Although none of Italy’s 15 entrants make the top 50, Politecnico di Milano, Sapienza – Università di Roma and Università di Bologna (UNIBO) are all within the top 100.
Spain is home to 13 top math schools, including Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya in the top 100.
ARWU is regarded as one of the three most influential and widely observed university rankings, alongside QS World University Rankings and Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
ARWU is praised by several media and institutions for its methodology and influence.
It is the totality of the university enterprise that is important, as the only place where that totality of ourselves and our world is brought together, and which makes it the strongest provider of the rational explanation and meaning that societies need.
In research, universities create new possibilities; in teaching, they shape new people.Click here to discover the top universities for mathematics in 2019.The QS World University Rankings by Subject includes a ranking of the 400 top universities for mathematics around the world, using global surveys of academics and employers, as well as data on research citations, to compare universities (find out more here).Governments worldwide rightly regard universities as fundamental to the achievement of many national priorities.But it is the paper’s contention that many misunderstand their true benefit to society.Elsewhere, the Netherlands has nine entrants in this year’s mathematics ranking, including Delft University of Technology and the University of Amsterdam.A further 16 prestigious institutions for mathematics are divided between the Nordic countries, with six in Sweden, four in Denmark, and three each in Norway and Finland.The US boasts 72 representatives in this year’s ranking, including 20 in the top 50.Outside the seven top math schools in the top 10, other high-ranking US institutions for mathematics include: California Institute of Technology (Caltech) (12).The challenge to both is to permit autonomy without oppressive accountability, and to give staff and students the freedom to think, speculate and research.These are the very conditions of the personal and collective creativity that are the sources of a university’s deepest benefits to its society.