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Top Universities and Colleges in Spain

As if Spain wasn't already on your destination list for its food, siestas, and fiestas, it should definitely climb another step for its highly-ranked universities. Based on The Academic Ranking of World Universities and Times Higher Education World University Rankings, Spain has 29 top-ranked universities. And we don't have to tell you: that's a lot!

Best Universities in Spain according to International Rankings

Universities Times Higher Education Ranking (2020) Shanghai Jiao Tong University Ranking (2019) TopUniversities Ranking (2020) U.S. News & World Report Ranking (2020)
143 301 285 175
157 201 188 161
201 151 165 98
251 301 192 183
251 701 245 444
401 201 581 237
501 201 212 355
501 - - -
501 501 701 509
601 601 300 497
601 401 801 503
601 801 - 1037
601 501 - 778
601 901 501 879
601 801 - 657
601 201 511 311
601 701 - 638
601 701 - 959
601 601 601 651
601 501 651 454
601 401 - -
601 401 651 415
801 - 298 738
801 701 - 1006
801 801 - 1009
801 401 336 508
801 - - -
801 701 801 914
801 601 - 857
801 801 - 1078
801 501 435 584
801 801 701 -
801 - - -
801 901 - -
801 801 - 857
801 401 601 522
801 601 801 780
801 401 432 547
- 801 - 1037
- 801 - 547
- 801 - 972
- - 335 -
- - 591 783
Universidade da Coruña - - 801 -
- - - 584
- - - 783
- - - 783
- - - 783
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University Rankings Explained

World University Rankings created by Times Higher Education takes into account the reputation of research done by universities and how often papers produced by universities were quoted around the world.

Academic Ranking of World Universities created by Shanghai Jiao Tong University focuses on the number of award-winning scientists, most cited researchers from the listed universities, and their contribution to the scientific community.

QS World University Rankings created by TopUniversities surveys a large number of academic experts about the reputation of universities and also measures the quality of teaching.

Best Global Universities Rankings created by U.S. News & World Report analyses university graduation rates and how many students remain enrolled in their second year of studies. It also surveys university representatives on the performance of universities.

Study in Spain

Study abroad in Spain to experience a friendly and laid-back atmosphere full of international students coming from all over the world. Although lectures at universities and colleges in Spain are formal, seminars and lab work are more relaxed, allowing students to freely discuss with professors and ask them questions regarding their course materials.

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