University of Palermo: Rankings

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The University of Palermo ranked 16th in Italy and 491st in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 149 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the University of Palermo is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 44,725 publications and 1,011,342 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 71 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#491 of 14,160In the World
#194 of 2,789In Europe
#16 of 88In Italy
#1 of 4In Sicilia
#52 of 1,076For Architectural Engineering
#65 of 1,010For Civil Engineering
#121 of 1,119For Gastroenterology and Hepatology
#580 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#945 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top50%For 146 other topics

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Medicine

The University of Palermo ranked 18th for Medicine in Italy and 356th in the World with 13,828 publications made and 386,576 citations received. Main research topics: Surgery, Oncology and Cancer research, Immunology, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Pathology.

RankRanking
#18 of 67In Italy
#125 of 1,028In Europe
#356 of 4,839In the World

University of Palermo
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199013940
199114083
1992146136
199311675
1994122131
1995113212
1996131197
1997137179
1998140265
1999148221
2000149302
2001161410
2002160823
2003245575
2004320754
2005370904
20064641443
20075141694
20084861502
20095381910
20105111944
20115512151
20125652106
20136262352
20147002615
20157433380
20167985439
20178103439
20187463526
20198043216
202010966543

Biology

The University of Palermo ranked 18th for Biology in Italy and 429th in the World with 9,540 publications made and 325,448 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Immunology, Botany, Genetics, Biochemistry.

RankRanking
#18 of 66In Italy
#156 of 958In Europe
#429 of 4,578In the World

University of Palermo
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19907327
19916639
19928165
19937447
19945562
19956284
199685162
199779142
1998100209
199998178
2000115288
2001129390
2002154888
2003166572
2004218630
2005244756
2006339903
20073601408
20083741219
20094051448
20103581524
20113761520
20124002457
20134521619
20144832412
20155633283
20166033944
20176022915
20184893972
20195102384
20205992314

Engineering

The University of Palermo ranked 14th for Engineering in Italy and 427th in the World with 7,160 publications made and 149,531 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Automation and Control engineering, Structural Engineering, Optical Engineering.

RankRanking
#14 of 67In Italy
#134 of 1,147In Europe
#427 of 4,716In the World

University of Palermo
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19902916
19912762
19922815
19934224
19944523
19955046
19965465
19974545
199853101
19996987
20006182
200187167
2002102180
200383200
2004117272
2005193369
2006199483
2007281492
2008265615
2009312670
2010326831
2011271778
2012297826
20133551031
20143971225
20154541760
20164891705
20175432091
20184832173
20194561812
20204931492

Chemistry

The University of Palermo ranked 15th for Chemistry in Italy and 480th in the World with 6,345 publications made and 169,234 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Inorganic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry.

RankRanking
#15 of 65In Italy
#172 of 995In Europe
#480 of 4,409In the World

University of Palermo
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19904837
199140100
19924728
19936038
19945542
19956546
199685136
19976082
199870109
199969143
200081137
200188220
2002116381
2003110325
2004147363
2005155378
2006206632
2007272657
2008239779
2009273772
2010242696
2011234721
2012217767
2013235810
20142891095
20153101421
20163931609
20173561599
20183141663
20193121450
20203901404

Physics

The University of Palermo ranked 19th for Physics in Italy and 502nd in the World with 5,466 publications made and 120,962 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Astrophysics and Astronomy, Quantum and Particle physics, Optical Engineering, Atomic and Molecular physics.

RankRanking
#19 of 64In Italy
#183 of 978In Europe
#502 of 4,160In the World

University of Palermo
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19903125
19912021
19923132
19933931
19944234
19953626
19964180
19974154
19985689
19995667
200077137
200199181
2002100140
2003115189
2004153248
2005173279
2006214425
2007291610
2008243574
2009256554
2010254666
2011222675
2012215637
2013210679
2014211734
2015248957
20163011001
20173321529
20182921239
20192901145
20203461175

Environmental Science

The University of Palermo ranked 9th for Environmental Science in Italy and 341st in the World with 4,476 publications made and 113,687 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Geography and Cartography, Ecology, Environmental Management, Agricultural Science.

RankRanking
#9 of 67In Italy
#116 of 951In Europe
#341 of 4,129In the World

University of Palermo
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199054
19911014
19921425
199397
199468
19951427
19962241
19972852
19982854
19994289
200045166
200137110
200269255
200366182
200495166
200592142
2006122484
2007152356
2008177485
2009191581
2010191533
2011186623
2012245748
2013264752
20142831074
20152921123
20163621365
20173741260
20182831628
2019241757
2020270806

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The University of Palermo ranked 14th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Italy and 573rd in the World with 3,621 publications made and 80,725 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Sociology, Political Science, Archaeology, Sports / Exercise science.

RankRanking
#14 of 76In Italy
#214 of 1,158In Europe
#573 of 5,152In the World

University of Palermo
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990104
19911313
19921520
1993125
19941413
19951210
19961723
19971825
19982538
19992449
20003348
20013666
20023687
200338180
20045283
200571177
200684171
200796517
2008117255
2009124379
2010117209
2011132415
2012189349
2013186764
2014219713
2015217601
20162462150
2017299917
20183161471
2019277665
20203661663

Psychology

The University of Palermo ranked 22nd for Psychology in Italy and 692nd in the World with 1,689 publications made and 52,981 citations received. Main research topics: Neuroscience, Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry, Social Psychology, Child Psychology.

RankRanking
#22 of 66In Italy
#248 of 846In Europe
#692 of 3,753In the World

University of Palermo
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199075
199173
199251
199341
199472
199561
1996832
199798
1998818
199951
20001459
20011342
20021626
20032578
200430104
20053988
20063164
200758237
200868238
200969372
201061173
201166232
2012761092
201384294
2014108376
2015113461
2016118452
2017142376
2018991470
2019116419
2020137476
SpecialityItaly rankEurope rankWorld rank
Neuroscience23162397
Clinical Psychology16177557
Cognitive Science25243596
Occupational Therapy29220608
Psychiatry29223628
Special Education15233669
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution15267712
Child Psychology22257726
Sexology23259902
Social Psychology15311936
Social Work13290943
Education Majors153381274

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for the University of Palermo