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UAB in university rankings by scientific field and subjects

The UAB has a prominent position in the most relevant international university rankings by subject and scientific fields.

Global Ranking by Academic Subjects 2022 (ARWU)
Rank Scientific fields and subjects
1-50 Geography (34), Veterinary Sciences (5)
51-75 Agricultural Sciences
76-100 Biotechnology, Ecology, Economics
101-150 Atmospherical Sciences, Instrumental Sciences and Technology, Mathematics, Materials Science, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Oceanography, Physics, 
151-200 Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Energy Science and Engineering, Environment Science and Engineering, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Human Biological Sciences, Medical Technology, Nursing, Pharmacy, Political Science, Public Administration, Sociology   
201-300 Biomedical Engineering, Clinical Medicine, Earth Sciences,  Education, Food Science and Technology, Psychology, Telecomunications Engineering


* Source: Global Ranking by Academic Subjects 2022 (ARWU)

Times Higher Education by Subject 2024

Rank Subject and scientific field
76-100 Art and Humanities (72), Education (71), Social Sciences (85) 
126-150 Business and Economics
151-175 Life Sciences
176-200 Clinical, preclinical and health
201-300 Law, Physical Sciences
301-500 Engineering and Technology, Psychology


* Source: Times Higher Education by Subject 2024

QS WUR 2023 by scientific fields
Rank Scientific field
1-100 Arts and Humanities (91), Natural Sciences (99), Social Sciences and Management (95)
101-150 Life Sciences and Medicine (150),
201-250 Engineering and Technology (228)


QS WUR 2023 by subject
Rank Subjects
1-50 Veterinary Sciences (20)
51-100 Anthropology, Archaeology, Education and Training, Economics, Geography, Linguistics, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Sociology.
101-150 Agriculture and Forestry, Anatomy and Phisiology, Chemical Engineering, Communication, Environmental Sciences, Geology, Geophysics, History, Hospitality and Leisure Management, Law and Legal studies, Physics and Astronomy, Politics,Psychology, Social Policies and Administration

Accountability and Finance, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, English Language,  Materials Science, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Pharmacology, Stadistics.

+200 Business and Management, Mechanical Engineering


* Source: QS WUR by Subject 2023

US NEWS Best Global Universities Ranking 2022

Rank Scientific field and subject
51-75 Environment Sciences and Ecology (62), Neurosciences and Behavior (58), Plant and Animal science (68)
101-150 Arts and Humanities, Biotechnology, Clinical Medicine, Condensed matter physics, Economics and Business, Gastroentherology and hepathology, Immunology, Infectious Diseases, Mathematics, Molecular Biology and Genetics, Materials Science, Physics, Psychiatry and psychology, Social Sciences, Space Sciences, Surgery
151-200 Cardiology, Chemistry, Endocrinology, Geosciences, Microbiology, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Oncology, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Physical chemistry, Radiology
201-300 Agricultural Sciences, Biology and Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronical Engineering


* Source: US NEWS Best Global Universities Ranking 2022

Scimago SIR 2022

Rank Scientific field and subjects
1-50 Veterinary Science (35)
76-100 Social Sciences (86)
101-150 Art and Humanities (115)
201-300 Accountability and Business, Agriculture and Biological Sciences, Ambiental Science, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Computer Science, Economics and Finances, Engineering, Mathematics, Medicine, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Physics and Astronomy, Psychology


* Source: Scimago SIR 2022