Bronze League
University of Trieste

Italy

University degli Studi di Trieste, Piazzale Europa, 1, 34128 Trieste, Italy

319 World
rank
4 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1924
Short name:
UNITS
Type:
Public
Students:
18140
Faculty:
700
Faculty/Students Ratio:
26
:
1
Web-site:
www.units.it/
Region:
Europe
Location:
Trieste
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 319 53.681
Teaching 403 47.259
Research 274 59.024
International Diversity 322 54.015
Financial Sustainability 524 43.762
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 485 29.464
Research Perfomance Rankings 150 75.092
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TEACHING
World Rank: 403
Country rank: 5
Score: 47.259
League: Copper League
Dimension
weight
Indicator
name
Indicator
weight
40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 274
Country rank: 9
Score: 59.024
League: Silver League
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weight
Indicator
name
Indicator
weight
40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 322
Country rank: 2
Score: 54.015
League: Bronze League
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weight
Indicator
name
Indicator
weight
10 %
Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 524
Country rank: 12
Score: 43.762
League: World League
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weight
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name
Indicator
weight
10 %
Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

The University of Trieste - UniTs, is located on the Italian eastern border, very close to Slovenia and Croatia. Trieste is also a well known crossroad town in directions North-South and East-West directions, especially from Mitteleuropean Countries (Austria, Germany, Czech Republic, etc) and Mediterranean ones. The University of Trieste is a complete university with 12 Faculties with strong dynamics in cultural, scientific and international terms. Trieste also hosts several International scientific Institutions very well linked with the University, in this way UniTs provides graduate and post-graduate students with a challenging and rewarding atmosphere.

Mission Statement

The mission of the University of Trieste pursues 3 main goals: Education, Research, Internationalization University of Trieste pursues 3 main goals: Education, Research, Internationalization University of Trieste ranks second in Italy in the enrolment of foreign students over the total number of students enrolled. With its services and structures, excellent facilities and significant research funding, UniTs provides graduate and post-graduate students with a challenging and rewarding atmosphere. Research covers areas ranging from science and technology to arts and social studies. UniTS is currently involved in several research programs at international level, many of which in collaboration with industry. The special interest displayed by international companies has lead to development of many patents registered by UniTs. Given its geo-political position, the University of Trieste carries on this tradition by promoting internationalization. Worldwide partnerships with about 120 universities testify the university`s global networking research activities. UniTS is involved in various EU programs aiming at enhancing a European dimension of education and the acknowledgement of professional skills. UniTs is very active in the LLP / ERASMUS program, which involves about 600 incoming and outgoing students per academic year through the approximately 330 bilateral agreements signed with EU universities. The University of Trieste acts as coordinator of the CEI (Central European Initiative) University Network.