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’.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Highest rating in regional engagement, employability and lifelong learning
The new edition of the ranking promoted by the European Commission, U-Multirank, shows the progress of the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) in all areas analyzed, with particular emphasis on those related to the education quality. The UCLM stands out on issues such as the employability of their graduates, graduates working in the region, the student mobility, internships, graduation rate or continuing education. Regarding the previous edition, the UCLM improves in the 5 dimensions analyzed, being average or above it in 18 of the 28 indicators evaluated.
The UCLM moves back one position according to the BBVA Foundation and IVIE
The U-Ranking 2016 edition, developed by the BBVA Foundation and the Valencian Institute for Economic Research (Ivie) shows that the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) just dropped one position till the 22nd position in the Spanish University System, being analyzed 61 universities. Of all three teaching, research and innovation dimensions taken into consideration, the UCLM stands out in areas related to research and has more room for improvement in those related to innovation.
36 positions improved to stand 174 in the world
The 2015 edition of the international ranking GreenMetric shows that the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) is ranked 11th among the 21 Spanish universities voluntarily evaluated on sustainability and environment. Globally, the UCLM is on the 174 position from a total of 407 universities from 65 countries. Of the six dimensions evaluated, the UCLM particularly stands out in education and research related to sustainability and the environment, occupying the second position nationally and 29 worldwide.
Regional presence and involvement with the production system according to U-Multirank
The ranking promoted by the European Commission, U-Multirank, highlights the commitment with the regional development which recognises the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM), when compared over 1,200 higher education institutions in the second edition of this classification, published in 2015. The UCLM reaches the highest rating in two out of five indicators that make up the dimension ‘Regional Engagement’ of this ranking, placing other two in the immediately following outstanding level. The proportion of graduates in bachelor’s degrees and master’s degrees working in the region, the internships in companies and institutions of Castilla-La Mancha and the incomes from regional sources are some of the aspects in which the UCLM comparatively stands out. The UCLM is also prominent in other dimensions such as the international mobility of students within the dimension ‘International Orientation’ or the income from continuous professional development in the dimension ‘Knowledge Transfer’. Continue reading The UCLM emphasizes its commitment with the regional development among European universities
According to the University Ranking by Academic Performance 2015
The 2015 edition of the ranking URAP indicates that the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) is ranked 696 worldwide in research performance, whereas within the Spanish University System (SUE) occupies the 27th position. The UCLM improves the achieved score in 5 of the 6 indicators used for the development of this ranking. Continue reading The UCLM is among the best 700 universities in the world in research performance
Ranked 12 in Spain and 210 in the world
The 2014 edition of the international ranking GreenMetric indicates that the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) is placed 12th among the 21 Spanish universities voluntarily evaluated on sustainability and environment. Globally, the UCLM is positioned 210 from a total of 360 universities from 62 countries. Out of the six dimensions evaluated, the UCLM especially stands out in education and research related to sustainability and environment, in which it is nationally ranked in the first position and eighth worldwide. Continue reading The ranking GreenMetric shows the sustainability commitment of the UCLM
The UCLM is ranked at the 15th position in Spain and 577 in the world according to the 2015 edition of the SIR ranking
The 2015 edition of Scimago Institutions Ranking (SIR) indicates the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) is ranked 15th, among the 59 universities analyzed in the Spanish University System (SUS) on scientific publications. Globally, the UCLM is among the 600 best universities, being ranked 577 from a total of 2,838 higher education institutions. In the last four editions, in the time period from 2011 to 2015, the UCLM has maintained the 15th position among Spanish universities and advanced 16 positions in the global university landscape. Continue reading The Scimago ranking confirms the consolidation of the scientific production of the UCLM
According to the “Fundación Compromiso y Transparencia (FCyT)”, the UCLM progresses 27 positions in a year
The University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) has advanced significantly in the university transparency report published by the “Fundación Compromiso y Transparencia (FCyT)” (according to the Spanish acronym) from the 38th to 11th position, being placed among the transparent universities in just one year. Continue reading The UCLM is recognized as a transparent university
According to NTU international ranking
The classification developed by the National Taiwan University, better known as NTU ranking, selects the top 300 universities in the world in 14 scientific fields. In the recently published 2015 edition, the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) is positioned 187, 270 y 290 in up to 3 disciplines such as Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering and Agricultural Sciences, respectively. Continue reading The UCLM is among the best universities in the world on Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering and Agricultural Sciences
13th position among Spanish universities
The 2015 edition of the Ranking 4ICU places the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) at the thirteenth position in the Spanish University System (SUE), among 71 universities analyzed. Globally, the UCLM is among the top 400 universities, being at the 338 position out of a total of 11,307 higher education institutions.
Continue reading The UCLM is among the best 338 universities worldwide in the ranking 4ICU
Times Higher Education, one of the three most influential world rankings
The 2015 edition of the THE ranking has, for the first time, selected the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) among the top 800 universities in the world, occupying leading positions in Citations (571), International Outlook (612), Industry Income (661) Teaching (714) and Research (724). Within the Spanish University System (SUE), the UCLM is ranked in the 18th position among 78 universities, from which only 25 have overtaken the required score to be selected. Continue reading The UCLM is included in the THE ranking of the best universities worldwide