UniME is currently listed among the top Universities in the world by some of the major international rankings.

The prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) “World University Rankings by Subject” 2021  ranked the University of Messina for the first time among the best 400 universities in the world for Engineering (301-400 in the world and 11th in Italy) and for Psychology (range 301-400 in the world and 9th in Italy).

Furthermore, the University was among the top 500 universities in the world for disciplines related to medicine and health (“Clinical, Pre-clinical & Health” range 401-500 in the world and 14th in Italy), biological sciences (“Life Sciences”, range 401-500 and 15th in Italy) and computer science (“Computer Science”, range 401-500 in the world and 14th in Italy).

UniMe also ranks among the top 800 out of 3000 universities evaluated, for the natural sciences (“Physical Sciences”) and for the humanities (“Arts and Humanities”).

Times Higher Education’s disciplinary ranking bases its results on parameters related to the scientific production of the teaching staff, teaching quality, relations with companies and internationalization (more information on methodology can be found here: