Vita-Salute San Raffaele University also ranks #20 for Surgery, according to the rakings per subjects, which lists the world's top universities for surgery, based on their research performance in the field.
Best Global Universities rankings ranks institutions from the U.S. and more than 90 other countries based on 13 indicators that measure their academic research performance and their global and regional reputations.
The indicators are the following:
Global research reputation
Regional research reputation
Normalized citation impact
Number of publications that are among the 10% most cited
Percentage of total publications that are among the 10% most cited
Number of highly cited papers that are among the top 1% most cited in their respective field
Percentage of total publications that are among the top 1% most highly cited papers