Cookie usage policy

The website of the University Carlos III of Madrid use its own cookies and third-party cookies to improve our services by analyzing their browsing habits. By continuing navigation, we understand that it accepts our cookie policy. "Usage rules"


UC3M among the world's best universities in 13 academic fields

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024


The Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) ranks highly in 13 academic fields in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024. In this edition, it is listed among the 100 best universities in the world in Library Science and Information Management, Law, Economics and Econometrics, and in Finance and Accounting.

La UC3M, entre las mejores universidades del mundo en 13 campos académicos

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

Five factors have been taken into account to prepare this study: 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 years; the “h-index”, which measures both the quantity (productivity) and quality (impact) of research activity; and the international network of research activities.

Prepared by the British consultancy firm Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), this global ranking evaluates the performance of programmes offered at 1,559 institutions worldwide. This analysis has been published annually since 2011 and focuses on a total of 55 academic disciplines.

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024