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Universitat Pompeu Fabra

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) is a young, public and modern university which was founded in 1990 and called to become one of Europe’s leading universities. Awarded with a CEI label (International Excellence Campus) by the Spanish Ministry of Education, UPF's indicators have made it a benchmark for the Spanish and European university systems.

In recent years, the university has begun to figure prominently in some prestigious international rankings. For example, Universitat Pompeu Fabra is ranked 295th globally in the QS World University Rankings and 23rd for Economics and Econometrics in the QS World University Rankings by Subject.

Moreover, in order to promote research and transfer activities undertaken by university researchers and provide them with greater international visibility, the university is developing the UPF Research Park in the fields of social sciences, humanities,communication and information technologies. The UPF Research Park, which develops its activity at the Ciutadella and Poblenou campuses, coordinates its activities in the fields of health and life sciences with the Barcelona Biomedical Research Park, located on the Mar campus. UPF is committed to offering a high-quality teaching model and outstanding research with international projection, the three axis of the UPF model.

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2014
=295
2015
=283
2016
  • 37.60
    Overall Score
  • 39.4
    Academic Reputation
  • 31.8
    Employer Reputation
  • 44.4
    Citations per Faculty
  • 76.4
    International Faculty
  • 34.5
    International Students
40
2014
23
2015
20
2016
34
2017
  • 77.00
    Overall Score
  • 78.2
    Academic Reputation
  • 89
    Citations per Paper
  • 62.7
    Employer Reputation
  • 76.8
    H-index Citations
31
2014
27
2015
22
2016
151-200
2016
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 86.7
    Partnerships with Employers
31
2014
27
2015
22
2016
151-200
2016
Top 50 under 50 and Next 50 under 50
  • 37.60
    Overall Score
  • 1990
    Establishment Year
  • 283
    WUR Overall
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

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27 Postgraduate Courses

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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
742
International
200

Number of students

10,537
Postgraduate 20%
Undergraduate 80%

Number of international students

1,349
Postgraduate 69%
Undergraduate 31%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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