The URV is ranked among the best in the world in up to eleven fields of knowledge according to Times Higher Education 2024

Law enters the ranking for the first time in position 251-300. The results are weighted on the basis of eighteen indicators of teaching, research, research quality, internationalisation and industry

Aula de la Facultat de Ciències Jurídiques de la URV.
Lecture room of the URV’s Faculty of Legal Sciences

Times Higher Education (THE) has published the rankings of the best universities in the world in eleven fields of knowledge, the World University Rankings by subject 2024, which evaluates the 1,904 best universities in the world. For the first time, the Universitat Rovira i Virgili is present in the eleven areas evaluated: Arts and Humanities, Computer Sciences, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, Clinical and Health Sciences, Law, Economics and Business, Education, Engineering and Psychology.

The URV’s field of Law is placed in this ranking for the first time and does so in position 251-300, alongside the field of Arts and Humanities. These are the two fields with the best absolute position of the University in this list based on 18 indicators that measure the performance of universities in five areas: teaching, research environment, research quality, internationalization and industry.

Field global Position Total number of universities in the ranking Position in spain
Arts and Humanities 251-300 691 9
Computer Sciences 601-800 1,027 15
Life Sciences 301-400 1,059 3
Physical Sciences 401-500 1,370 5
Social Sciences 401-500 997 9
Clinical and Health Sciences 601-800 1,059 15
Law 251-300 329 11
Business and Economy 601-800 909 19
Education 401-500 703 15
Engineering 601-800 1,374 12
Psychology 401-500 621 10

In comparison with the other universities in Spain, the best positioned field of knowledge is Life Sciences, where the URV is in 3rd position together with four other universities. The URV is also well positioned in Physical Sciences (in 5th position, shared with three other universities) and Arts and Humanities (in 9th position).

The rankings for all areas can be consulted on the Times Higher Education website.

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