The Universitat Ramon Llull (URL), of which La Salle-URL is a founding member, is once again among the universities with the best teaching performance in Spain according to the results of the U-Ranking, one of the most important studies that evaluates the performance in Spanish universities. This year the ranking presents as a novelty a new list of postgraduate studies. The URL appears very prominent here in two of the areas of knowledge of La Salle-URL, Engineering and Architecture, which are located in the first position among more than 50 universities.
In the general ranking of the U-Ranking, which measures the results in teaching, research and innovation, the URL is ranked fourth in Spain in the group of universities with the best performance. For this year's edition, the U-Ranking, which is prepared by the BBVA Foundation and the Valencian Institute for Economic Research (IVIE), has evaluated 72 universities in Spanish territory based on the analysis of twenty indicators. The URL stands out in four sections: percentage of foreign students, percentage of students in international mobility programs, the permanence rate and the success rate.
On the other hand, in the rankings for activity in research and innovation, the URL is in the tenth group of the best universities in Spain. Regarding the research and innovation indicators, the URL is above the average in indicators such as the percentage of publications in international co-authorships, the percentage of publications in the first quartile and the average impact factor, among others.