The URV remains in position 601-800 in the world in the "Times Higher Education" ranking

"Times Higher Education" (THE) has presented this Wednesday, October 12, the results of the World University Rankings 2023 that evaluates the 1,799 best universities in the world, 137 more than last year. In this edition of the ranking, the URV remains in the range 601-800 on the list.

The best score is found again in the citations -the impact of the researchers' publications- in which it has obtained 61.5 points. Here we examine the influence of research by calculating how many hits a university's published work is cited by other researchers, globally.

The URV is in eleventh place out of the 55 public and private universities that appear, a position it shares with three other universities. Between these, It is the seventh public university in the State and the fourth in Catalonia.

Three Catalan public universities head the list of the best universities in the State: the University of Barcelona (182), the Autonomous University of Barcelona (183) and the Pompeu Fabra University (186). The URV is the fifth Catalan public university.

The 2023 edition of the ranking again shows the dominance of British and American universities. The top five positions in the world are occupied by the Universities of Oxford, Harvard, Cambridge, Stanford and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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