Friday, 31 July 2015

The University of Trento among the best Italian Universities

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Once more, the University of Trento confirms the competitiveness in the national academic landscape, reasserting its position at the top of the rankings of the Grande Guida Università Censis-la Repubblica 2015-2016
The “Grande Guida Università Censis-la Repubblica 2015-2016” (Great University Guide Censis-la Repubblica 2015-2016),  at the newsstands since July 27, witnesses the University of Trento improving its scoring by 2 points (from 97,8 to 99,8) and firmly staying at second place in the mid-size State Universities (10 - 20 thousand enrolled students). Just a few decimals from the first position (100,6). 
The score attained by the University of Trento in the Guida Censis-la Repubblica portrays the arithmetic mean of the evaluated expenses for grants and other operation in favour of the students (98 compared to 90 of last year), web (102 compared to 98), internationalisation (98 compared to 106), services (96 compared to 103).
It is important to underline the University of Trento stands out also in the overall rankings of all the State universities. With a score of 99,8, the University of Trento is outdone only for a few decimals by the University of Siena (leader in the averages and in the overall score of 100,6). 
The indicators “structures” (105), and “web (102) have been decisive for the great performance of the University of Trento.
More details are available at the devoted page, in the Rankings section.

The University of Trento earns the second place in the general ranking results among the Italian State universities from the newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore (83 points). 
The main strong points are the high percentage of students enrolled from outside the Trentino region (indicator “Attractiveness”), the number of suitable students that received a scholarships (“Grants”), the positive percentage of credits achieved by the Trento students abroad compared to the total (“International Mobility”), the extremely positive judgements received by the research production (“Research”), the ability of our professors to attract resources for research projects (“External fundings”). 
The methodology used  for the rankings is based on 9 indicators for teaching and 3 for research.