Friday, 30 October 2020

DISI first in Italy in Computer Science

In the U.S. News Best Global Universities Ranking

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The Department of Engineering and Computer Science reaffirms its excellent results recognized so far in various international rankings. As a matter of fact, the Best Global Universities ranking just released by the U.S. News & World Reporting scores the University of Trento at the first position in Italy in Computer Science, no. 13 at the European level and no. 78 worldwide with an overall scoreboard reaching  62.1 points.

The ranking classification methodology is based on 10 different indicators of excellence that measure universities' academic performance and reputation. In the field of Computer Science, the University of Trento obtained the best results in publications and citations impact indicators.

“This is a significant result for our research activities, beyond the one obtained independently by the CENSIS official national ranking that positioned our Bachelor and Master’s Degree in Computer Science at the top level in Italy” comments prof. Paolo Giorgini, Director of the Department " In our areas of study,  research and education are two sides of the same coin!"

The Best Global Universities ranking by U.S. News & World Report is an annual ranking of world universities. The ranking methodology is based on 10 different indicators that measure universities' academic performance and reputations. The ranking has since been revised and expanded to cover 1,500 institutions in 81 countries and now includes five regional and 28 subject rankings.