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The UCLM among the best universities in the world on graduate’s education and employment according to CWUR ranking

3 worldwide and 2 national positions improved

For the third year in a row, the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) appears in the CWUR ranking, which selects the top 1,000 universities that particularly stand out for their graduates’ education quality and employment from over 25,000 higher education institutions worldwide. Half of the score is given to aspects related to the education, graduates’ jobs and academic staff quality, in which the UCLM stands at the 378, 594 and 235 worldwide positions, respectively.

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UCLM enters the Shanghai ranking in the areas of energy and environment

UCLM, UPC and UPV, among the top 100 universities in the world

The Shanghai ranking has included the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) among the best universities in the world in the field of engineering, placing it among the top 400 universities on science and environmental engineering, as well as in the top 100 on science and energy engineering. Only three Spanish universities have achieved the first 100 positions in any of the seven areas analyzed, so that Spain is represented by the Polytechnic University of Valencia, the Polytechnic University of Catalonia and the UCLM in this indicator “Top 100” at the relative positioning by country. The three universities are leading these areas in Spain; therefore the UCLM is the first Spanish university on the energy field.

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UCLM graduates among the most valued by companies

Third best national university in science and engineering

The EVERIS Foundation has presented the results of the II University-Business Ranking, which gives an account of the opinion of 2,155 companies about 15,485 new graduates educated in 82 Spanish universities. The University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) is the 3rd best university in science and engineering fields, being ranked among the best 10 national universities in the two most popular degrees: 4th position in Administration and Business Management and 7th in Industrial Engineering. The UCLM is also the 8th university in which their graduates are more likely to enter the labor market in the region. To do this, 7 out of the 10 most demanded degrees are offered at the institution.

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UCLM stands out in regional engagement and external research funds

The 2016 edition of the CYD ranking compares the performance of 66 Spanish universities

The Foundation for Knowledge & Development presented in Madrid the third edition of the CYD ranking. This ranking classifies universities in performance groups for a set of indicators grouped into 5 dimensions: teaching and learning, research, knowledge transfer, international orientation and regional engagement. The University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) stands out in regional engagement and external research funds raised. By contrast, it shows a low performance in the international orientation.

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Business meeting at the UCLM to improve its position in international rankings

The editor of the Ranking Web of Universities provides guidance to cross-sectional areas staff of the institution

The University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM), in the context of the 2014-2020 Strategic Plan, has held a very important encounter with the researcher of the Cybermetrics Laboratory at the Institute for Public Goods and Policies of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) Isidro Aguillo, editor of the Ranking web of Universities. This ranking classifies academic institutions around the world according to a detailed study about their online presence. Aguillo has offered to the UCLM staff, who belong to different vice-rectorates and areas, a set of guidelines aimed at improving the position of the institution in rankings based on webometrics, comparable to quality.

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The UCLM poses the reduction of the regional investment gap in university and research

First Citizen Forum with the regional government  

The University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) has participated in the Citizen Forum, organized by the regional government, held in Toledo to discuss the implementation of the government program and make proposals to the Government. The lowest investment on resources in relation to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) carried out by Castilla-La Mancha with respect to other autonomous communities on academic education, research and development (R & D) focused the proposals of the Regional University for the next four years. The goal is to reduce the investment gaps in these areas to converge with other regions in labor force and technological resources, attracting companies based on knowledge and contributing business network innovation from the University.

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