Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies (SSSA) is a public academic institution located in Pisa, Italy. It is a public university institute – with special autonomy – working in the field of applied sciences: Economics and Management, Law, Political Sciences, Agricultural Sciences and Plant Biotechnology, Medicine, and Industrial and Information Engineering. It has the profile of a research-oriented university and is ranked 1st among Italian small-sized universities. In 2017, SSSA placed 10° in the global ranking of the best young universities (<50 years) compiled by the Times Higher Education (THE).