UAH among the top 500 universities in the world by QS

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The prestigious international QS World University Rankings 2021, developed by British consultancy Quacquarelly Symonds (QS), has evaluated more than 5.500 universities worldwide.

In this 2021 edition, the criteria for developing the ranking have been academic reputation, reputation among employers, teaching staff /student ratio, impact of research, and number of international students and teachers.

The UAH ranks as the first Spanish public university to attract international students and is one of the 200 best in the world in this field (position 190).

According to the results, the UAH also stands out in the number of teachers in relation to students (position 265 among universities worldwide) as it has a ratio of 8 students per teacher, allowing direct and permanent contact between both. In addition, we must not forget the success and high employability rate that students obtain, since to complete their training, the University has agreements with more than 5.000 companies.

The same consultant is working on the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020, where it ranked UAH among the top 500 universities in the world in eight areas of knowledge. Archeology (position 151-200), Modern Languages (101-150), English Language and Literature (201-250) and Linguistics (201-250) led the first positions. In the following positions are the areas of Arts and Humanities (position 377) and Electrical and Electronic Engineering (401-450) for the second consecutive year. It confirms UAH leadership in the areas of Medicine and Sciences of the Health (position 401-500) and Medicine (401-450).


This text was written by Noelia Aragüete, for the 'Portal de comunicación' of Universidad de Alcalá, inside uah.esnoticia magazine. English content is a translation of its own. The text has been written by Alberto Cerezo, as one of the new strategies of the University's Department of Institutional Marketing and Digital Marketing to disseminate the scientific knowledge that develops within the institution. Both, Noelia and Alberto, are technicians of that department. Sorry if there's any mistake.


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