Overall results

 

Results by fields of knowledge

  • Times Higher Education ranking (2020):
    • 46th highest ranked university in the world in economics and business (1st in Spain and 13th in Europe)
    • Among the 175 top universities in the world in engineering and technology (1st in Spain)
    • Among the 150 top universities in the world in social sciences (2nd in Spain) (includes communication and political science)
    • Among the 150 top universities in the world in arts and humanities (includes humanities and translation and language sciences)
    • Among the 250 top universities in the world in clinical, pre-clinical and health
  • QS Ranking (2019). UPF ranks in 4 out of 5 areas of knowledge:
    • 97th highest ranked university in the world in social sciences and management
    • 213th highest ranked university in the world in arts and humanities
    • 369th highest ranked university in the world in life sciences and medicine
    • Among the 450 top highest ranked university in the world in engineering and technology
  • This ranking also publishes results by disciplines:
    • Among the 100 top universities in the world in economics and in linguistics
    • Among the 150 top universities in the world in modern languagesin communication and media studies, in accounting and financein lawin politics and international studies and sociology
    • Among the 200 top universities in the world in art and designin business management and management studies and in philosophy
    • Among the 300 top universities in the world in biology and in medicine
    • Among the 400 top universities in the world in mathematics and in engineering electrical and electronic
  • Shangai Ranking (2019) by subjects:
    • 21th of the world in public health
    • Among the 75 top universities in the world in economics and biotechnology
    • Among the 100 top universities in the world in biological sciences
    • Among the 150 top universities in the world in statistics, in communication, in medical technology, and in political sciences 
    • Among the 200 top universities in the world in pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences, in psychology, and in environmental engineering 
    • Among the 300 top universities in the world in computer and engineering sciences, in human biological sciences, and in clinical medicine
  • U.S. News & World Report (2019):
    • 64th of the world in molecular biology and genetics
    • 89th of the world in economics and business
    • 98th of the world in arts and humanities
    • 99th of the world in psychiatry/psychology
    • 119th of the world in social sciences and public health
    • 157th of the world in neuroscience and behavior
    • 159th of the world in biology and biochemistry
    • 171th of the world in environment/ecology
  • Young Universities Nature Index 2019:
    • 12th best young university in the world in life sciences according to ‘Nature’ and 62th best young university in the world in natural sciences
  • Leiden ranking (2019) by fields:
    • 203rd highest ranked university in the world and 2nd in Spain in biomedical and health sciences
    • 11th highest ranked university in the world and 1st in Spain in life and earth sciences
    • 118th highest ranked university in the world and 1st in Spain in mathematics and computer science
    • 195th highest ranked university in the world and 8th in Spain in physical sciences and engineering
    • 138th highest ranked university in the world and 2nd in Spain in social sciences and humanities
  • Ranking 'El Mundo' (2019)
    • 1st in economics and in labour relations
    • 2nd in finance and accounting
    • 3rd in political and administration sciences and in law
    • 4th in audiovisual communication and in business management and administration
    • 5th in journalism