Pubblicato il: 26/06/2023
The University of Milan

The University of Milan

According to the QS World University Rankings 2024, the University of Milan is the 2nd university in Italy and the 77th university in the world with regard to Sustainability, the indicator that assesses the environmental and social impact of each university.

Moreover, the University of Milan ranked 5th in Italy and 159th globally with regard to Academic Reputation. This indicator is based on the annual QS Academic Reputation Survey, which asks global researchers to name the most prestigious Universities in their specific field of study. Finally, the University ranked 6th with regard to Employment Outcome, which is a new indicator introduced for the 2024 edition and reflects the ability of institutions to ensure a high level of employability for their graduates.

The University of Milan is 276th in the overall ranking, thus performing among the Top 19% of all the universities listed in the QS World University Rankings 2024. 

The results of the QS Ranking 2024 show how in the last few years our University has committed to planning its activities with a view to their actual sustainability, and to constantly updating its educational offer so as to train citizens who can have a positive impact on their future professional fields”, said Maria Pia Abbracchio, Deputy Vice-Rector and Deputy Rector for research coordination and promotion. She added: “The rank achieved by our University in the field of Academic Reputation, which contributes for around 40% to the overall score in this ranking, reflects our continuous efforts to communicate the quality our research, as well as its impact worldwide”.

Antonella Baldi, Deputy Rector for Internationalization, said: “Students who have to choose their future academic pathway often rely on international rankings. The University of Milan follows only the most famous ones, and QS is one of them. Now QS has recognised the international reputation of our institution, including the University of Milan among the top higher-education institutions in the world”.

For its World University Rankings 2024, QS selected 1,500 institutions out of the 2,963 based in 104 countries of the world, analysing more than 17 million publications and 141 million citations. Forty-two Italian institutions have been included in the ranking.