What are the best universities in the world? In which the university degree has a more substantial value? To answer these questions was, as every year, the study conducted and completed in the QS World University Rankings 2012/2013, which provides the usual merciless result for Italian universities , relegated to second and third floor, in a long list that sees dominate the American and British universities. But we try to portray clearly the current top 20, and see where you place the poles tricolor.


Currently, the top 20, as previously mentioned, sees rulers colleges U.S. and UK:
1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), U.S.
2 University of Cambridge UK
3 U.S. Harvard University
4 UCL (University College London) UK
5 University of Oxford UK
6 Imperial College London, UK
7 U.S. Yale University
8 University of Chicago U.S.
9 U.S. Princeton University
10 California Institute of Technology (Caltech) U.S.
11 Columbia University U.S.
12 University of Pennsylvania U.S.
13 ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) CH
14 Cornell University U.S.
15 U.S. Stanford University
16 Johns Hopkins University U.S.
17 University of Michigan U.S.
CA 18 McGill University
19 University of Toronto CA
20 Duke University U.S.

And Italy? In trying to uphold the honor flag is the University of Bologna, which, however, can not reach beyond the 194 position but, on the other in sharp decline (11 positions) compared to 2011. Down 6 places the second Italian university, Sapienza University of Rome, but in 216 position, while a sharp rise is the Politico of Milan, now 244 m against 277 m instead of 2011. Salli 19 positions the University of Milan, now in position 256 but, as it descends several steps the University of Papua, but today in 298 position. We talked many times over the last few weeks of training programs to be started at all major Italian university centers. you missed some “episode” of our regular insights, please consult this helpful guide.