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Times Higher Education ranks UCAM among the best universities in the world in 'Educational Quality'

Its Impact Ranking places UCAM among the top one hundred of the more than 1,300 ranked in this indicator, and also recognises the university in 'Health and Welfare' for its research and the healthcare professionals it contributes to society.

Times Higher Education ranks UCAM among the best universities in the world in 'Educational Quality'
Once again, the educational quality of UCAM has been highlighted by the Impact Ranking of Times Higher Education.

The Universidad Católica de Murcia stands out internationally in the categories of 'Educational Quality', 'Health and Welfare' and 'Employment and Economic Growth', according to the Impact Ranking 2023 published by Times Higher Education. The institution presided over by María Dolores García manages to rank in the 17 indicators that correspond to the Sustainable Development Goals for the first time, which shows the hard work of the UCAM in all the areas evaluated in this report.

The most noteworthy indicator for UCAM is 'Educational Quality', which measures the teaching provided, the events and activities both on and off campus, and the students who begin and complete their studies. UCAM occupies the 93rd place out of more than 1,300 universities worldwide that have been included in this ranking. Moreover, it is the number one private university in Spain and therefore also the number one in the Region of Murcia.

‘Health and Welfare’ is another of the parameters in which the work of UCAM stands out, in this case for its research and the health services it provides to society, in addition to the services it offers in this field. UCAM is ranked 201-300 out of the more than 1,200 selected in this indicator. In the segment of Spanish private universities, the Universidad Católica ranks fourth.

International leader in professional internships

Another important aspect of UCAM's performance appears in the 'Employment and Economic Growth' objective, obtaining a score of 96.2 out of 100 in the percentage of students who carry out professional internships, which makes it one of the first universities in the world to offer its students guaranteed practical training during their degree, allowing them to gain work experience for their future career.

These results ratify what has already been recognised nationally and internationally by other rankings and evaluators, as Estrella Núñez, vice-rector of Research, pointed out: ‘In our strategy of providing quality teaching and research that reaches society in general and the productive fabric in particular, the results reflected in this ranking are fully in line with our objectives. This is particularly evident in the objectives achieved in terms of quality teaching, student internships and research, especially in the areas of health and education’.