90 242
Chemical Engineering 2 50 256
Nanotechnology 4 73 260
Metallurgical Engineering 6 67 264
Agricultural Engineering 15 86 283
Engineering Management 5 96 284
Petroleum Engineering 7 68 285
Construction Management 6 96 294
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 13 157 355

Chemistry

The Sapienza University of Rome ranked 4th for Chemistry in Italy and 177th in the World with 15,751 publications made and 455,102 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Biochemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Chemical Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#4 of 64 In Italy
#42 of 979 In Europe
#177 of 4,319 In the World

Sapienza University of Rome
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 224 112
1992 166 74
1993 175 142
1994 208 183
1995 183 160
1996 334 398
1997 358 469
1998 362 585
1999 356 686
2000 389 753
2001 390 849
2002 377 843
2003 456 917
2004 444 1003
2005 424 1650
2006 408 1010
2007 491 1401
2008 491 1184
2009 508 1368
2010 593 1815
2011 525 2093
2012 565 1842
2013 591 1853
2014 725 2431
2015 672 2627
2016 683 2359
2017 630 2494
2018 610 2159
2019 667 2014
2020 595 1727
2021 730 1042

Computer Science

The Sapienza University of Rome ranked 1st for Computer Science in Italy and 107th in the World with 11,960 publications made and 419,808 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Neuroscience, Bioinformatics and Computational biology, Cognitive Science, Blockchain and Cryptography.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 70 In Italy
#21 of 1,053 In Europe
#107 of 4,394 In the World

Sapienza University of Rome
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 84 146
1992 47 33
1993 49 74
1994 75 125
1995 63 78
1996 92 195
1997 138 282
1998 124 331
1999 120 245
2000 159 307
2001 148 412
2002 210 680
2003 258 934
2004 294 852
2005 319 959
2006 362 947
2007 380 1444
2008 433 2067
2009 433 1228
2010 475 1565
2011 459 1547
2012 605 2281
2013 633 2827
2014 646 3199
2015 676 2694
2016 754 3878
2017 676 4056
2018 605 4343
2019 725 2967
2020 829 2256
2021 883 9755

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The Sapienza University of Rome ranked 2nd for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Italy and 192nd in the World with 10,734 publications made and 292,296 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Political Science, Sociology, Archaeology, History.

Rank Ranking
#2 of 76 In Italy
#61 of 1,148 In Europe
#192 of 5,074 In the World

Sapienza University of Rome
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 51 43
1992 35 33
1993 47 19
1994 42 121
1995 43 27
1996 80 153
1997 119 151
1998 107 183
1999 114 228
2000 108 141
2001 127 270
2002 141 341
2003 172 412
2004 150 414
2005 167 523
2006 181 581
2007 202 915
2008 304 1031
2009 321 731
2010 365 1051
2011 432 1389
2012 554 1262
2013 507 1293
2014 587 3130
2015 575 2214
2016 766 3022
2017 637 5512
2018 740 4564
2019 758 2108
2020 1032 5054
2021 1017 1912

Psychology

The Sapienza University of Rome ranked 1st for Psychology in Italy and 118th in the World with 8,622 publications made and 376,500 citations received. Main research topics: Neuroscience, Psychiatry, Clinical Psychology, Child Psychology, Cognitive Science.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 66 In Italy
#29 of 833 In Europe
#118 of 3,654 In the World

Sapienza University of Rome
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 61 89
1992 40 39
1993 34 88
1994 45 104
1995 40 71
1996 70 485
1997 74 185
1998 68 252
1999 84 447
2000 97 278
2001 86 684
2002 104 385
2003 165 1103
2004 180 811
2005 162 912
2006 183 999
2007 199 1090
2008 268 1592
2009 267 1269
2010 346 2007
2011 315 1718
2012 393 1960
2013 431 2296
2014 529 2555
2015 513 1979
2016 577 2218
2017 536 2391
2018 481 3595
2019 530 1737
2020 718 3201
2021 813 1216
Speciality Italy rank Europe rank World rank
Neuroscience 2 23 90
Clinical Psychology 1 15 96
Occupational Therapy 1 25 96
Psychiatry 1 28 98
Child Psychology 1 22 108
Cognitive Science 2 35 116
Sexology 1 21 130
Social Psychology 1 45 191
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 2 97 275
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 1 72 278
Special Education 3 99 318
Education Majors 4 215 703
Social Work 11 226 741

Environmental Science

The Sapienza University of Rome ranked 1st for Environmental Science in Italy and 151st in the World with 8,118 publications made and 229,879 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Geography and Cartography, Ecology, Environmental Management, Earth science and Geophysics.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 67 In Italy
#46 of 933 In Europe
#151 of 4,025 In the World

Sapienza University of Rome
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 26 30
1992 32 18
1993 19 31
1994 59 47
1995 53 33
1996 81 100
1997 91 138
1998 113 228
1999 98 249
2000 114 265
2001 129 354
2002 114 304
2003 179 488
2004 175 477
2005 176 530
2006 188 613
2007 231 865
2008 267 1025
2009 288 886
2010 396 1324
2011 336 1066
2012 441 1130
2013 446 1233
2014 506 1813
2015 498 1400
2016 551 1733
2017 463 1916
2018 400 1559
2019 414 1518
2020 498 1408
2021 490 819

Mathematics

The Sapienza University of Rome ranked 2nd for Mathematics in Italy and 111th in the World with 4,130 publications made and 88,221 citations received. Main research topics: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Blockchain and Cryptography, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Actuarial Science.

Rank Ranking
#2 of 64 In Italy
#25 of 816 In Europe
#111 of 3,376 In the World

Sapienza University of Rome
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 16 22
1992 22 2
1993 15 27
1994 33 47
1995 27 63
1996 37 54
1997 50 36
1998 51 66
1999 61 118
2000 65 149
2001 69 84
2002 78 131
2003 87 201
2004 115 174
2005 131 207
2006 151 439
2007 158 353
2008 158 369
2009 157 255
2010 178 517
2011 188 351
2012 210 502
2013 219 393
2014 241 639
2015 223 658
2016 242 398
2017 207 446
2018 216 304
2019 176 277
2020 211 310
2021 238 245
Speciality Italy rank Europe rank World rank
Applied Mathematics 1 14 74
Blockchain and Cryptography 3 16 85
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 2 33 107
Statistics 2 35 130
Operations Research 7 79 238
Actuarial Science 3 79 239
Math Teachers 2 98 419

Business

The Sapienza University of Rome ranked 4th for Business in Italy and 259th in the World with 3,609 publications made and 65,014 citations received. Main research topics: Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance, Management Information Systems, Project Management, International Business.

Rank Ranking
#4 of 69 In Italy
#90 of 1,014 In Europe
#259 of 4,004 In the World

Sapienza University of Rome
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 8 21
1992 4 1
1993 4 6
1994 13 63
1995 6 18
1996 20 18
1997 22 27
1998 22 60
1999 18 73
2000 32 11
2001 29 15
2002 35 40
2003 55 139
2004 64 111
2005 83 144
2006 88 193
2007 77 137
2008 97 116
2009 136 139
2010 153 280
2011 195 207
2012 240 610
2013 215 502
2014 236 574
2015 211 556
2016 355 1112
2017 258 846
2018 216 393
2019 179 439
2020 274 790
2021 238 403

Economics

The Sapienza University of Rome ranked 4th for Economics in Italy and 197th in the World with 2,878 publications made and 43,147 citations received. Main research topics: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance, Development Studies, Actuarial Science.

Rank Ranking
#4 of 63 In Italy
#74 of 790 In Europe
#197 of 3,039 In the World

Sapienza University of Rome
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 5 1
1992 5 0
1993 4 4
1994 14 42
1995 5 17
1996 13 3
1997 18 14
1998 27 38
1999 24 75
2000 30 12
2001 32 46
2002 36 45
2003 52 112
2004 52 74
2005 69 119
2006 82 130
2007 89 216
2008 91 86
2009 112 128
2010 116 298
2011 148 169
2012 199 318
2013 160 242
2014 189 262
2015 176 346
2016 248 280
2017 163 283
2018 136 245
2019 138 171
2020 183 531
2021 216 313

Art & Design

The Sapienza University of Rome ranked 3rd for Art & Design in Italy and 155th in the World with 1,919 publications made and 21,497 citations received. Main research topics: Architecture, Multimedia, Creative Writing, Art History, Literature.

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.

Rank Ranking
#3 of 61 In Italy
#52 of 722 In Europe
#155 of 2,699 In the World

Sapienza University of Rome
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 6 2
1992 5 0
1993 6 1
1994 4 6
1995 4 1
1996 19 18
1997 13 3
1998 8 12
1999 17 14
2000 21 11
2001 15 12
2002 22 31
2003 31 25
2004 30 33
2005 35 40
2006 40 26
2007 40 68
2008 43 65
2009 79 44
2010 83 99
2011 71 228
2012 96 44
2013 92 92
2014 128 249
2015 126 138
2016 165 621
2017 123 216
2018 158 150
2019 143 164
2020 137 119
2021 139 157
Speciality Italy rank Europe rank World rank
Sculpture 4 16 42
Painting and Drawing 4 16 42
Art History 1 16 48
Architecture 3 18 52
Illustration and Concept Art 4 18 52
Animation 1 24 88
Literature 1 48 133
Cinematography 3 54 137
Fashion Design 3 56 139
Landscape Architecture 10 72 155
UX/UI Desgin 2 62 164
Entertainment Industry Business 2 52 185
Singing and Vocal Performance 6 63 191
Music 4 74 209
Multimedia 5 84 229
Graphic Design 4 85 246
Creative Writing 3 92 263
Performing arts 5 105 275
Computer Graphics 4 89 281
Game Design and Development 9 132 328
Aesthetics 5 131 358
Photography 11 161 414
Interior Design 11 142 451