The first spin-off company of University of Rome Tor Vergata

Over the years, The University of Tor Vergata has continually improved its position in the international rankings. In the recently published QS World University Top 50 Under 50 2014 ranking, which regards universities less than 50 years old, University of Tor Vergata university has risen yet again advancing by 5 positions, more precisely from 38th to 33rd in the world. This result is even more significant considering that this University is the only Italian university present in this ranking.
According to the QS research, 20% of the best young universities in the world are in Australia that accounts for the highest number of universities among all 25 countries present in the ranking, followed by Spain with 5. Hong Kong and the United Kingdom both with 4, whilst Germany has 3. Korea, Canada, Sweden and the United States of America all have 2.
The final position is established after considering 6 indicators: the academic reputation, the number of quotes, the level of preparation of its students, the quality of the teaching and international activities and finally, employment opportunities. See here for the Italian version