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The University of Navarra, among the 50 universities in the world for its contribution to caring for life on earth

The Times Higher Education Impact Ranking also ranks the University in the top 100 for its contribution to sustainable cities, the fight against hunger and innovation.

23 | 04 | 2021

The Times Higher Education Impact Ranking has ranked the University of Navarra among the top 50 in the world for its contribution to the care of terrestrial life. development The ranking, which is based on the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), has assessed that the University of Navarra is ranked 48th in the world in SDG 15: Life of terrestrial ecosystems. In addition, it has obtained the 48th position in SDG 8: work decent and economic growth, and 75th in SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities, 94th in SDG 2: Fight against hunger and 99th in SDG 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure.

Regarding SDG 15: Terrestrial Life, this year the ranking has positively considered the activities of Education carried out around the protection of the environment, which at the University of Navarra are materialized in the Science Museum. In addition, Times Higher Education has evaluated the research carried out in this area, as well as the direct contribution to the care of the environment through advice to public institutions, among others.

The University of Navarra, which has proposed as goal in its Strategy 2025 to contribute to sustainabledevelopment and to the care of people and the environment, is ranked 201-300 in the world in terms of its global contribution to the UN Sustainable Goals development . In addition, it has managed to rank 101-200 in its contribution to SDG 1: Fight against poverty, SDG 3: Health, SDG 14: Aquatic life and SDG 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions.

The ranking, in which more than 1,100 universities from around the world participated in this edition, studies both the research performed, the internal policies of the university and the external contribution to local communities in each of the SDGs.