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The University, among the top 100 universities in the world in six subjects, according to the QS ranking by subject area.

The University ranks first in Spain in Accounting and Finance, Communication, Philosophy and Nursing; and second in Theology and Business Management and Administration.

FotoManuelCastells/Professor Elena Ibáñez Sopeña, from the School of Pharmacy and Nutrition, with a student at the laboratory of Chemistry organic.

10 | 04 | 2024

The University of Navarra is among the top 100 universities in the world in the subjects of Business Management and Administration (27th in the world), Theology and programs of study on religion (31st), Accounting and Finance (53rd), Philosophy (ranked 51-100), Nursing (51-100), Communication and Media (51-100) and programs of study (51-100). This was indicated today by the ranking by subject of QS World Ranking by Subject 2024which also places the University in first place in Spain inAccounting and Finance, Communication, Philosophy and Nursing, tied with other universities in these last three cases; and in second place in Theology and Business Management and Administration.

Globally, the University of Navarra is especially strong in the areas of Social Sciences (it is 65th in the world in the whole of area and first in Spain) and Arts and Humanities (182). It is ranked in 18 of the 55 possible subjects, in which it places the six already mentioned among the top 100, two among the top 200 (Economics andEconometrics -ranking 151-200 in the world- and Law -ranking 101-150-) and four among the top 300 universities in the world(Modern Languages -in which it makes its debut-, Medicine, Psychology, Pharmacy and Sociology -also for the first time-, the first three in the 201-250 range and the last two in the 251-300 range). In addition, the University of Navarra is also ranked for the first time in Agriculture and Forestry (both in rank 301-350). Mechanical Engineering (both in rank 301-350), and repeats in Biological Sciences, in the same rank. 

In Spain, in addition to the first and second places mentioned above, the University of Navarra achieved a fourth position in subject Law; and a fifth position in Economics and Econometrics, and Medicine (tied in all cases with other universities).

According to Secundino Fernández, Vice President of Office of Academic Affairs of the center, "the fact that the University of Navarra is classified in a wide range of areas indicates our generalist character". "The fact that we also stand out worldwide is an incentive to continue working on excellence professor and research," says Vice President.

The QS ranking by area assesses the reputation among employers and academics based on reputation surveys; as well as the impact, volume of the research and international networks, taking the data from the Scopus database. QS evaluates universities in five broad areas (Arts and Humanities,Engineering and Technology, Life Sciences and Medicine, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences). In total, the ranking includes more than 1,500 universities from 92 locations around the world, after analyzing almost 5,000 academic centers.