Rankings and Accreditations


Times Higher Education ranking (2015): Ranked 2nd best Spanish university (#164 in the world and #79 in Europe).

Ranking THE under 50 (2016): Ranked 15th best university in the world under 50 years old. In the same ranking it is ranked 2nd Spanish university and the 11th European university.

QS World Uninversity Rankings by Subject: Among the best universities of the world in nine disciplines. #1 in Spain in Economics and Econometrics. #6 in Europe and among the world’s top 20. Among the world’s 100 best universities in Social Policy and Administration.
U-Multirank (2015): ranked 10th in Europe
Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) (Shanghai University ranking) (2013): Among the 400 top universities in the world. By fields, it is the 1st Spanish university in Social Sciences
U-Ranquing (BBVA Foundation & Ivie, 2015): 1st spanish university in productivity in the areas of teaching and research
Scimago ranking (2014): 1st Spanish university in normalized impact and in percentage of papers produced in collaboration with foreign institutions; 2nd Spanish university in percentage of articles published in the most influential scholarly journals of the world, those ranked in the first quartile (Q1).

CyD 2015 Fundación Conocimiento y Desarrollo: one of the top performing Spanish universities.

>Ranking 2014 in research production and productivity in the Spanish university public system, published by researchers from the Granada University (2013): 1st Spanish university in scientific productivity since 2010