#113 Overall Influence

University of Padua

University in Italy

From Wikipedia

The University of Padua is an Italian university located in the city of Padua, region of Veneto, northern Italy. The University of Padua was founded in 1222 by a group of students and teachers from Bologna. Padua is the second-oldest university in Italy and the world's fifth-oldest surviving university. In 2010 the university had approximately 65,000 students. It was ranked "best university" among Italian institutions of higher education with more than 40,000 students in 2016, and best Italian university according to ARWU ranking in 2018.

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What is University of Padua known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#80 World Rank
Mathematics
#89 World Rank
Biology
#68 World Rank
Philosophy
#63 World Rank
Physics
#144 World Rank
Literature
#134 World Rank
Engineering
#157 World Rank
Medical
#208 World Rank
Computer Science
#107 World Rank
Religious Studies
#265 World Rank
Law
#504 World Rank
Business
#279 World Rank
History
#392 World Rank
Chemistry
#291 World Rank
Psychology
#623 World Rank
Education
#471 World Rank
Political Science
#188 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#466 World Rank
Economics
#522 World Rank
Communications
#348 World Rank
Sociology
#340 World Rank
Anthropology
#1185 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#2171 World Rank
Nursing
#1485 World Rank
Social Work

Influential People

Who are University of Padua's Most influential alumni?

University of Padua 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Physics, Philosophy, and Mathematics

Adriaan van den Spiegel

Adriaan van den Spiegel

Flemish physician, anatomist

Giuseppe Colombo

Italian scientist, mathematician and engineer

Bartolomeo Panizza

Bartolomeo Panizza

Italian anatomist

Stephen Báthory

Stephen Báthory

King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania

Henry M. Hoenigswald

American linguist

Theodor Zwinger

Theodor Zwinger

Swiss physician

Johannes Lucius

Johannes Lucius

Venetian Dalmatian historian

Francesco Guicciardini

Francesco Guicciardini

Italian writer, historian and politician

Giacomo Casanova

Giacomo Casanova

Venetian adventurer and writer

Cyril Lucaris

Cyril Lucaris

Patriarch of Constantinople

Mariarosa Dalla Costa

Mariarosa Dalla Costa

Italian professor

Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc

Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc

French astronomer