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The University is the first in Spain in teaching and Learning, according to the CYD ranking.

The Foundation knowledge and development also ranks the Navarra center third in overall results.

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27/05/20 15:37 Iñaki de Lorenzo

The University of Navarra is first in Spain in "teaching and learning", according to the CYD ranking presented today by the Foundation knowledge and development. The University obtained a high performing in eight of the nine indicators evaluated in this area. According to CYD's 2020 report , the academic center stands out in the indicators of fees of graduation of Master's Degree and Degree, fees of performance and success of student body, and in its capacity to attract students from Degree from other autonomous regions.

The University of Navarra also obtained third place in "International Orientation". In this area the academic center stands out for the issue of degrees taught in a foreign language at Degree and Master's Degree, the mobility of the students (including internships), the internationalacademic staff and the thesis doctoral degrees presented by students from outside Spain.

Also, according to this study of 37 academic performance indicators, it is the first private university and the third best in Spain in overall results, behind the Autonomous University of Barcelona and the University of Barcelona.

By fields, of the areas analyzed in this edition (Law, Business Administration and Management, Earth Sciences, Economics, Political Science, Sociology, History and Education), the ranking placed the University of Navarra second in Business Administration and Management, fourth in Law and fifth in Economics.

The CYD ranking is the largest ranking of Spanish universities and analyzes, from various sources, 94% of existing universities. In this edition, it studies 76 academic centers, 25 areas of knowledge and 2,925 degrees from Degree and Master's Degree. For this purpose, it divides the 37 indicators into five areas: teaching and learning, research, transfer of knowledge, international orientation and contribution to the regional development . The University of Navarra obtains a total of 25 indicators of higher performance, 7 of intermediate performance and 5 of lower performance.

Navarre, first in teaching and Learning, and second overall

According to the Foundation's study knowledge and development, Navarra is the first autonomous community in teaching and learning, the second in knowledge transfer and international orientation, and the third in research.

The five autonomous communities with the highest issue of high performing indicators are Catalonia, Navarra, the Basque Country, Asturias and Madrid. The Autonomous Community of Foral obtains its second place thanks to 27 indicators of higher performance, 7 intermediate and 3 of lower performance.

The study, which can be consulted at and which offers relative indicators that analyze the efficiency of universities, aims to help students find their way around when looking for a center at programs of study and to offer strategic information to university management teams and public administrators. It also provides information for the U-Multirank ranking, which is presented in June and allows the data of Spanish universities to be compared with other 1,760 from 96 countries.