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Pre-university Spanish students consider the UCLM as the seventh public university among their preferences

According to the Statistics of Universities, Centres and Degrees

The ‘Statistics of Universities, Centres and Degrees’ published by the Ministry of Education every year indicates that the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) has turned out to be the seventh public university with the highest preference rate in the current academic year 2017- 18. The applications made by pre-university students who wanted to study a degree at the UCLM exceeded the offer made by the academic institution, surpassing in 22% the over demand rate registered in all public universities in Spain.

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UCLM, 5th public university with the highest relative growth of master’s students

Seventh largest public university in absolute terms

A total of 1,787 students chose the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) to take official master’s degrees, according to the Statistics of University Students 2016-17 elaborated by the Ministry of Education. This represents an increase of 24.6%, placing the UCLM as the fifth public university that has grown the most in attracting this type of graduate students. In absolute numbers, it represents the seventh highest increase of all public universities with 353 students in a single academic year.

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UCLM´s ranked for the third year in a row, THE ranking reports

Last September 5, Times Higher Education published the 2018 edition of THE ranking in which the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) was classified for the third year in a row, along with a total of 29 of the 75 existing universities in Spain. Globally, this ranking only includes the top 1,000 universities within more than 24,000 institutions of higher education around the world, being ranked among positions 801-1000. With respect to the previous year, the UCLM has improved in aspects related to ‘academic training’ and ‘internationalization’ according to the results released this year whereas, on the contrary, it steps back in the fields of ‘research’ and ‘innovation’.

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UCLM, SECOND PUBLIC UNIVERSITY WITH MORE UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

First university in relative terms with a 8.4% increment

A total of 5,348 new students chose the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) to take degree courses, according to the Statistics of University Students 2016-17 elaborated by the Ministry of Education. With an 8.4% increase, the UCLM stands as the first public university that has improved in attracting new students. New enrolments in first-degree courses have increased by 416 from 4,932 in the previous academic year, which represents the second largest increase of all public universities in absolute terms.

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UCLM among the top 200 world’s young universities, according to THE ranking

World’s best universities aged 50 years or under

THE Young University Ranking 2017 edition incorporates for the first time the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) in the list of the best 200 young universities in the world, defined as those aged up to 50 years. At 32, UCLM has been included along with other 15 Spanish universities in this international ranking published by Times Higher Education.

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UCLM progresses on the regional business network, U-Multirank reports

17% of improvement in two years

The new edition of the ranking promoted by the European Commission, U-Multirank, shows an advance over 17% in two years of the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM). The institution stands out in different aspects, but especially in those related to the business world such as the graduates working in the region, internships in the region, continuous professional development aimed at companies or industry co-patents. The UCLM stands at or above the average in 21 out of the 28 applicable indicators.

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UCLM ranked 127th in sustainability worldwide, according to Greenmetric ranking

47 positions worldwide and 11 in Spain

The 2016 international GreenMetric ranking edition indicates that the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) is positioned 127th out of a total of 516 universities in 75 countries. The UCLM stays in the 11th position among the 27 Spanish universities deliberately evaluated in terms of sustainability and the environment. In all the six evaluated dimensions, the UCLM continues to stand out especially in education and research related to sustainability and the environment.

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The UCLM is recognized among the most transparent university

According to the report elaborated by the “Commitment & Transparency Foundation (FCyT)”

The report ‘Transparency and good governance of universities. Transfer Review 2015 ‘, prepared by the Commitment & Transparency Foundation, places the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) among the most transparent universities in the Spanish system. The academic institution achieves 20 of the 26 established indicators, completing the blocks of economic information, staff, students, government, mission and strategic plan.

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UCLM ranked in the main university ranking of the United States published by US News

Among the Top 200 universities in Engineering worldwide

For the first time in its history, the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) has been incorporated to the third edition of the major universities ranking in the United States (US News), being positioned 911 worldwide. Only 38 universities have been selected within the 74 Spanish participating institutions. By subject, the regional university reaches the 199th position in Engineering worldwide, being the seventh Spanish university in this field.

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UCLM classified at the NTU ranking in agricultural sciences, chemical, civil and mechanical engineering

Among the best 300 universities in the world in 4 disciplines

The classification developed by the National Taiwan University, better known as NTU ranking, selects the best 300 universities worldwide in fourteen scientific disciplines. In the 2016 edition, the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) puts up to prominent positions in the four disciplines. Compared to the previous edition, it appears in the same subjects as chemical engineering, civil engineering and agricultural sciences, adding mechanical engineering as an additional subject this year.

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The UCLM consolidates its position among the best universities in the world in THE ranking

Accountability to society and international excellence

The 2016 edition of the ranking THE keeps the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) among the top 800 universities in the world, having evaluated more than 3000, occupying leading positions on research impact (613), international outlook (681), collaboration with companies (725), teaching (848) and research (789). It is also ranked 23 among 78 universities within the Spanish university system.

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Spain represented by the UCLM at the European Commission as a good practice in Structural Funds

The European Commission brings together representatives from 13 countries in Budapest

The University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) has represented Spain at the meeting organized by the European Commission to share good practices in different European countries on the role of universities in regional development and innovation. The encouter, held in Budapest for two days, has welcomed the experiences of 13 European countries, in addition to presentations by representatives of the Directorate General for Education and Culture of the European Commission, European University Association, European Association of Institutions in Higher education and national employers association.

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UCLM placed among the best world universities according to QS World University Ranking

QS World University Ranking, one of the three most influential world rankings

For the first time in its history, the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) has been included in the 2016 edition of the QS ranking among the best world universities. After being included in THE ranking in 2015, the institution has been integrated into another prestigious international classification, which has just selected only 21 of the 78 universities that make up the Spanish University System.

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UCLM’s leadership on university research excellence in Veterinary and Energy in Spain

Noteworthy in Decision Sciences, according to the ICONO report

According to the report by the Spanish Observatory R + D + i (ICONO) of the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT), the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) is the first Spanish university on research excellence within Veterinary and Energy fields, being ranked in the sixth position in the Decision Sciences field. Continue reading UCLM’s leadership on university research excellence in Veterinary and Energy in Spain