University of Cagliari: Rankings

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The University of Cagliari ranked 26th in Italy and 678th in the World 2022 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 120 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the University of Cagliari is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 25,833 publications and 742,645 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 17 notable alumni .

Rank Ranking
#678 of 14,134 In the World
#272 of 2,788 In Europe
#26 of 88 In Italy
#1 of 2 In Sardegna
#37 of 1,090 For Forensic Science
#122 of 1,474 For Pharmacology
#143 of 1,583 For Landscape Architecture
#1690 of 7,351 For Alumni Impact
#1175 of 14,134 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 117 other topics

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Medicine

The University of Cagliari ranked 26th for Medicine in Italy and 467th in the World with 7,205 publications made and 225,239 citations received. Main research topics: Pharmacology, Surgery, Oncology and Cancer research, Immunology, Pathology.

Rank Ranking
#26 of 67 In Italy
#164 of 1,019 In Europe
#467 of 4,740 In the World

University of Cagliari
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 94 67
1992 40 60
1993 44 61
1994 74 68
1995 47 79
1996 101 171
1997 110 200
1998 98 319
1999 97 246
2000 106 327
2001 101 337
2002 103 355
2003 144 503
2004 149 379
2005 130 450
2006 151 585
2007 173 599
2008 180 693
2009 206 710
2010 247 972
2011 231 958
2012 289 1087
2013 323 1180
2014 389 1317
2015 373 1227
2016 418 1435
2017 410 1502
2018 364 1237
2019 416 1180
2020 531 2228
2021 611 1047
Speciality Italy rank Europe rank World rank
Forensic Science 3 14 37
Pharmacology 4 28 122
Cosmetology 14 86 259
Psychiatry 10 97 281
Dermatology 27 124 345
Sonography and Ultrasound 22 130 356
Epidemiology 20 137 362
Pediatrics 23 129 365
Virology 20 133 395
Gastroenterology and Hepatology 27 130 400
Neurosurgery 30 147 403
Anesthesiology 23 135 405
Clinical Psychology 10 133 438
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) 25 168 444
Radiology and Nuclear medicine 27 145 447
Critical Care Nursing 31 178 448
Immunology 27 170 459
Cardiology 33 172 465
Dentistry 27 155 465
Sports / Exercise science 15 180 467
Ophthalmology 27 156 470
Radiation Therapy 30 163 472
Pathology 28 163 477
Occupational Therapy 25 182 480
Sports Medicine 21 193 481
Plastic Surgery 28 148 483
Surgery 31 175 517
Physical Therapy 26 204 522
Oncology and Cancer research 33 190 552
Toxicology 20 177 556
Anatomy and Physiology 24 192 559
Urology 31 183 582
Medical Physics 34 223 585
Biomedical Engineering 26 211 601
Health Science 31 231 656
Pharmacy 27 241 669
Healthcare Management (MHA) 20 229 675
Respiratory Therapy 35 244 719
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine 35 249 751
Public Health 24 243 796
Orthodontics 38 257 814
Veterinary 23 211 822
Optometry 32 258 831
Gerontology 21 248 834
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 29 276 850
Family medicine 30 275 877
Audiology 37 307 892

Biology

The University of Cagliari ranked 21st for Biology in Italy and 486th in the World with 5,503 publications made and 240,020 citations received. Main research topics: Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Oncology and Cancer research, Immunology, Genetics.

Rank Ranking
#21 of 66 In Italy
#172 of 943 In Europe
#486 of 4,497 In the World

University of Cagliari
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 62 76
1992 31 81
1993 34 55
1994 61 126
1995 46 156
1996 80 192
1997 110 311
1998 99 363
1999 104 393
2000 118 475
2001 108 450
2002 97 405
2003 127 521
2004 109 385
2005 128 444
2006 123 474
2007 141 476
2008 155 611
2009 176 794
2010 225 743
2011 215 1309
2012 229 1040
2013 248 1453
2014 251 1160
2015 304 1321
2016 304 1190
2017 268 1298
2018 224 944
2019 246 973
2020 300 1159
2021 309 538
Speciality Italy rank Europe rank World rank
Pharmacology 4 28 122
Neuroscience 10 93 228
Nutrition and Food Science 21 120 331
Horticulture 18 101 358
Astrobiology 13 144 362
Entomology 15 158 394
Virology 20 133 395
Botany 15 161 427
Paleontology 22 181 447
Immunology 27 170 459
Genetics 20 175 472
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 26 188 475
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 19 174 522
Oncology and Cancer research 33 190 552
Toxicology 20 177 556
Biochemistry 21 209 570
Evolutionary Biology 24 234 604
Nanotechnology 21 210 605
Biophysics 23 223 609
Molecular Biology 27 213 669
Zoology 25 258 747
Microbiology 28 269 791
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 29 276 850
Agricultural Science 29 314 1101

Engineering

The University of Cagliari ranked 22nd for Engineering in Italy and 621st in the World with 4,067 publications made and 95,746 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Automation and Control engineering, Chemical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Optical Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#22 of 67 In Italy
#212 of 1,125 In Europe
#621 of 4,626 In the World

University of Cagliari
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 16 7
1992 19 2
1993 7 1
1994 14 9
1995 20 4
1996 29 35
1997 52 199
1998 30 37
1999 53 133
2000 70 85
2001 81 180
2002 69 158
2003 81 160
2004 92 146
2005 92 207
2006 92 207
2007 120 302
2008 157 249
2009 159 502
2010 180 387
2011 166 333
2012 215 700
2013 215 605
2014 252 777
2015 262 770
2016 276 939
2017 196 619
2018 230 596
2019 266 1026
2020 198 437
2021 219 265

Chemistry

The University of Cagliari ranked 23rd for Chemistry in Italy and 615th in the World with 3,991 publications made and 119,841 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Biochemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Organic Chemistry.

Rank Ranking
#23 of 64 In Italy
#214 of 979 In Europe
#615 of 4,319 In the World

University of Cagliari
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 34 20
1992 22 6
1993 18 15
1994 29 19
1995 48 43
1996 58 66
1997 78 225
1998 63 85
1999 73 241
2000 82 154
2001 96 206
2002 84 238
2003 106 202
2004 110 235
2005 114 299
2006 90 257
2007 131 356
2008 142 398
2009 151 626
2010 164 524
2011 161 471
2012 155 605
2013 166 637
2014 195 698
2015 208 750
2016 222 855
2017 171 561
2018 157 521
2019 172 652
2020 170 540
2021 179 224
Speciality Italy rank Europe rank World rank
Nutrition and Food Science 21 120 331
Petrology and Geochemistry 20 154 417
Environmental Chemistry 14 193 488
Inorganic Chemistry 15 164 512
Computational Chemistry 22 226 519
Physical chemistry 22 233 548
Organic Chemistry 24 215 564
Biochemistry 21 209 570
Nanotechnology 21 210 605
Materials Science 20 199 618
Chemical Engineering 21 198 653
Pharmacy 27 241 669
Biochemical Engineering 33 299 707
Radiochemistry 20 204 854

Physics

The University of Cagliari ranked 23rd for Physics in Italy and 616th in the World with 3,968 publications made and 151,301 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Quantum and Particle physics, Nuclear Physics, Astrophysics and Astronomy, Condensed Matter Physics.

Rank Ranking
#23 of 64 In Italy
#222 of 970 In Europe
#616 of 4,083 In the World

University of Cagliari
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 23 15
1992 26 6
1993 20 8
1994 32 16
1995 54 28
1996 55 72
1997 63 214
1998 51 69
1999 61 134
2000 75 118
2001 94 161
2002 80 155
2003 99 214
2004 111 294
2005 127 299
2006 119 458
2007 117 269
2008 142 939
2009 148 492
2010 172 790
2011 143 727
2012 182 1010
2013 191 1327
2014 214 1166
2015 225 1405
2016 230 1310
2017 173 1020
2018 202 1002
2019 187 850
2020 175 606
2021 188 390
Speciality Italy rank Europe rank World rank
Condensed Matter Physics 11 133 316
Nuclear Physics 22 149 317
Theoretical Physics 18 155 344
Astrobiology 13 144 362
Astrophysics and Astronomy 19 151 373
Applied/Engineering Physics 15 143 375
Quantum and Particle physics 27 208 466
Medical Physics 34 223 585
Nanotechnology 21 210 605
Biophysics 23 223 609
Materials Science 20 199 618
Acoustical Engineering 21 203 629
Atomic and Molecular physics 26 267 640
Optical Engineering 33 328 881

Computer Science

The University of Cagliari ranked 16th for Computer Science in Italy and 476th in the World with 2,710 publications made and 82,354 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Neuroscience, Machine Learning, Bioinformatics and Computational biology, Computer Vision.

Rank Ranking
#16 of 70 In Italy
#185 of 1,053 In Europe
#476 of 4,394 In the World

University of Cagliari
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 11 23
1992 7 30
1993 6 7
1994 10 5
1995 8 39
1996 17 24
1997 33 127
1998 16 69
1999 19 106
2000 32 126
2001 30 110
2002 42 187
2003 38 91
2004 39 121
2005 58 162
2006 53 157
2007 68 235
2008 86 199
2009 100 310
2010 108 218
2011 124 317
2012 138 508
2013 150 555
2014 153 409
2015 180 717
2016 196 622
2017 179 933
2018 179 826
2019 192 744
2020 178 550
2021 204 270
Speciality Italy rank Europe rank World rank
Machine Learning 3 49 194
Neuroscience 10 93 228
Cyber Security 10 75 260
Software Engineering 18 183 374
Web Design and Development 19 154 388
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 12 144 428
Blockchain and Cryptography 19 151 451
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 26 188 475
UX/UI Desgin 21 226 485
Telecommunications 19 172 503
Data Science 20 222 519
Multimedia 18 218 546
Animation 13 195 553
Computer Vision 23 198 574
Human-Computer Interaction 27 269 578
Database Administration 23 224 586
Computer Networking 22 178 617
Computer Graphics 17 228 621
Computer Engineering 22 198 644
Management Information Systems 25 323 783
Computational Linguistics 24 303 793
Library and Information science 29 330 917
Cognitive Science 40 371 946
Game Design and Development 37 396 1004

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The University of Cagliari ranked 20th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Italy and 675th in the World with 2,295 publications made and 55,247 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Political Science, Sociology, Archaeology, Communications and Public Relations.

Rank Ranking
#20 of 76 In Italy
#255 of 1,148 In Europe
#675 of 5,074 In the World

University of Cagliari
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 19 7
1992 5 4
1993 6 6
1994 9 9
1995 6 4
1996 20 15
1997 16 16
1998 17 74
1999 19 80
2000 28 137
2001 20 74
2002 16 41
2003 40 240
2004 34 117
2005 35 93
2006 46 175
2007 35 77
2008 42 152
2009 67 126
2010 71 138
2011 91 567
2012 132 359
2013 117 298
2014 134 336
2015 168 426
2016 173 316
2017 150 366
2018 168 346
2019 164 316
2020 203 460
2021 197 298
Speciality Italy rank Europe rank World rank
Forensic Science 3 14 37
Archaeology 13 90 219
Urban and Regional planning 13 130 287
Classics and Ancient History 18 171 459
Sports / Exercise science 15 180 467
Demography 17 174 472
International Law 20 222 535
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 11 217 553
Art History 16 224 590
Journalism and Digital Media 14 220 601
Special Education 15 228 659
Occupational Safety and Health 14 217 688
Anthropology 13 233 744
History 15 249 754
Human Rights Law 25 280 760
Publishing 21 286 762
Genealogy 25 276 768
Philosophy 25 291 801
Linguistics 25 298 801
Public Policy / Administration 21 287 828
Political Economy 21 303 844
Aesthetics 20 293 871
Law Enforcement 29 288 877
Library and Information science 29 330 917
Communications and Public Relations 18 323 921
Political Science 22 358 945
Sociology 25 358 1015

Environmental Science

The University of Cagliari ranked 22nd for Environmental Science in Italy and 644th in the World with 1,889 publications made and 37,599 citations received. Main research topics: Geography and Cartography, Geology, Ecology, Environmental Management, Petrology and Geochemistry.

Rank Ranking
#22 of 67 In Italy
#240 of 933 In Europe
#644 of 4,025 In the World

University of Cagliari
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 11 2
1992 5 2
1993 2 7
1994 9 8
1995 8 8
1996 7 9
1997 19 54
1998 16 24
1999 18 19
2000 26 78
2001 20 36
2002 20 36
2003 29 103
2004 30 58
2005 34 58
2006 47 141
2007 44 100
2008 41 121
2009 50 133
2010 76 146
2011 62 141
2012 101 196
2013 92 222
2014 111 281
2015 141 299
2016 128 306
2017 130 337
2018 126 453
2019 116 316
2020 158 392
2021 154 187

Psychology

The University of Cagliari ranked 14th for Psychology in Italy and 514th in the World with 1,568 publications made and 69,924 citations received. Main research topics: Neuroscience, Psychiatry, Clinical Psychology, Child Psychology, Social Psychology.

Rank Ranking
#14 of 66 In Italy
#186 of 833 In Europe
#514 of 3,654 In the World

University of Cagliari
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 12 25
1992 6 29
1993 9 10
1994 8 4
1995 5 39
1996 10 21
1997 25 116
1998 9 66
1999 18 134
2000 17 110
2001 17 52
2002 19 96
2003 25 104
2004 18 163
2005 29 148
2006 47 255
2007 37 227
2008 40 146
2009 37 256
2010 53 252
2011 53 361
2012 62 372
2013 74 284
2014 118 471
2015 109 458
2016 124 420
2017 118 794
2018 96 246
2019 87 270
2020 110 350
2021 124 268
Speciality Italy rank Europe rank World rank
Neuroscience 10 93 228
Psychiatry 10 97 281
Clinical Psychology 10 133 438
Occupational Therapy 25 182 480
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 11 217 553
Child Psychology 14 223 622
Special Education 15 228 659
Sexology 16 210 723
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 12 250 775
Cognitive Science 40 371 946
Social Psychology 24 361 1114

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Non-core subjects for the University of Cagliari

Speciality Italy Europe World Rank
Hospitality and Hotel Management 4 62 171
Real Estate 7 83 276
International Trade 5 110 306
Sculpture 24 148 314
Painting and Drawing 24 148 314
Illustration and Concept Art 24 165 360
Investment Banking and Stock trading 14 136 383
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 16 163 386
International Business 9 173 444
Fashion Design 16 201 481
Environmental Economics 25 210 523
Finance 17 189 527
International Economics 23 215 531
Tax Law 19 197 536
Economics 20 217 575
Accounting 18 207 591
Mathematics 21 234 633
Cinematography 24 249 645
Interior Design 20 203 652
Literature 16 220 656
Graphic Design 21 258 661
Entertainment Industry Business 19 250 661
Photography 21 258 679
Applied Mathematics 31 272 687
Business 22 273 694
Performing arts 19 260 697
Art & Design 22 289 699
Project Management 26 306 747
Statistics 24 274 750
Actuarial Science 32 287 759
Music 21 289 789
Creative Writing 23 289 791
Risk Management 32 324 798
Entrepreneurship 36 394 894
Singing and Vocal Performance 32 304 950
Marketing 32 356 969