The University of Turin is among the best universities in the world according to the Arwu (Academic Ranking of World Universities), the international ranking created by the Shanghai Ranking Consultancy and published in August 2022. UniTo is ranked fifth among the 46 Italian Universities, equally with the University of Bologna, the University of Naples Federico II and the Politecnico di Milano.

Worldwide the University of Turin is positioned between 201-300 among 2.500 universities, behind La Sapienza, the university of Rome (between 101-150 worldwide) and the Universities of Milan, Padua and Pisa (between 151-200). The
ranking system was created considering six indicators: graduates and professors with Nobel prizes or Fields Medal prizes; the most quoted researchers; articles on Nature or Science; number of publications on Web of Science; per capita performances.

In the new edition of the Subject Ranking of Shanghai in August 2022 UniTo has positioned between 51-75 in Food Science and Technology, between 76-100 in Agricultural Sciences, Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, in Physics and in Veterinary Sciences. Other excellent positions were reached by Dentistry’Oral Sciences, Mathematics and Medical Technology, which are stable in the top 200.