University of Padua: Rankings

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The University of Padua ranked 4th in Italy and 162nd in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 100 in 30 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the University of Padua is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 115,002 publications and 3,953,830 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 417 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#162 of 14,160In the World
#50 of 2,789In Europe
#4 of 88In Italy
#1 of 4In Veneto
#32 of 1,091For Neurosurgery
#33 of 1,164For Cardiology
#34 of 1,119For Gastroenterology and Hepatology
#155 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#378 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top100For 27 other topics

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Medicine

The University of Padua ranked 3rd for Medicine in Italy and 114th in the World with 36,333 publications made and 1,314,606 citations received. Main research topics: Surgery, Oncology and Cancer research, Immunology, Pathology, Cardiology.

RankRanking
#3 of 67In Italy
#28 of 1,028In Europe
#114 of 4,839In the World

University of Padua
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990395313
1991377341
1992377484
1993379549
1994380647
1995385616
19964611027
1997445976
19984411372
19994411408
20004871630
20014631625
20025421950
20036112356
20046962353
20057883374
20069224194
20079364096
200810294759
200911664906
201012146310
201114056361
201214979042
201317748705
201418848426
2015193511080
2016202412225
2017214713182
201818679758
201920828925
2020297518481

Biology

The University of Padua ranked 3rd for Biology in Italy and 132nd in the World with 24,147 publications made and 1,058,634 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Biochemistry, Immunology, Genetics, Molecular Biology.

RankRanking
#3 of 66In Italy
#35 of 958In Europe
#132 of 4,578In the World

University of Padua
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990223267
1991258297
1992244511
1993226562
1994272671
1995282718
19963501006
1997314800
1998294909
19993651292
20003481240
20013661299
20024492238
20034651763
20044771804
20055962917
20066393026
20076703231
20087343498
20098694235
20108755051
20119695452
20129617073
201310775634
201411395989
201512886866
201613259064
201713608426
201811727821
201912696777
202016058785

Physics

The University of Padua ranked 2nd for Physics in Italy and 159th in the World with 20,741 publications made and 936,152 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Astrophysics and Astronomy, Quantum and Particle physics, Nuclear Physics, Optical Engineering.

RankRanking
#2 of 64In Italy
#38 of 978In Europe
#159 of 4,160In the World

University of Padua
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990125113
1991139131
1992172314
1993183296
1994179217
1995247509
1996256384
1997309697
1998302786
1999349670
2000324757
20014471176
20024351378
20034461129
20045591718
20055571646
20065902189
20077552963
20087223098
20098724801
20109855676
20118755984
20128915049
20138915527
2014106410454
201510879201
2016117113641
2017110810279
201810177440
201910645717
202010537140

Engineering

The University of Padua ranked 5th for Engineering in Italy and 173rd in the World with 16,880 publications made and 433,453 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Automation and Control engineering, Electronic Engineering, Chemical Engineering.

RankRanking
#5 of 67In Italy
#41 of 1,147In Europe
#173 of 4,716In the World

University of Padua
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19907336
19917745
19928756
199311881
1994112100
1995103130
1996143127
1997154166
1998157295
1999198344
2000193402
2001245489
20022601024
2003275754
2004292838
2005343792
20064281412
20074991684
20086061581
20096492155
20107352342
20117682817
20127782604
20138412895
20149964029
201511494228
201612154760
201711965101
201810443623
201910673389
202010543421

Chemistry

The University of Padua ranked 2nd for Chemistry in Italy and 163rd in the World with 15,269 publications made and 518,001 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Biochemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Nanotechnology.

RankRanking
#2 of 65In Italy
#36 of 995In Europe
#163 of 4,409In the World

University of Padua
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990150168
1991176139
1992199360
1993196362
1994200354
1995194408
1996248534
1997204380
1998211531
1999268558
2000239551
2001308889
20023311117
2003305993
2004316949
20053551433
20063831247
20074191363
20084221411
20095422269
20105712213
20115142480
20125722220
20135732339
20146602849
20157553176
20168273619
20177993645
20186832299
20197072241
20207522455

Computer Science

The University of Padua ranked 5th for Computer Science in Italy and 173rd in the World with 9,570 publications made and 337,197 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cognitive Science, Bioinformatics and Computational biology, Neuroscience, Computer Networking.

RankRanking
#5 of 70In Italy
#44 of 1,068In Europe
#173 of 4,494In the World

University of Padua
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19902552
19911928
19922327
19933136
19944299
19954457
19963490
199764157
199863230
199988346
200091410
200183195
20021121038
2003138484
2004150624
2005167529
2006222959
20072861018
20082741219
20093751366
20104091580
20114181292
20124913107
20135151957
20145392633
20156292774
20166664785
20177144148
20186455154
20197714140
20208884117

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The University of Padua ranked 4th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Italy and 260th in the World with 8,413 publications made and 248,744 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Sociology, Political Science, Linguistics, Sports / Exercise science.

RankRanking
#4 of 76In Italy
#84 of 1,158In Europe
#260 of 5,152In the World

University of Padua
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19904074
19915647
19923949
19935290
199465125
199551124
199664118
199780201
199876235
199998380
200099264
2001104248
2002106256
2003134418
2004154599
2005148576
2006163784
2007221825
2008230848
20092931207
20103111219
20113551350
20123341353
20134281588
20144581380
20155031914
20165512677
20175643224
20186142473
20196231938
20208084924

Environmental Science

The University of Padua ranked 2nd for Environmental Science in Italy and 197th in the World with 7,108 publications made and 239,416 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Ecology, Geography and Cartography, Environmental Management, Agricultural Science.

RankRanking
#2 of 67In Italy
#63 of 951In Europe
#197 of 4,129In the World

University of Padua
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19902012
19914434
19923629
19934179
19944450
19954372
199651117
199754118
199863134
199966209
200077245
200183242
2002107336
2003123451
2004125501
2005170675
2006179759
2007182861
2008203851
20092511062
20103281454
20112811195
20123411422
20133671368
20144222058
20154822435
20165192214
20175602535
20184392001
20194361932
20205002265

Psychology

The University of Padua ranked 3rd for Psychology in Italy and 180th in the World with 6,779 publications made and 284,370 citations received. Main research topics: Cognitive Science, Child Psychology, Neuroscience, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology.

RankRanking
#3 of 66In Italy
#46 of 846In Europe
#180 of 3,753In the World

University of Padua
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19903043
19913381
19922755
199345101
199443131
19954671
199654180
199751219
199865260
199976385
200088346
200183376
200285472
200396512
2004101614
2005117723
2006170791
20071831088
2008172970
20092551392
20102811623
20112671181
20123152472
20133261480
20143982066
20154401944
20164451890
20175152464
20183803619
20194321802
20206192598

Mathematics

The University of Padua ranked 4th for Mathematics in Italy and 171st in the World with 3,617 publications made and 80,654 citations received. Main research topics: Applied Mathematics, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Statistics, Blockchain and Cryptography, Operations Research.

RankRanking
#4 of 64In Italy
#47 of 838In Europe
#171 of 3,475In the World

University of Padua
Mathematics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19901334
1991208
19921721
19932314
1994249
19952323
19962221
19973686
19982975
199942111
200041104
20015161
20025385
200360206
200472146
200567110
2006106262
2007143263
2008113254
2009147320
2010177361
2011155322
2012180510
2013201518
2014225720
20152351545
2016206594
2017212861
2018209791
2019240593
2020242959

Business

The University of Padua ranked 5th for Business in Italy and 276th in the World with 2,896 publications made and 92,187 citations received. Main research topics: Investment Banking and Stock trading, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Project Management, Occupational Safety and Health.

RankRanking
#5 of 71In Italy
#94 of 1,028In Europe
#276 of 4,080In the World

University of Padua
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199031
199130
19921116
1993128
199456
19951528
19961744
19971972
19981565
19992489
200035174
20014068
200233207
200340175
200447258
200547165
200669292
200789330
200885227
2009108473
2010118293
2011138607
20121941008
2013182824
2014207889
20152381071
2016214462
2017225779
2018178795
2019168451
2020205653

Economics

The University of Padua ranked 5th for Economics in Italy and 276th in the World with 1,982 publications made and 41,631 citations received. Main research topics: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance, Environmental Economics, Development Studies.

RankRanking
#5 of 64In Italy
#102 of 803In Europe
#276 of 3,117In the World

University of Padua
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990223
199144
1992616
1993118
199461
1995105
199641
19971647
19981221
19991730
20001925
20013429
20022516
20033369
20043993
20054685
200653117
200779210
200872185
200979221
201082112
201184228
2012124447
2013134294
2014154536
2015142364
2016123212
2017126432
2018126624
2019102227
2020128743

Art & Design

The University of Padua ranked 5th for Art & Design in Italy and 272nd in the World with 1,223 publications made and 18,910 citations received. Main research topics: Multimedia, Creative Writing, Art History, Architecture, UX/UI Desgin.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and therefore prefers institutions researching arts through computer science.

RankRanking
#5 of 63In Italy
#92 of 734In Europe
#272 of 2,801In the World

University of Padua
Art & Design Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199161
199238
199343
1994414
1995817
199663
199761
1998107
19991621
20001119
20011412
20021237
20032053
20041523
20051760
20063469
20074484
20084076
200952126
201048166
201164100
20126389
201366151
20146995
201586157
201693174
20178494
201885117
2019101208
202095121