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2020 edition of the SIR Iber ranking updated

The UPC keeps its leading position among Spanish technical universities

The SIR Iber (SCImago Institutions Ranking Ibero-America) classifies higher education institutions in Andorra, Spain, Portugal and Latin American countries by analysing a set of indicators linked to the research, innovation and societal impact of institutions.

For universities to be included in the ranking, they must have at least one document indexed in Scopus during the five-year period analysed (2014–2018). In the current edition, there are 1,748 eligible institutions, 404 of which were also classified in the SIR World.


The published list is ordered by performance in Output. Considering this indicator, the UPC is ranked 18th in the world and is the leader among Spanish technical universities.

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