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. 



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Scimago Institutions Rankings (2018)

The UAB is the second university in Spain in volume of scientific activity

According to the ranking elaborated by the Scimago Lab, based on the Scopus database, the UAB ranks second among Spanish universities in total number of publications, and ranks 267th in the world ranking, which includes all type of institutions.

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QS World University Rankings (QS WUR 2020)

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.

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QS Top 50 Under 50 Ranking (QS 50u50 2018)

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.

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THE World University Rankings (THE WUR 2020)

UAB ranks as 200 best world universities

In the 2020 edition of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, the UAB is the second Spanish university, occupying position 157 in the world ranking. In Europe, the UAB ranks among the Top 100 (69th position).

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Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU 2019)

2nd best Spanish university

The UAB is located between positions 201 and 300 in the World Ranking produced by the Shanghai Jiao Tong University. At Spanish level, the UAB appears as the 2nd best university sharing position with other universities.

 

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The Spanish University Research-Activities Observatory (IUNE 2016)

The UAB is the second Spanish university in number of papers by university and per professor

The Observatory driven by Alliance A4U shows that UAB ranks second in number of papers by university and per professor, it is also the second one in the number of papers involving national and international collaboration and in number of citations per university and per professor.

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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.


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University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP 2018-2019)

UAB ranks 133

UAB is the second university in Spain, the 51st in Europe and 133th in the world according to the 2018-2019 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.
 

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QS WUR By Subject 2019

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.

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Leiden Ranking 2019

UAB is the 3rd spanish university in volume of papers

In the 2019 edition of the Leiden University Ranking of scientific productivity, UAB ranks 212th worldwide. At Spanish level is 3rd in total volume of publications, and 2nd in international collaboration.




 

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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.

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THE Young University Rankings (THE YUR 2018)

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.


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