University Rankings

QS Rankings 2023: Tor Vergata among the best universities in 18 subjects

Mathematics, classics & ancient history and physics & astronomy among the best 2023 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

Once again Tor Vergata University of Rome achieves important goals on a national and international level with the latest QS Ranking by Subjects 2023, the an annual publication of university rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds.

What is QS Ranking

The QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023 cover a total of 54 disciplines, grouped into five broad subject areas. The QS World University Rankings by Subject are compiled annually to help prospective students identify the leading universities in a particular subject.

Research citations, along with the results of major global surveys of employers and academics, are used to rank universities. More information about this year’s methodology is available.

Tor Vergata’s Rankings

Mathematics improved its position in the ranking and is now in 4th place in Italy and gains over 20 points in the world ranking reaching 106th place

The Classics & Ancient History also improved significantly its position: 5th in Italy, but with an improvement that places Tor Vergata University among the top 30 universities in the world in the field.

Finally Physics & Astronomy is also in 7th place in Italy and 144th in the world.

Rector Nathan Levialdi Ghiron comments: “Despite the competition from larger and more specialized Italian universities,we are proud and enthusiastic that our university continues to excel in scientific subjects such as Mathematics and Physics & Astronomy, but also in the field of history and literature”.

International Networks

Among the most important international networks developed by the University of Rome Tor Vergata the following stand out:

  • EUA Network (European University Association): the University of Rome Tor Vergata is part of EUA Network, i.e. a network representing higher education institutions and the Rectors’ Conferences of 46 European Countries. It is a reference point for and supports the development of cooperation and constant update for its members regarding political views about higher education and research.
  • YERUN (Young European Research Universities Network): the University of Rome Tor Vergata is the only Italian university in YERUN, which includes 18 young European universities (less than 50 years of activity) standing out for their results in some of the most important international university rankings (QS World University, Times Higher Education and Shanghai Ranking). It aims at promoting joint research projects in fields with high social impact.