QS World University Rankings by subject 2015: In 2015 the University of Rome Tor Vergata confirmed its high positioning in QS World University Rankings, improving in as far as 5 disciplines with respect to the previous year (Modern Languages, Computer Science, Biology, Medicine and Chemistry).
QS International Rankings 2015: In 2015 the University of Rome Tor Vergata confirmed its high positioning in QS World University Rankings, improving in as far as 5 disciplines with respect to the previous year (Modern Languages, Computer Science, Biology, Medicine and Chemistry).
It ranks 7th among Italian universities in the world rankings 2014 and it is the only Italian University in the special QS World University Rankings: Top 50 Under 50 2014 dedicated to universities established within the last 50 years (it ranked 33rd worldwide gaining 5 positions compared to the previous year).
The 2015-2016 URAP World Ranking (University Ranking by Academic Performance), drawn up by the Middle East Technical University of Ankara and based on scientific productivity, puts Tor Vergata at the 239th position in the World ranking amongst the top 2000 University surveyed at an international level. In the same classification, Tor Vergata holds the 9th position amongst Italian academic institutions.
“Tor Vergata”: the only Italian in world rankings QS Top 50 2014
“Tor Vergata” is the only Italian University in the special rankings QS World University 2014 Top 50 Under 50, which is dedicated to universities under 50 years of activity. Not only did our University won the national primacy, but also ranked 33rd worldwide (38th in the previous survey), thus confirming its growth trend during recent years.
“Tor Vergata” graduates and labour market:
According to the 17th Almalaurea Report (2015) and basing on the interview sample, 44% of 3-year course graduates were employed a year after obtaining their degree, which is higher than the national average of 41%. With respect to master degrees, 59% of graduates were employed 12 months after getting their degree (i.e. 3 points higher than the national average of 56%). Such percentage reaches 80% of respondents after three years from graduation (as much as 7 points higher than the national average of 73%).
“Tor Vergata” is “Very Good” for foreign students
Study portals, a platform for international studies founded in 2007, awarded the University of Rome Tor Vergata with the “Very Good International Student Satisfaction 2014” medal. Such medal is assigned basing on reviews by international students who attended “Tor Vergata”: in their rankings our University ratings scored 8 to 8.9 out of 10.
“Tor Vergata” among the top ten Universities to study Humanities according to Censis
The University of Rome Tor Vergata is third in the recent Censis rankings for the top ten Universities to study Humanities, Philosophy, History, Dams (Art, Music and Show Disciplines) and Cultural Heritage. Censis evaluates two parameters: ‘student career progression’ and ‘international relations’.
“Tor Vergata” wins the spin-off ‘bet’
According to the latest Netval Report 2014 on the state of the art of technological transfer in Italy, “Tor Vergata” ranks among the top 10 universities in Italy betting on spin-off businesses: together with Politecnico di Milano and Università Politecnica delle Marche it registers a spin-off of 2.8%.
Bio-medicine: a spin-off by “Tor Vergata” signs an agreement with Hong Kong’s BGI
The most advanced biotechnological and bioinformation technologies combine with the historic tradition of the University of “Tor Vergata” in Genetics: the first University pole for non-invasive prenatal genetic screening (chromosomal diseases) based on sequencing free foetal DNA fragments circulating in pregnant women’s blood is Italian. Created through an agreement among the Chinese BGI, i.e. the world’s largest genomics group, the Bioscience Institute of San Marino and the University of Rome Tor Vergata.
“Tor Vergata”’s spin-off Innosensor among ‘Startup of the Year’ award winners
University of Rome Tor Vergata’s spin-off Innosensor was awarded the YEI-Franci@Innovazione by the Embassy of France in Italy under the ‘Startup of the Year 2014’ award. This award allowed this spin-off to take part in the exhibition ‘Innovation Connecting Show’ in Toulouse. The company was set up in May 2012 with a mission to design and develop innovative sensors and sensory systems.
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.