Our ranking

Quality ofthe Department

  • The Department of Psychology and Cognitive Science was granted the title of “Department of Excellence” by the Italian Ministry of Research and Universities (MUR) between 2018 – 2022 with the highest evaluation possible (100/100)
  • The quality of the research conducted at the department has been evaluated by the VQR (Valutazione della Qualità della Ricerca), and has been consistently ranked as the second best Department in Psychology in Italy since 2004.
  • A governmental screening conducted by the ANVUR, the Italian national Agency For the evaluation Of Universities And Research Institutes, evaluated the department as a whole and the Master in Psychology specifically very positively (8/10). For more details, see the page:ANVUR Periodic Evaluation

Ranking of the University of Trento

  • Trento is the best Italian University in the ranking of medium-sized universities in the Censis Ranking 2023
  • In the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022, the University of Trento is listed among the best Italian Universities in the ranking of medium-sized universities. For more details see the page: best universities in Italy 2022

Education at the Department of Psychology and Cognitive Science:

  • 3 Bachelor Degrees
  • 4 Master degrees (of which 1 in English)
  • 1 Doctoral School


  • 66 Faculty members
  • 45 Research collaborators
  • 8 Administrative and technical staff
  • More than 30 PhD students
  • 1353 enrolled students in the bachelor and master degrees in 2021/2