Universities in Spain
- Rankings & Reviews -

Spain
74 out of 88
  • Universities in Spain
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
24
  • Different Rankings list
  • Universities in Spain
  • (18 institution and 6 subject rankings)
27
  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Spain
  • Among TOP 200

For business studies see our separate ranking of business schools in Spain

Latest ranking updates related to universities in Spain
  • 18 Mar, 2021: Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities updated with University of Barcelona ranked highest among 66 listed universities in Spain.
  • 04 Mar, 2021: New edition of QS World University Rankings By Subject (Performing Arts). 209 universities in Spain ranked.
  • 30 Jan, 2021: 4icu published most recent results of UniRank 4icu - World Ranking. Includes 4 universities from Spain.
  • 28 Jan, 2021: THE Times Higher Education, UK published most recent results of THE World's Most International Universities - Times Higher Education. Includes 2 universities from Spain.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Spain

Veterinary Science
#5 
Autonomous University of Barcelona
Civil Engineering
#5 
Technical University of Madrid
Anthropology
#11 
Rovira i Virgili University
Biological Sciences
#19 
University of La Laguna
Agricultural Sciences
#33 
University of Valencia
Library & Information Management
#37 
University of Barcelona
Linguistics
#73 
Autonomous University of Barcelona
Statistics
#101 
University of Granada
Art & Design
#151 
Technical University of Madrid
Communication & Media Studies
#201 
University King Juan Carlos

Rankings of universities in Spain 2021

#1

University of Barcelona

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (825 reviews)
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  • #3 
  • #198 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #183 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #104 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#2

Autonomous University of Barcelona

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (696 reviews)
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  • #2 
  • #182 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #4 
  • #213 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #2 
  • #113 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#3

Autonomous University of Madrid

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (1672 reviews)
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  • #5 
  • #301 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #2 
  • #200 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #4 
  • #189 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#4

Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF)

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (341 reviews)
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  • #1 
  • #152 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #6 
  • #287 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #12 
  • #278 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#5

University of Navarra

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (273 reviews)
  • #4 
  • #251 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #5 
  • #252 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #8 
  • #256 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#6

Complutense University of Madrid

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (1291 reviews)
  • #7 
  • #501 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #3 
  • #206 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #3 
  • #151 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#7

Polytechnic University of Catalonia

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (287 reviews)
  • #18 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #8 
  • #314 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #10 
  • #270 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#8

University of Valencia

Student satisfaction: 3.8 / 5.0 (967 reviews)
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  • #6 
  • #401 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #16 
  • #591 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #5 
  • #196 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#9

Polytechnic University of Valencia

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (901 reviews)
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  • #24 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #9 
  • #326 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #7 
  • #254 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#10

University of Granada

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (780 reviews)
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  • #12 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #13 
  • #501 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #6 
  • #230 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#11

Technical University of Madrid

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (424 reviews)
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  • #28 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #11 
  • #451 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #14 
  • #339 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#12

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Student satisfaction: 3.7 / 5.0 (181 reviews)
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  • #33 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #7 
  • #311 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #22 
  • #402 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#13

University of Seville

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (977 reviews)
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  • #27 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #15 
  • #581 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #9 
  • #263 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#14

University of Saragossa

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (32 reviews)
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  • #30 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #14 
  • #501 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #13 
  • #308 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#15

University of Alcalá

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (822 reviews)
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  • #31 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #12 
  • #499 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #27 
  • #435 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#16

Rovira i Virgili University

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (55 reviews)
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  • #20 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #21 
  • #751 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #23 
  • #410 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#17

University of the Basque Country

Student satisfaction: 3.7 / 5.0 (42 reviews)
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  • #32 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #22 
  • #751 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #11 
  • #270 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#18

University of Santiago de Compostela

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (171 reviews)
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  • #26 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #20 
  • #701 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #16 
  • #352 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#19

University of Salamanca

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (499 reviews)
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  • #25 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #17 
  • #601 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #17 
  • #356 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#20

University of Oviedo

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (175 reviews)
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  • #22 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #25 
  • #801 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #15 
  • #350 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#21

University of Vigo

Student satisfaction: 3.8 / 5.0 (241 reviews)
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  • #29 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #29 
  • #1001 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #29 
  • #439 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#22

University of the Balearic Islands

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (148 reviews)
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  • #8 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #34 
  • #460 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #19 
  • #629 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#23

University of La Laguna

Student satisfaction: 3.8 / 5.0 (288 reviews)
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  • #15 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #30 
  • #444 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #23 
  • #801 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#24

University of Girona

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (171 reviews)
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  • #11 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #25 
  • #423 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #21 
  • #689 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#25

University of Murcia

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (276 reviews)
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  • #39 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #24 
  • #801 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #18 
  • #376 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#26

James I University

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (370 reviews)
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  • #14 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #31 
  • #447 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #26 
  • #856 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#27

University of Alicante

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (705 reviews)
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  • #40 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #23 
  • #801 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #20 
  • #380 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#28

Miguel Hernández of Elche University

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (293 reviews)
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  • #17 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #33 
  • #456 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #39 
  • #1125 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#29

University of A Coruña

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (186 reviews)
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  • #38 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #26 
  • #801 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #38 
  • #474 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#30

University of Lleida

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (134 reviews)
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  • #16 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #32 
  • #455 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #34 
  • #1012 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#31

University King Juan Carlos

Student satisfaction: 2.9 / 5.0 (607 reviews)
  • #48 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #28 
  • #1001 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #35 
  • #461 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#32

University Pablo de Olavide, Seville

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (294 reviews)
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  • #23 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #36 
  • #462 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #35 
  • #1031 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#33

University of Castilla La Mancha

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (165 reviews)
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  • #45 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #27 
  • #1001 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #28 
  • #437 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#34

International University of Catalonia

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (167 reviews)
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  • #13 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #55 
  • #535 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #53 
  • #7 
U-Ranking of Spanish Universities
[Published 14 July, 2020]


#35

University of Málaga

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (168 reviews)
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  • #37 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #21 
  • #400 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #27 
  • #864 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#36

University Ramon Llull

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (63 reviews)
  • #18 
  • #601 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #39 
  • #478 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #28 
  • #884 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#37

University of Jaén

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (387 reviews)
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  • #34 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #47 
  • #514 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #40 
  • #1134 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#38

Open University of Catalunya

Student satisfaction: 2.8 / 5.0 (320 reviews)
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  • #19 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #37 
  • #473 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #54 
  • #7 
U-Ranking of Spanish Universities
[Published 14 July, 2020]

#39

University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Student satisfaction: 3.7 / 5.0 (88 reviews)
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  • #21 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #43 
  • #497 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #42 
  • #1167 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#40

European University of Madrid

Student satisfaction: 3.6 / 5.0 (556 reviews)
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  • #10 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #50 
  • #519 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #57 
  • #8 
U-Ranking of Spanish Universities
[Published 14 July, 2020]

#41

University of Deusto

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (354 reviews)
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  • #9 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #57 
  • #541 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #12 
  • #4 
U-Ranking of Spanish Universities
[Published 14 July, 2020]


#42

University of Valladolid

Student satisfaction: 3.9 / 5.0 (180 reviews)
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  • #35 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #24 
  • #421 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #37 
  • #1065 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#43

Comillas Pontifical University

Student satisfaction: 3.4 / 5.0 (16 reviews)
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  • #19 
  • #651 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #59 
  • #552 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #11 
  • #201 
QS Employability Rankings
[Published 19 September, 2019]


#44

Public University of Navarre

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (277 reviews)
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  • #47 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #46 
  • #508 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #43 
  • #1294 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]

#45

University of Cádiz

Student satisfaction: 3.8 / 5.0 (34 reviews)
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  • #43 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #51 
  • #527 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #41 
  • #1158 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#46

University of Burgos

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (33 reviews)
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  • #42 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #58 
  • #543 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #22 
  • #5 
U-Ranking of Spanish Universities
[Published 14 July, 2020]


#47

University of Almería

Student satisfaction: 4.9 / 5.0 (99 reviews)
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  • #41 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #45 
  • #504 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #44 
  • #1344 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#48

San Antonio de Murcia Catholic University

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (821 reviews)
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  • #46 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #54 
  • #533 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #64 
  • #13 
U-Ranking of Spanish Universities
[Published 14 July, 2020]

#49

Polytechnic University of Cartagena

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (70 reviews)
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  • #44 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #60 
  • #558 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #28 
  • #5 
U-Ranking of Spanish Universities
[Published 14 July, 2020]

#50

IE University

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (113 reviews)
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  • #10 
  • #327 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #56 
  • #2841 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #25 
THE Global University Employability Ranking - Times Higher Education
[Published 19 November, 2020]


#51

University of Cantabria

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (179 reviews)
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  • #26 
  • #424 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #10 
  • #480 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]
  • #7 
  • #3 
U-Ranking of Spanish Universities
[Published 14 July, 2020]


#52

University of León

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (46 reviews)
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  • #36 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #49 
  • #519 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #45 
  • #1746 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]


#53

University of Córdoba

Student satisfaction: 5.0 / 5.0 (89 reviews)
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  • #64 
  • #590 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #19 
  • #380 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #29 
  • #888 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#54

University of Extremadura

Student satisfaction: 3.9 / 5.0 (52 reviews)
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  • #41 
  • #494 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #33 
  • #997 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]
  • #46 
  • #7 
U-Ranking of Spanish Universities
[Published 14 July, 2020]


#55

University of Huelva

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (157 reviews)
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  • #48 
  • #515 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #46 
  • #1418 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]
  • #47 
  • #7 
U-Ranking of Spanish Universities
[Published 14 July, 2020]

#56

CEU University of San Pablo

Student satisfaction: 3.8 / 5.0 (33 reviews)
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  • #40 
  • #487 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #42 
  • #6 
U-Ranking of Spanish Universities
[Published 14 July, 2020]
  • #39 
  • #1246 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]

#57

University of La Rioja

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (125 reviews)
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  • #63 
  • #575 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #42 
  • #496 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #45 
  • #1396 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]

#58

CEU Cardenal Herrera University

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (458 reviews)
  • #44 
  • #497 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #56 
  • #8 
U-Ranking of Spanish Universities
[Published 14 July, 2020]
  • #54 
  • #2266 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]


#59

University of Vic

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (203 reviews)
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  • #52 
  • #529 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #44 
  • #6 
U-Ranking of Spanish Universities
[Published 14 July, 2020]
  • #52 
  • #2183 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]

#60

Francisco de Vitoria University

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (498 reviews)
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  • #56 
  • #538 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #67 
  • #13 
U-Ranking of Spanish Universities
[Published 14 July, 2020]
  • #55 
  • #2823 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]

#61

San Vicente Mártir Catholic University of Valencia

Student satisfaction: 3.5 / 5.0 (284 reviews)
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  • #53 
  • #530 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #60 
  • #10 
U-Ranking of Spanish Universities
[Published 14 July, 2020]
  • #59 
  • #3770 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]

#62

Universitas Nebrissensis, Universidad Antonio de Nebrija

Student satisfaction: 3.5 / 5.0 (182 reviews)
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  • #66 
  • #611 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #58 
  • #8 
U-Ranking of Spanish Universities
[Published 14 July, 2020]
  • #58 
  • #3572 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]

#63

Mondragon University

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  • #62 
  • #565 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #55 
  • #8 
U-Ranking of Spanish Universities
[Published 14 July, 2020]
  • #60 
  • #2920 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]

#64

Camilo José Cela University

Student satisfaction: 3.3 / 5.0 (228 reviews)
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  • #65 
  • #591 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #62 
  • #11 
U-Ranking of Spanish Universities
[Published 14 July, 2020]
  • #19 
  • #280 
World University Ranking 2020 - Europe
[Published 21 September, 2020]

#65

San Jorge University

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (81 reviews)
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  • #61 
  • #561 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #71 
  • #13 
U-Ranking of Spanish Universities
[Published 14 July, 2020]
  • #23 
  • #322 
World University Ranking 2020 - Europe
[Published 21 September, 2020]

#66

Abat Oliba CEU University

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (162 reviews)
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  • #63 
  • #11 
U-Ranking of Spanish Universities
[Published 14 July, 2020]
  • #9 
  • #171 
World University Ranking 2020 - Europe
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #72 
  • #6759 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#67

Alfonso X El Sabio University

Student satisfaction: 3.9 / 5.0 (322 reviews)
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  • #61 
  • #11 
U-Ranking of Spanish Universities
[Published 14 July, 2020]
  • #38 
  • #403 
World University Ranking 2020 - Europe
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #67 
  • #4460 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#68

Pontifical University of Salamanca

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (180 reviews)
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  • #70 
  • #13 
U-Ranking of Spanish Universities
[Published 14 July, 2020]
  • #8 
  • #166 
World University Ranking 2020 - Europe
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #63 
  • #3733 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#69

Miguel de Cervantes European University

Student satisfaction: 3.9 / 5.0 (169 reviews)
  • #66 
  • #13 
U-Ranking of Spanish Universities
[Published 14 July, 2020]
  • #68 
  • #554 
World University Ranking 2020 - Europe
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #65 
  • #4194 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#70

Catholic University of Avila

Student satisfaction: 3.4 / 5.0 (102 reviews)
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  • #65 
  • #13 
U-Ranking of Spanish Universities
[Published 14 July, 2020]
  • #68 
  • #4881 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

Spain Key Facts for International Students

Time: GMT +2

Telephone country code: +34

  • Religion:
  • Catholicism  69%
  • Atheist, agnostic and unclassified  29%
  • Other religions: Protestantism, Islam, Buddhism  2%
  • Largest cities in Spain:
  • 1. Madrid: 3,250,000
  • 2. Barcelona: 1,600,000
  • 3. Valencia: 815,000
  • 4. Sevilla: 700,000
  • 5. Zaragoza: 675,000

Largest international airport in Spain:

Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport (MAD): 53.386.075 Passengers/Year; 4 Terminals; 14 km. from Madrid city center

Nobel prize laureates:
Santiago Ramón y Cajal (Madrid University, 1906)

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FAQ

University of Barcelona ranks #1 in Spain in our meta ranking composed of 96 university rankings.

Among all universities in Spain University of Barcelona is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 27 rankings where University of Barcelona is listed.

Autonomous University of Barcelona is ranked best in Spain for Medicine & Health (Veterinary Science). See all rankings for the Autonomous University of Barcelona.

Technical University of Madrid is ranked best in Spain for Engineering (Civil Engineering). See all rankings for the Technical University of Madrid.

Rovira i Virgili University is ranked best in Spain for Social Studies & Humanities (Anthropology). See all rankings for the Rovira i Virgili University.

University of La Laguna is ranked best in Spain for Natural Sciences (Biological Sciences). See all rankings for the University of La Laguna.

University of Valencia is ranked best in Spain for Agriculture (Agricultural Sciences). See all rankings for the University of Valencia.

University of Barcelona is ranked best in Spain for Computer Science (Library & Information Management). See all rankings for the University of Barcelona.

Autonomous University of Barcelona is ranked best in Spain for Languages & Literature (Linguistics). See all rankings for the Autonomous University of Barcelona.

University of Granada is ranked best in Spain for Mathematics (Statistics). See all rankings for the University of Granada.

Technical University of Madrid is ranked best in Spain for Arts Visual & Performing (Art & Design). See all rankings for the Technical University of Madrid.

University King Juan Carlos is ranked best in Spain for Journalism & Media Studies (Communication & Media Studies). See all rankings for the University King Juan Carlos.

Ranking publishers

4icu

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British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS Employability Rankings:
Employer reputation 30%
Alumni outcomes 25%
Partnerships with Employers per Faculty 25%
Employer/Student Connections 10%
Graduate employment rate 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS 50 under 50:
Based on the QS World University rankings methodology, the top 50 universities that are under 50 years old.

Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

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Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Criteria used in ranking -CWTS Leiden Ranking:
Academic research publication

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NTU ranking

Criteria used in ranking -NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers:
Research excellence 40%
Research impact 35%
Research productivity 25%

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Criteria used in ranking -NTU Europe:
Scientific Efficiency 23%
Scientific Potential 15%
Graduates on the labour market 15%
Internationalisation 15%
Prestige 14%
Learning Conditions 10%

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Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions:
Article count (AC)
Fractional count (FC)
Weighted fractional count (WFC)

RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Criteria used in ranking -RUR World University Rankings:
Teaching 40%
Research 40%
International Diversity 10%
Financial Sustainability 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Reputation Ranking:
Teaching Reputation 50%
Research Reputation 50%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Research Performance Ranking:
Normalized citation impact (Citations of research publications from all university authors compared with world averages) 20%
Citation per papers 20%
Papers per academic and research staff 20%
International research reputation 20%
Share of research publications written in international co-authorship 20%

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Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking:
Alumni winning research prizes 10%
Staff winning research prizes 20%
Research paper publications 20%
Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index 20%
Per capita academic performance 10%

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StuDocu

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Global University Employability Ranking - Times Higher Education:
Employability (survey) 100%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE World Reputation Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Research Reputation 66,6%
Teaching Reputation 33,3%

Criteria used in ranking -THE World's Most International Universities - Times Higher Education:
Proportion of international students 25%
Proportion of international staff 25%
Proportion of journal publications with one or more international co-authors 25%
University’s international reputation 25%

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Criteria used in ranking -Young University Rankings:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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U-Ranking

Criteria used in ranking -U-Ranking of Spanish Universities:
Teaching
Research
Innovation and Technological Development

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Urap

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Us News

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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%

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