The UPC in the top 25% of the QS World University Rankings

The QS World University Rankings have ranked the UPC 371st in the world, among the top 25%. It also continues to be the 9th university and the 2nd technical university in Spain, and the 4th university in Catalonia. Regarding indicators, it is ranked in the top 10% for sustainability.

Jun 09, 2024

Published on 4 June, the 2025 edition of the QS World University Rankings (QS WUR) reveals the 1,503 universities across the world that made the final list after analysing over 5,600 universities. The analysis is based on nine indicators related to research, employability and alumni outcomes, learning experience, internationalisation and sustainability.

In addition to being ranked 371st in the world (in the top 25% of the ranking), 9th in Spain, 4th in Catalonia and 2nd among Spanish technical universities, the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya - BarcelonaTech (UPC) has achieved its best score in the sustainability indicator, in which it is ranked 143rd in the world (in the top 10%).

Regarding indicators, the University achieves its highest scores in international research network, with 85.3 points out of 100, and sustainability, with 82.5 points.

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