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Times Higher Education highlights UCAM in terms of 'Quality Education' worldwide

Its 'Impact Ranking', published this week, places UCAM 61st out of 1,184 selected universities worldwide, it being the seventh university in Spain globally, and the first private one.

The 'Impact Ranking', published this week, places the university in 61st place out of 1.184 selected universities worldwide. UCAM is the first private university
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Times Higher Education, an institution specialised in the elaboration of university rankings worldwide, has published its study for the year 2022, in which it highlights UCAM in the 'Quality Education' indicator, placing it in 61st place out of 1,184 participating institutions, it being the seventh in Spain (first among private institutions and number one in the Region of Murcia). This confirms the excellent evaluations obtained previously by the Universidad Católica in this same aspect by other prestigious international rankings, such as QS Stars Rating, which gave it the highest qualification in the Teaching category, or U-Ranking, which highlights its educational model.


In addition to 'Quality Education', UCAM also stands out internationally in other performance indicators, such as 'Health and Wellbeing' (201-300), Decent Work and Economic Growth (201-300), Gender Equality (201-300), Zero Hunger (301-400) and Sustainable Cities and Communities (301-400). 


The Universidad Católica has increased its overall score in this ranking, reaching 69.7 points, improving on last year's result (60.1 points) among the more than 1,400 participating universities in all the categories analysed. This ranking measures the impact on society of the performance related to the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations 2030 Agenda.


Estrella Núñez, vice-rector of Research at UCAM, values these results positively and assures that "we will continue to work in this direction so that society can benefit from the responsible and quality work carried out by our university, which is always for the benefit of all and for a sustainable future".


Quality teaching is one of the cornerstones of the Universidad Católica de Murcia, which bases its educational model on differential aspects such as small groups and personalised attention through tutoring. It is also supported by its Strategic Plan for Digital Transformation, which incorporates the latest technological advances to encourage participation and improve academic performance. Furthermore, as part of its social vocation, UCAM - a non-profit university foundation - collaborates with 126 associations to help those who need it most; this solidarity aspect being one of its hallmarks since it was founded 25 years ago.