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The University, first in Spain according to the QS Employability Ranking

The QS Graduate Employability Ranking 2020 has ranked the university as the best in Spain in terms of employability for the fourth consecutive time.

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19/09/19 15:18

The University of Navarra is the first university in Spain in terms of employability, according to the 2020 edition of the QS Graduate Employability Ranking, and this is the fourth year it has achieved this. According to this ranking, globally, the university ranks 71st among all the universities analyzed.

The Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) employability ranking has ranked more than 750 universities in 73 countries in this year's edition. From Spain, the seventh country with the best results, 15 universities pass the minimum cut-off and four are among the top 100 universities in the world: University of Navarra (71), Polytechnic University of Madrid (79), University of Barcelona (80) and Complutense University (94).

To rank universities, QS analyzes five different areas: student employability ratio (10%), university agreements with employers (25%), reputation among employers (30%), alumni results (25%) and connections between employers and students (10%).

The University of Navarra stands out especially for its reputation among employers and for the opportunities students have to enter contact with companies at the university. In both indicators, the University of Navarra ranks first in Spain. Precisely, this year the center has grown especially in the reputation of employers (2.6%), an indicator based on the opinion of almost 45,000 executives from all over the world.

According to the director of Career Services, Roberto Cabezas, "the results of this ranking reflect the University's firm commitment to the transfer of our talent to society". According to the director of this service, in charge of employability at the University of Navarra, "companies value, in addition to academics, the University's special concern for the humanistictraining . There are many companies looking for talent, but the best ones want to find good people. For this reason, we take care to offer our students and alumni the best tools and opportunities for their professionaldevelopment ".