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Iuav is among the best universities in the world for Art History


An excellent result for Universitā Iuav di Venezia in QS World University Ranking by Times Higher Education.

The 2023 edition of the QS World University Ranking includes the field of Art History for the first time and places Universitā Iuav di Venezia in 18th place. Iuav is still among the world's top 100 universities in the Architecture and Planning sector.


QS World University Ranking is the most consulted global university ranking published by QS Quacquarelli Symonds, ans is a key-reference for prospective students.


Iuav is ranked 18th among the best universities in the world in the Art History sector, which is part of the ranking for the first time.

This result rewards the consolidated tradition of historical studies and visual arts, which, together with design, fashion, theatre and performing arts, have become a key-feature of the university educational offer.


Iuav maintains its position in the top 100 for the Architecture and Built Environment, ranking third in Italy, after the Politecnico di Milano and Politecnico di Torino, and on par with Universitā La Sapienza. It moves up the ranking in the Arts and Design sector, ranking between 101 and 150.


This year, 1,500 universities in 93 countries were included in the QS World University Ranking by subject. The ranking assesses the reputational aspect and 13 performance indicators grouped into 5 macro-areas.

Italy ranks third in Europe for the number of appearances in the top ten and its position is improving annually.