The Sant'Anna School is present in various national and international rankings. The following are the most relevant placements.
Times Higher Education World University Rankings (THE)
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings is the only one in the world that includes all the main activities of a University: teaching, research, technological transfer and international visibility.
In 2015/2016 the Sant'Anna School ranked a follows:
Second place at the national level on a census of 34 institutions
One hundred and eightieth place at the international level on a census of 800 institutions
Tenth place at world level of best young universities (under 50 years old)
Scimago Institution Ranking (SIR)
The Scimago Institution Ranking are based on the SCOPUS bibliometric database, featuring thirteen performance indicators of, innovation and web visibility.
The following are some of Sant'Anna Schools best results at the national level:
First place for number of scientific publications for which the School is the main contributor
First place for scientific publications cited by patents
Fourth place for scientific publications in the top 10% of the most cited works
Valutazione della Qualità della Ricerca 2008-2010 (VQR)
Although now close to being updated with the new evaluation 2011-2014, this ranking is to this day the most important national evaluation conducted by the ANVUR for the Ministry of the quality of research in Italian universities. The ranking provides separate scientific area and university size rankings.
In the absolute rankings, the Sant'Anna School fares as follows
First place for one scientific area (Agricultural Sciences)
Second place for four scientific areas (Biological Sciences, Engineering, Economics, Political Science)
Third place for one scientific area (Legal Sciences)
In the size rankings, the Sant'Anna School fares as follows
First place for two scientific areas (Agricultural Sciences, Political Science)
Second place for four scientific areas (Biological Sciences, Engineering, Legal Sciences, Economics)