Universities in Milan are once again among the top ranked by two different institutions the QS Quacquarelli Symonds and the Financial Times.
What is the QS World University Rankings?
According to the institution’s website the QS World University Rankings is
” An annual publication of university rankings which comprises the global overall and subject rankings (which name the world’s top universities for the study of 48 different subjects and five composite faculty areas), alongside our independent regional tables (such as Asia, Latin America, Emerging Europe and Central Asia and the Arab Region). The QS World University Rankings is the most-widely read university rankings in the world.”
This chart highlights the position of the Italian universities compared to the international ones. Italy occupies the seventh place in world and the third in Europe, behind the UK and Germany but before France and Spain. The Politecnico di Milano (engineering, architecture and design) is at the 137th place and first Italian ( and milanese) univerisity to appear in the chart.
The Financial Times raking
According to this second ranking , which scrutinize universities in terms financial education, the Università Bocconi, the milanese and Italian institution for business and administration studies, is at the 7th place.
The Università Bocconi was founded back in 1902 by senator Ferdinando Bocconi and named after the senator’s son Luigi Bocconi who lost his life during the epic battle of Adua.
The university today provides several study courses including the aforementioned course in business and administration, political science, law and finance. Also through the SDA Bocconi School of Management it provides post-graduate training.