The UPV in the rankings

UPV - Shanghai Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) web (abre en nueva ventana)
The ranking published by the Shanghai Jiao Tong University (China) is regarded as the world’s benchmark for university education

QS: World top 500 for the 13th consecutive year

QS World University Rankings has once again included the UPV among the top 500 universities worldwide, and also certified it as the best university in the Comunitat Valenciana.

QS World University Rankings 2025: Top Global Universities | Top Universities web (abre en nueva ventana)

THE: National leader in commitment to the SDGs

Times Higher Education recognises the UPV as one of the 200 universities with the greatest social and economic impact in the world, and ranks it number 1 in Spain in SDG 9 (Industry, innovation and infrastructure) and 13 (Climate action).

2024 THE Impact Rankings | Times Higher Education (THE) web (abre en nueva ventana)

Reuters: European elite in innovation

The UPV is one of the five Spanish universities included in this exclusive classification, carried out by German agency Reuters, which classifies the 100 higher education institutions that contribute most to the progress of science, the invention of new technologies and the development of the economy.

Reuters Top 100: Europe’s Most Innovative Universities 2019 web (abre en nueva ventana)

Shanghai by subject: Top 300 in 10 areas

The UPV, among the 100 best universities in the world to study Food Science and Technology and the best in Spain in Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering.

Shanghái por materias 2023 web (abre en nueva ventana)

QS by subject: Top 200 in 9 disciplines

Certifies the UPV as the best Spanish university to study Art and Design and Agri-Food and Forestry Engineering, and places it as an international reference in a total of 17 disciplines.

QS Subject Rankings 2024 | Top Universities web (abre en nueva ventana)

QS GER 2022: Reference in employability

The UPV is among the 250 universities with the highest employability in the world, and in Europe's top 10 regarding agreements with companies.

QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022 | Top Universities web (abre en nueva ventana)

THE by subject: The UPV continues its improvement

In just one year, the UPV climbs two places in three areas: Computer Science, Engineering and Physical Sciences.

World University Rankings 2024 by subject | Times Higher Education (THE) web (abre en nueva ventana)

ARTU: Best polytechnyc in Spain

The UPV is the only Spanish polytechnic university to be included in ARTU, the ranking that incorporates the three most prestigious indicators in the world: Shanghai, THE, and QS.

ARTU Aggregate Ranking of Top Universities web (abre en nueva ventana)

Greenmetric: Top 10 and best polytechnic in Spain

The most important university environmental ranking system recognises the UPV as one of the 200 universities that are most committed to sustainability and the environment in the whole world.

UI GreenMetric World University Rankings web (abre en nueva ventana)

Nature: Ranks the UPV among the international elite

The Young Universities Nature Index 2021, drawn up by the prestigious scientific publication, recognises the UPV among the best 150 young universities in the world.

Young Universities Nature Index web (abre en nueva ventana)

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