17 May 2024

THE Young University Rankings ranks URL as the best young private university in Spain

Prepared by Times Higher Education, the ranking recognizes the best universities under 50 years old

Universitat Ramon Llull (URL), of which La Salle Campus Barcelona is a founding member and which was founded 33 years ago, has achieved remarkable results in the world ranking of universities under 50 years old, entitled THE Young University Rankings. This ranking is published by Times Higher Education (THE), an institution that produces one of the most prestigious university rankings worldwide.

In this edition, which includes 673 universities from 79 countries, the URL has been placed in 194th position worldwide and 5th in Spain. And among the Spanish private universities, the URL has reached the 1st position.

In this edition, the ranking updates the original methodology and is in line with the changes made in the last edition of THE World University Rankings (WUR), using 18 indicators and measuring the performance of the institutions in 5 areas weighted with the following percentages: teaching (29.5%), research context (29%), research quality (30%), international projection (7.5%) and industry (4%).

The good results reinforce the position achieved by the URL in THE World University Rankings 2024, where the magazine Times Higher Education (THE) places it among the best universities in the world in the studies of Business and Economics, Psychology, Education, Social Sciences, Clinical and Health i Engineering. Of all these areas, La Salle Campus Barcelona offers studies in Business and Economics and Engineering.