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The UAB in the rankings

In recent years, the UAB has seen recognition for its efforts in promoting quality in teaching, in attracting international talent and in obtaining a growing impact in research, together with a progressive improvement in its classifications in the most prestigious and influential international rankings. Thus, the UAB is well as occupying an outstanding position among Spanish universities in world rankings such as the QS World University Rankings (QS WUR), the Times Higher Education World University Rankings (THE WUR) and the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). It also ranks as one of the best young universities according to specific rankings made for universities less than half a century old by QS and Times Higher Education. 


THE World University Rankings (THE WUR 2016-2017)

In Spain, the UAB ranks first

In the 2016-2017 edition of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, the UAB is the best Spanish university, occupying position 163 in the world ranking. In Europe, the UAB ranks among the Top 100 (76 position).



QS World University Rankings (QS WUR 2016-2017)

UAB is the second Spanish university

The UAB is the second-ranked university in Spain according to the QS World University Rankings 2016/2017. The UAB is located at position 203 in the world ranking (and 89 in Europe) of the 500 World's Best universities by QS.



Scimago Institution Rankings World Report (SIR WR 2014)

Second university in Spain in volume of scientific activity

According to this report, the UAB ranks second among Spanish universities in total number of publications (Total Output), and ranks 166th of world's higher education institutions.



QS Top 50 Under 50 Ranking (QS 50u50 2016)

The UAB ranks 9th in the world ranking

The UAB is in the 9th position worldwide, 2nd at European level, and the first Spanish university in the QS Top 50 under 50 Ranking which classifies the top 50 universities of the world founded less than 50 years ago.



Scimago Ranking Iberoamerica (SIR IBE 2015)

Second university in Spain in volume and third on impact of scientific activity

UAB ranks 7th in the number of publications at the Ibero-American countries, is the second Spanish university in volume and third in impact of scientific production according to the 2015 edition of the Iberoamerican Ranking Scimago SIR.



Best Global Universities 2016

UAB ranks World's 167 university

UAB is the 167th world university in the Best Global Universities ranking published by the American newspaper US News. At European level occupies the 66th position and is the second Spanish university.



QS WUR By Subject 2016

UAB has twelve scientific disciplines among best in the World

Twelve scientific disciplines at UAB are among the top 100 in the world: Veterinary (placed among 50 best worls universities on 21st place), Archaeology, Modern Languages, Agriculture, Environment, Geography, Physics and Astronomy, Anthropology, Comunication, Education, Social Policy and Administration, and Economics, as ranked at QS WUR by Scientific Disciplines Ranking 2016. In overall, UAB is among the top 200 universities in 25 of the 42 subjects classified by QS.



University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP 2016-2017)

UAB ranks 126

UAB is the second university in Spain, the 50th in Europe and 126th in the world according to the 2016-2017 edition of the URAP ranking, published annually by the Middle East Technical University (Turkey). This ranking classifies 2,000 universities in the world according to the number and quality of scientific publications.



Center for World University Rankings (CWUR 2016)

UAB ranks 2nd in spanish universities

UAB has improved its global rank from 241th to 222nd. At spanish level, ranks up to second place in the fifth edition of this ranking published by Center for World University Rankings from Saudi Arabia.



ISSUE Rankings 2015

The UAB is heading Spanish universities in research productivity

UAB ranks first in the productivity ranking (ISSUE-P) on research. Moreover, the UAB gets to the second place in the Productivity global ranking ISSUE-P, which groups teaching, research and technology development rankings
The system rankings 2015 ISSUE "Synthetic Indicators of Spanish Universities", is published by the BBVA Foundation and the Institut Valencià d'Investigacions Econòmiques (IVIE).



Rankings I-UGR de Universidades Espa˝olas seg˙n Campos y Disciplinas CientÝficas 2014

UAB is the 2nd best spanish university classified

In the 5th edition of the ranking prepared by a research group at the University of Granada, UAB is the second Spanish university in the classification by fields and scientific disciplines. Specifically, UAB is among the top three universities in 7 of the 12 scientific fields established by the ranking, and in 15 of the 37 specialties. UAB is the best university in the fields of Ecology and Environment, Geography and Veterinary.



Leiden Ranking 2016

UAB is the 2nd spanish university in volume of papers

In the 2016 edition of the Leiden University Ranking of scientific productivity, UAB ranks 155th worldwide. At Spanish level is 2nd in total volume of publications, and 5th in international collaboration.



The CSIC Cybermetrics Lab 2017

Fisrt Spanish web repository

The Diposit of Digital Documents (DDD) of the UAB is the first Spanish university web repository, according to the January 2017 edition of the Web of World Repositories Ranking developed by the CSIC, and reaches 20th position in world institutional repositories.