Universities in Madrid, Spain
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Madrid
7 out of 10
  • Universities in Madrid
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
24
  • Different Rankings list
  • Universities in Madrid
  • (18 institution and 6 subject rankings)
13
  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Madrid
  • Among TOP 200
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Madrid
  • 18 Mar, 2021: Latest Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities from Scimago Institutions. 6 universities from Madrid appear in this ranking.
  • 04 Mar, 2021: British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK published most recent results of QS World University Rankings By Subject (Engineering - Civil & Structural). Includes 26 universities from Madrid.
  • 30 Jan, 2021: Publication of UniRank 4icu - World Ranking. Complutense University of Madrid ranked #106.
  • 28 Jan, 2021: Publication of THE World's Most International Universities - Times Higher Education. Complutense University of Madrid ranked #129.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Madrid

Civil Engineering
#5 
Technical University of Madrid
Veterinary Science
#14 
Complutense University of Madrid
Anthropology
#26 
Complutense University of Madrid
Environmental Sciences
#101 
Technical University of Madrid
Agricultural Sciences
#115 
Complutense University of Madrid
Art & Design
#151 
Technical University of Madrid

Rankings of universities in Madrid, Spain 2021

#1

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]


#2

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]


#3

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]


#4

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]

#5

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]

#6

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]

#7

International University Menéndez Pelayo

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (10 reviews)
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  • #69 
  • #13 
U-Ranking of Spanish Universities
[Published 14 July, 2020]
  • #71 
  • #5873 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#8

National University of Distance Education

Student satisfaction: 5.0 / 5.0 (94 reviews)

#9

IADE Madrid

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (696 reviews)

#10

Confederacion Espanola de Organizaciones Empresariales

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (293 reviews)

Madrid Key Facts for International Students

Population: 3256000

Time: GMT +1

District/province: Madrid, Provincia de Madrid

Living costs for students in Madrid:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 72* (28% cheaper than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 63* (37% cheaper than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 55* (45% cheaper than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 4.05 €
  • Plug Type C
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
  • Plug Type F
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
Nobel prize laureates:
Santiago Ramón y Cajal (Madrid University, 1906)

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FAQ

Complutense University of Madrid ranks #1 in Madrid in our meta ranking composed of 96 university rankings.

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

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

Complutense University of Madrid is ranked best in Madrid for Medicine & Health (Veterinary Science). See all rankings for the Complutense University of Madrid.

Complutense University of Madrid is ranked best in Madrid for Social Studies & Humanities (Anthropology). See all rankings for the Complutense University of Madrid.

Technical University of Madrid is ranked best in Madrid for Natural Sciences (Environmental Sciences). See all rankings for the Technical University of Madrid.

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

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

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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