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UCAM Academic Rankings

The university follows an internal process of continuous renovation and accreditation to preserve the highest quality standards in our educative system.

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4 stars in QS Stars Rating System

according to Quacquarelli Symonds (QS)

UCAM stood out with an overall score of four stars in the QS Stars Rating and obtained the highest rating (five stars) in the categories of teaching, internationalisation, social responsibility and inclusiveness.

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Position 151-200 in THE Europe Teaching Rankings 2019

according to Times Higher Education (THE)

This ranking assesses the teaching and learning environment of the students. In its last 2019 edition, UCAM was ranked tenth in one of the four big areas of study, which assesses the satisfaction with the services provided, the quality of teaching and the general assessment of the institution by the student. For this ranking, more than 125,000 interviews were conducted with students from 18 European countries.

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Position 1001+ in THE World University Rankings 2021

according to Times Higher Education (THE)

The ranking of the prestigious Times Higher Education ranks institutions around the world based on five fundamental pillars: teaching, research, quotations in scientific publications, industrial budget and international perspective, in which UCAM stands out.

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Position 601+ in THE World University Rankings By Subject: Clinical and Health 2021

according to Times Higher Education (THE)

This ranking covers 11 subject areas, including Education, Computer Science, Clinical and Health or Business and Economics. UCAM was included for the first time in the 2021 edition of the Clinical and Health ranking.

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Position 101-200 in SDG4: Quality Education in THE Impact Rankings 2021

according to Times Higher Education (THE)

THE Impact Rankings are based on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) created by the UN for the 2030 Agenda. UCAM achieved the 401+ position in the general category and stands out with regard to the indicators of the SDG4 - Quality Education (101-200), the SDG3 - Good Health and Well-being (201-300) and the SDG5 - Gender Equality (401-600).

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Position 351-400 in THE World University Rankings 2021 YOUNG

according to Times Higher Education (THE)

The Times Higher Education Young University Rankings list the world’s best universities that are 50 years old or younger. This ranking assesses the fields of teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international perspective. UCAM has obtained the position 351-400, excelling in knowledge transfer.

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UCAM stands out for its contribution to regional development

according to Fundación CyD Ranking

This ranking certifies the quality of the actions of UCAM Universidad Católica de Murcia in its work aimed at strengthening the university-company alliance starting from research and cooperation between both sectors in the Region of Murcia.

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47th position in the National Ranking of U-Multirank

according to U-multirank Consortium

This ranking assesses key factors such as the learning experience, the quality of the degrees and of the teaching, the relationship with the teachers, the organisation, labour inclusion, internships, research or the opportunities of teaching and professional guidance abroad.

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7th position in the 2019 Transparency Ranking of private universities.

according to Fundación Compromiso y Transparencia

This ranking measures the transparency of universities through the information they publish on their website, understood as an effort to disseminate and publish the organisation’s relevant information, making it visible and accessible.

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UCAM stands out in the U-Ranking 2021 for its teaching results.

according to the Valencian Institute of Economic Research (IVIE) and BBVA Foundation.

UCAM Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia stands out in the U-Ranking for its good results in teaching, with a high rate of foreign and postgraduate students, as well as for its high assessment rate and low dropout rate. The ranking also values positively the employability of its graduates. In the field of research, both the number of doctoral theses defended and the number of scientific papers per doctoral professor stand out.

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10th position among Spanish universities and 162nd at European level in the StuDocu World University Ranking 2020

according to StuDocu

This university ranking is based on the experience of 100,000 students from 1,500 universities around the world. Universities are assessed using 15 indicators that evaluate, among other things, the academic reputation, the quality of the subjects, security and sports facilities.

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51st position in Webometrics

according to the Cybermetrics Lab of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC - Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas)

The Ranking Web of Universities (known as Webometrics) measures the activity and visibility of universities as indicators of their impact and prestige. It is published twice a year, and in the last edition (July 2020) UCAM reached the 1,597th position worldwide, while nationally it reached the 51st position.

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UCAM, among the five Spanish private universities that grew the most in the field of research

according to Observatorio IUNE

The data, updated in 2018, on the yearly scientific production of the universities analysed by IUNE ranks UCAM among the first five, with a growth of almost 48% during the last five years.

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UCAM is the private university that has more visibility in Spain

according to Digital Group

UCAM holds the first position in the popularity ranking of the brands belonging to the private university field in Spain, according to the data provided by the Institute of Marketing and Public Opinion (IMOP - Instituto de Marketing y Opinión Pública).

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Recognition by the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China

The Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China recognizes the Catholic University of Murcia as one of the universities recommended for Chinese students to study abroad.

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Decoration Civil Order Alfonso X the Wise

by the Government of Spain

Awarded to the President of the University for the merits he has brought to society in the field of teaching, research, culture and sport

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European Athletics Award

by the Association of European Athletes

European Athletics' awards UCAM for its dual career model so that athletes can study a university career at the same time as they pursue their professional careers

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Joaquin Blume Trophy

by the Supreme Sports Council

Prize awarded to the University for its work in promoting and encouraging sport

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New York Awards for Social Commitment and Contribution

by Inspiring Committed Leaders Foundation

Awarded to the President of the University for his contribution and social commitment through UCAM in favor of education

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New York Awards for Social Commitment and Contribution

by the International Association of Culture and Volunteering 'Uomo e Società

University of Murcia in the promotion of culture, the formation of young people, and the defence of the basic principles of civil society, in respect for the teachings of the Supreme Pontiffs and the Social Doctrine of the Church.

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Best in Show' award for the best simulation application

at the International Meeting on Simulation in Health

UCAM has been awarded this prize for its Body Interact clinical reasoning board

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Declaration of European Cardioprotected Space

by the European Foundation for Health, Research and Education

The University received from the Declaration of Cardioprotected Space, becoming the first European entity of the university education sector declared as Cardioprotected Space by the (EFHRE).

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Golden Antenna Award

by the National Association of RTV Professionals

José Luis Mendoza, president of the Catholic University of Murcia was awarded for his support to the media and his social commitment, reflected in the many projects he is developing

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Innovation and Health Award

by Mutua Universal

The University has been awarded for its commitment to excellence and quality, both in the degrees it offers and in the actions it carries out in the social field.

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