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.
UAB ranks as 150 best world universities
In the 2019 edition of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, the UAB is the second Spanish university, occupying position 145 in the world ranking. In Europe, the UAB ranks among the Top 100 (63th position).
UAB is the second Spanish university
The UAB is the second-ranked university in Spain according to the QS World University Rankings 2020. The UAB is located at position 188in the world ranking (and 82 in Europe) of the 500 World's Best universities by QS.
5th best Spanish university
The UAB is located between positions 301 and 400 in the World Ranking produced by the Shanghai Jiao Tong University. At Spanish level, the UAB appears as the 5th best university.
UAB ranks World's 168 university
UAB is the 168th world university in the Best Global Universities ranking published by the American newspaper US News. At European level occupies the 70th position and is the third Spanish university.
The UAB ranks 12th in the world ranking
The UAB is in the 12th position worldwide, 5th at European level, and the second 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.
The UAB ranks 13th in world classification
In the 2018 edition of the THE Young University Rankings, the UAB ranks 13th, ocuppying the second place among Spanish universities, and 7th among european.
UAB ranks World's 226 university
UAB ranks world's 226th university, la 93rd in Europe and 2nd in Spain, in the 2018 edition of RUR Ranking Agency. In teaching criteria UAB ranks 183rd worldwide.
Second university in Spain
UAB ocupa ranks 267th from all world universities, and is the second spanish university in the new Scimago Institutions Ranking 2018.
UAB ranks 129
UAB is the second university in Spain, the 51st in Europe and 129th in the world according to the 2017-2018 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.
UAB has nine scientific disciplines among best 100 in the World
Nine scientific disciplines at UAB are among the top 100 in the world: Veterinary (placed among 50 best worls universities on 30st place), Archaeology, Modern Languages, Agriculture, Geography, Sociology, Comunication, Economics, and Educacion, as ranked at QS WUR by Scientific Disciplines Ranking 2019. In overall, UAB is among the top 200 universities in 26 of the 48 subjects classified by QS.
UAB ranks World's 180 university
UAB has reached 180th place worldwide in the Global indicator published by the National Taiwan University (NTU) in 2018 on the basis of research activity. UAB remains among 200 best world's universities and consolidates as second spanish university.
UAB ranks 2nd in spanish universities
UAB ranks 152 in the global rank. At spanish level, occupies second place in the sixth edition of this ranking published by Center for World University Rankings from Saudi Arabia.
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.
UAB is the 3rd spanish university in volume of papers
In the 2018 edition of the Leiden University Ranking of scientific productivity, UAB ranks 196th worldwide. At Spanish level is 3rd in total volume of publications, and 2nd in international collaboration.
The UAB is among best Spanish universities in research
UAB ranks second in the productivity ranking (ISSUE-P) on research. Moreover, the UAB is in fourth place in the Productivity global ranking ISSUE-P, which groups teaching, research and technology development rankings
The system rankings 2018 ISSUE "Synthetic Indicators of Spanish Universities", is published by the BBVA Foundation and the Institut Valencià d'Investigacions Econòmiques (IVIE).
UAB ranks first in spanish universities
UAB obtains the best score in "Ranking de universidades españolas. 50 grados titulaciones" held by El Mundo newspaper. 24 UAB degrees are included in top 5 places in their respective subjects. Five of them occupy first place: Advertising and Public Relations, Audiovisual Communication, Environment, Political Sciences and Public Administration and Vetherinary.
UAB ranks 37th in the world and is the 2nd Spanish university
UAB ranks 37th in the World and second in Spain at the 9th edition of GreenMetric Ranking of World Universities. This ranking is hold by Indonesia University, and compares universities efforts for sustainibility and responsive policies with environtment.
UAB is the best spanish university by number of high-performance criteria
In the 6th edition of the ranking held by Fundación CYD, in cooperation with U-Multirank, UAB is the first Spanish university in obtaining the highest number of high-performance criteria.
UAB website ranks world's 225th and third in Spain
El web de la UAB se encuentra en la posición 225 del mundo y la tercera de España según el ránking Webometrics 2019 que elabora Cibermetrics LAB del CSIC. El ránking analiza aspectos como el tamañodel web, los enlaces de otas páginas, el nñumero de documentos disponibles, la tranaparencia o la excelencia.
UAB ranks 100th in Europe's most innovative universities
UAB ranks 100th in the first edition of Reuters top 100 Europe's most innovative universities, and ocupies fifth place in Spain.
UAB libraries rank among most efficient in Spain
UAB libraries rank in first position in the SECABA Spanish University Libraries Ranking (ECABA-Rank 2017), based on budget incomes amb loans per capita.