The QS World University Rankings (where QS stands for Quacquarelli-Symonds) is considered a reference for academic performance by all higher education administrators around the globe.
Covid or not, Milano remains an academic powerhouse.
The Politecnico di Milano has seven of its programs ranked among the top 50 in the world. In particular, what its students and faculty affectionately call “il Poli” excels in Design (5th place in the world) and Architecture (10th place), as well as Engineering (20th place) and Computer Science (44th).
For its part, Bocconi is the seventh university in the world for studies of Business & Management and in the top 20 for Social Sciences (16th place).
The Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (aka “la Cattolica”) is among the top 150 universities in the world for Communication & Media Studies and among the top 200 in Economics.
The Bicocca University of Milan, which is the best Italian academic institution in terms of the number of citations collected by its researchers, gains several positions.
Finally, the University of Milan (known as “la Statale”), is solidly among the top 100 in the world for Medicine and stands out the quality of its research on SARS-CoV-2.
Among the top 100 university institutions in the world for Art and Design, there is also NABA, the new academy of fine arts in the south of the city Milano&Partners has signed a creative partnership with, for its YesMilano media campaign dedicated to the city's neighborhoods.
From 12 to 14 March, a class of NABA students will be involved in the Design Marathon, which can be followed on social media.