University of Ferrara: Rankings

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The University of Ferrara ranked 23rd in Italy and 628th in the World 2022 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 101 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the University of Ferrara is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 26,003 publications and 981,630 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 40 notable alumni .

Rank Ranking
#628 of 14,134 In the World
#251 of 2,788 In Europe
#23 of 88 In Italy
#3 of 4 In Emilia-Romagna
#114 of 1,025 For Cosmetology
#164 of 1,007 For Dermatology
#168 of 1,011 For Nuclear Physics
#1123 of 7,351 For Alumni Impact
#1181 of 14,134 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 98 other topics

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Medicine

The University of Ferrara ranked 24th for Medicine in Italy and 420th in the World with 8,237 publications made and 325,061 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Immunology, Surgery, Pathology, Pharmacology.

Rank Ranking
#24 of 67 In Italy
#146 of 1,019 In Europe
#420 of 4,740 In the World

University of Ferrara
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 68 43
1992 42 34
1993 29 26
1994 74 62
1995 52 126
1996 153 232
1997 107 284
1998 128 284
1999 131 225
2000 141 512
2001 172 401
2002 146 406
2003 200 603
2004 168 790
2005 193 1708
2006 178 1139
2007 268 1519
2008 266 1481
2009 280 1246
2010 288 1299
2011 293 1360
2012 335 1512
2013 335 1531
2014 358 1474
2015 389 1759
2016 445 2048
2017 398 1715
2018 433 2069
2019 435 1922
2020 594 2596
2021 782 1405
Speciality Italy rank Europe rank World rank
Cosmetology 9 40 114
Dermatology 17 57 164
Dentistry 8 64 174
Orthodontics 7 64 200
Pharmacology 12 75 263
Neurosurgery 25 107 275
Cardiology 19 104 276
Epidemiology 16 115 311
Oncology and Cancer research 19 107 318
Respiratory Therapy 18 123 332
Immunology 22 126 341
Plastic Surgery 23 110 349
Critical Care Nursing 29 155 374
Occupational Therapy 19 146 393
Pathology 25 137 397
Pediatrics 26 142 399
Virology 22 136 403
Surgery 25 137 411
Anesthesiology 24 141 426
Gastroenterology and Hepatology 28 147 433
Audiology 23 183 459
Medical Physics 28 187 470
Ophthalmology 28 159 478
Sonography and Ultrasound 29 176 484
Anatomy and Physiology 20 176 499
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) 28 189 506
Radiology and Nuclear medicine 33 166 515
Biomedical Engineering 21 188 527
Physical Therapy 28 212 538
Psychiatry 24 192 551
Pharmacy 23 211 565
Urology 30 180 567
Radiation Therapy 33 195 578
Forensic Science 26 202 592
Health Science 27 212 593
Toxicology 22 183 594
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine 28 206 618
Gerontology 14 173 622
Sports / Exercise science 25 259 665
Sports Medicine 35 270 697
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 20 236 722
Family medicine 24 243 774
Healthcare Management (MHA) 28 268 779
Social Work 13 250 822
Optometry 33 267 851
Public Health 27 269 875
Clinical Psychology 31 320 1017

Biology

The University of Ferrara ranked 19th for Biology in Italy and 445th in the World with 6,267 publications made and 324,224 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Immunology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Pharmacology.

Rank Ranking
#19 of 66 In Italy
#159 of 943 In Europe
#445 of 4,497 In the World

University of Ferrara
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 83 39
1992 31 43
1993 37 29
1994 67 72
1995 38 107
1996 120 260
1997 118 270
1998 141 270
1999 120 273
2000 150 506
2001 150 487
2002 139 629
2003 167 602
2004 154 1635
2005 195 1747
2006 162 1089
2007 206 1320
2008 241 1294
2009 225 1132
2010 240 1436
2011 208 922
2012 253 1303
2013 262 1246
2014 256 1211
2015 300 1575
2016 300 1498
2017 271 1667
2018 245 1827
2019 229 1029
2020 298 1783
2021 396 583
Speciality Italy rank Europe rank World rank
Paleontology 7 85 196
Pharmacology 12 75 263
Neuroscience 17 129 307
Oncology and Cancer research 19 107 318
Evolutionary Biology 9 129 321
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 13 133 333
Immunology 22 126 341
Molecular Biology 13 116 352
Virology 22 136 403
Genetics 14 155 407
Biochemistry 19 184 471
Astrobiology 20 192 472
Biophysics 19 186 497
Zoology 20 196 507
Toxicology 22 183 594
Entomology 23 221 611
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 21 205 620
Botany 27 248 704
Nanotechnology 28 241 709
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 20 236 722
Microbiology 34 294 898
Nutrition and Food Science 35 297 1049
Agricultural Science 36 343 1187

Physics

The University of Ferrara ranked 25th for Physics in Italy and 666th in the World with 4,918 publications made and 237,131 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Quantum and Particle physics, Astrophysics and Astronomy, Nuclear Physics, Optical Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#25 of 64 In Italy
#241 of 970 In Europe
#666 of 4,083 In the World

University of Ferrara
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 31 10
1992 16 6
1993 26 19
1994 32 32
1995 27 23
1996 72 65
1997 77 213
1998 71 85
1999 95 289
2000 90 170
2001 114 261
2002 106 522
2003 142 669
2004 169 310
2005 140 445
2006 173 487
2007 231 646
2008 186 930
2009 184 606
2010 182 667
2011 179 1443
2012 207 932
2013 266 1427
2014 320 5218
2015 285 1781
2016 313 1731
2017 244 1649
2018 232 1509
2019 194 866
2020 187 2673
2021 193 322
Speciality Italy rank Europe rank World rank
Nuclear Physics 14 85 168
Astrophysics and Astronomy 13 106 257
Quantum and Particle physics 22 149 321
Medical Physics 28 187 470
Astrobiology 20 192 472
Biophysics 19 186 497
Atomic and Molecular physics 22 237 533
Applied/Engineering Physics 20 210 535
Condensed Matter Physics 24 238 572
Theoretical Physics 31 269 677
Optical Engineering 22 268 685
Nanotechnology 28 241 709
Acoustical Engineering 29 269 794
Materials Science 27 285 882

Chemistry

The University of Ferrara ranked 25th for Chemistry in Italy and 683rd in the World with 3,598 publications made and 120,209 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Petrology and Geochemistry.

Rank Ranking
#25 of 64 In Italy
#238 of 979 In Europe
#683 of 4,319 In the World

University of Ferrara
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 42 30
1992 19 14
1993 33 27
1994 45 27
1995 31 37
1996 66 101
1997 64 90
1998 71 121
1999 72 148
2000 97 229
2001 106 244
2002 91 308
2003 107 244
2004 117 410
2005 98 357
2006 110 399
2007 117 348
2008 110 554
2009 146 459
2010 127 433
2011 118 339
2012 110 523
2013 140 428
2014 150 549
2015 176 589
2016 187 670
2017 149 707
2018 151 470
2019 138 421
2020 131 325
2021 138 173
Speciality Italy rank Europe rank World rank
Biochemical Engineering 9 105 223
Petrology and Geochemistry 12 99 270
Organic Chemistry 21 183 457
Biochemistry 19 184 471
Computational Chemistry 19 214 476
Environmental Chemistry 15 198 505
Pharmacy 23 211 565
Inorganic Chemistry 19 198 604
Nanotechnology 28 241 709
Radiochemistry 17 178 756
Materials Science 27 285 882
Chemical Engineering 27 263 897
Nutrition and Food Science 35 297 1049

Engineering

The University of Ferrara ranked 27th for Engineering in Italy and 750th in the World with 3,564 publications made and 85,049 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Automation and Control engineering.

Rank Ranking
#27 of 67 In Italy
#254 of 1,125 In Europe
#750 of 4,626 In the World

University of Ferrara
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 12 15
1992 8 2
1993 5 1
1994 16 3
1995 10 9
1996 36 72
1997 47 80
1998 36 76
1999 58 131
2000 82 129
2001 73 107
2002 80 177
2003 101 258
2004 82 145
2005 85 191
2006 123 254
2007 147 213
2008 126 399
2009 144 307
2010 139 334
2011 155 358
2012 157 317
2013 198 608
2014 201 766
2015 218 488
2016 229 781
2017 215 576
2018 196 429
2019 190 750
2020 172 425
2021 157 169

Environmental Science

The University of Ferrara ranked 18th for Environmental Science in Italy and 584th in the World with 1,955 publications made and 60,548 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Geography and Cartography, Ecology, Paleontology, Petrology and Geochemistry.

Rank Ranking
#18 of 67 In Italy
#219 of 933 In Europe
#584 of 4,025 In the World

University of Ferrara
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 11 6
1992 4 3
1993 3 4
1994 14 11
1995 3 5
1996 9 26
1997 14 30
1998 13 25
1999 24 34
2000 28 104
2001 21 45
2002 33 71
2003 32 122
2004 37 129
2005 50 113
2006 42 229
2007 41 179
2008 74 202
2009 62 300
2010 67 292
2011 75 206
2012 93 534
2013 100 324
2014 113 548
2015 132 544
2016 147 400
2017 144 426
2018 132 471
2019 112 289
2020 126 494
2021 135 190

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The University of Ferrara ranked 26th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Italy and 790th in the World with 1,872 publications made and 60,977 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Archaeology, Political Science, Sociology, Law.

Rank Ranking
#26 of 76 In Italy
#295 of 1,148 In Europe
#790 of 5,074 In the World

University of Ferrara
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 14 13
1992 4 7
1993 3 2
1994 7 13
1995 7 11
1996 15 59
1997 17 45
1998 27 114
1999 17 124
2000 21 89
2001 22 75
2002 24 65
2003 26 121
2004 32 123
2005 32 132
2006 31 103
2007 46 227
2008 43 147
2009 53 290
2010 62 176
2011 76 200
2012 71 268
2013 102 325
2014 125 342
2015 104 447
2016 130 988
2017 117 373
2018 128 438
2019 128 413
2020 169 570
2021 176 218
Speciality Italy rank Europe rank World rank
Genealogy 2 49 148
Archaeology 8 63 153
Classics and Ancient History 16 163 442
Art History 10 175 474
Demography 20 185 498
Forensic Science 26 202 592
Urban and Regional planning 29 265 625
Sports / Exercise science 25 259 665
Social Work 13 250 822
History 21 278 842
International Law 31 338 859
Law 26 302 913
Library and Information science 31 343 969
Political Science 27 407 1090
Sociology 43 525 1694

Computer Science

The University of Ferrara ranked 29th for Computer Science in Italy and 718th in the World with 1,547 publications made and 75,357 citations received. Main research topics: Neuroscience, Bioinformatics and Computational biology, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Computer Networking, Blockchain and Cryptography.

Rank Ranking
#29 of 70 In Italy
#288 of 1,053 In Europe
#718 of 4,394 In the World

University of Ferrara
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 4 1
1992 2 0
1993 1 4
1994 0 0
1995 2 0
1996 10 16
1997 16 8
1998 21 36
1999 20 102
2000 25 49
2001 30 56
2002 23 110
2003 44 136
2004 38 690
2005 34 480
2006 42 58
2007 41 192
2008 80 391
2009 56 601
2010 64 328
2011 79 243
2012 80 307
2013 80 339
2014 80 241
2015 92 401
2016 84 304
2017 69 331
2018 101 902
2019 86 311
2020 95 233
2021 124 151
Speciality Italy rank Europe rank World rank
Neuroscience 17 129 307
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 13 133 333
Cognitive Science 18 196 457
Telecommunications 24 192 560
Computer Engineering 20 178 580
Computer Networking 27 233 756
Blockchain and Cryptography 32 273 772
Software Engineering 39 386 896
UX/UI Desgin 37 385 925
Web Design and Development 40 360 955
Library and Information science 31 343 969
Management Information Systems 35 399 984
Robotics 36 322 984
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 41 444 1326

Psychology

The University of Ferrara ranked 22nd for Psychology in Italy and 693rd in the World with 858 publications made and 53,785 citations received. Main research topics: Neuroscience, Psychiatry, Occupational Therapy, Cognitive Science, Clinical Psychology.

Rank Ranking
#22 of 66 In Italy
#254 of 833 In Europe
#693 of 3,654 In the World

University of Ferrara
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 3 1
1992 2 0
1993 0 0
1994 1 1
1995 0 0
1996 13 30
1997 8 11
1998 15 37
1999 10 14
2000 19 62
2001 18 65
2002 14 70
2003 23 127
2004 17 658
2005 22 140
2006 18 61
2007 20 92
2008 30 176
2009 33 484
2010 39 201
2011 31 307
2012 37 156
2013 35 263
2014 39 144
2015 40 256
2016 58 239
2017 45 191
2018 41 705
2019 39 137
2020 69 298
2021 95 119
Speciality Italy rank Europe rank World rank
Neuroscience 17 129 307
Occupational Therapy 19 146 393
Cognitive Science 18 196 457
Psychiatry 24 192 551
Social Work 13 250 822
Clinical Psychology 31 320 1017

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for the University of Ferrara

Speciality Italy Europe World Rank
Singing and Vocal Performance 4 50 149
Sculpture 25 157 334
Painting and Drawing 25 157 334
Illustration and Concept Art 25 172 372
Tax Law 15 143 424
International Economics 16 195 480
Real Estate 18 171 533
Fashion Design 20 217 549
Accounting 16 195 555
Applied Mathematics 27 245 603
International Trade 25 244 604
Environmental Economics 32 253 636
International Business 28 273 686
Interior Design 23 250 802
Entrepreneurship 34 380 857
Statistics 32 325 879
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 44 365 896
Mathematics 39 363 990
Art & Design 37 418 1121
Economics 44 429 1161
Business 41 439 1178