Universities, for the first time since its creation, has been included in the
international ranking prepared by the British firm Quacquarelli Symonds (QS),
in the analysis of higher education institutions around the world. And they have
done so by placing it among the top 25 universities in Spain.
the current 2023 edition, only 31 Spanish universities, public and private, of
the more than 80 that exist in Spain, have managed to appear in this ranking.
Also noteworthy is the entry of two new universities - one of them CEU
Universities - with respect to the 2022 ranking.
QS World University Ranking has evaluated a total of 2,462 universities
worldwide, of which only 1,422 have demonstrated a sufficient level to appear
in this classification. The methodology is based on the analysis of six factors
of different weights that determine the overall quality of each of the
academic level, reputation among employers, student-teacher ratio, number of
citations received for the publications of their researchers, and ratio of teaching
staff to international students.
QS ranking confirms the commitment of CEU Universities to internationalisation
in its classrooms, which allows it to attract 30% of international students to study
in its universities. This above-average proportion of international students
has given it 4th place in the QS World University Ranking among Spanish
universities and 301st place in the world, and places CEU Universities in the
top 25% of all the educational institutions analysed
in this ranking.
and relationship with companies
regard to the employability of its students, CEU Universities stands out for its
close relationship with companies and institutions through more than 9,000
agreements for curricular and extracurricular internships for its students. At
the same time, a system of training and certification of critical transversal
competences has been developed for the preparation of its students for the labour
market. As a result of this strategy, more than 90%
of CEU University graduates find a job within a few months of completing their
further enhance the progress already made in this area, CEU has created the
Employability Advisory Council, among other initiatives, to work with the
business environment to identify the needs of the labour
market and to help fulfill these by constantly reviewing the training content
of the different disciplines it teaches.