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UC3M, among the world’s best universities in 13 academic fields

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023


The Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) ranks highly in 13 academic fields in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023. In this edition, it is listed among the 50 best universities in the world in Library and Information Management, and among the top 100 in Accounting and Finance, Economics and Econometrics and in Law.

QS WUR By Subject 2023

UC3M is among the world’s top 100-200 in five academic fields: Business and Management Studies, Computer Science and Information Systems, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Sociology, and Statistics and Operational Research. It is also among the 250 best higher education centres in Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering; in Mathematics; and in Political and International Studies. It is also listed in the world’s Top 500 in Physics and Astronomy.

This study takes five major factors into account: the university’s academic reputation; its reputation in the business world; the average number of citations that the scientific publications of its research staff have received in Scopus over the last 5 years; the “h index”, which measures both the quantity (productivity) and the quality (impact) of research activity; and the international network of research activities. To do this, the results of surveys of approximately 130,000 academics and 75,000 employers have been taken into account.

Prepared by the British consultancy firm Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), this global ranking evaluates the performance of 15,703 programmes (500 more than in the last edition) offered by 1,594 universities in 93 countries. The 2023 edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject, which has been published annually since 2011, focuses on a total of 54 academic disciplines.

More information:

QS World University Rankings 2023 website