33 Best universities for Development Studies in Spain

Below is the list of best universities in Spain ranked based on their research performance in Development Studies. A graph of 100K citations received by 4.41K academic papers made by 33 universities in Spain was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

1. Autonomous University of Barcelona

For Development Studies

#30 in Europe
#93 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
30,926

2. University of Barcelona

For Development Studies

#65 in Europe
#219 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
64,236

3. Complutense University of Madrid

For Development Studies

#88 in Europe
#285 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Enrollment
71,806
Founded
1508

4. Pompeu Fabra University

For Development Studies

#91 in Europe
#292 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
15,801

5. University of Valencia

For Development Studies

#120 in Europe
#395 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
58,390

6. University of Granada

For Development Studies

#157 in Europe
#482 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1531

7. University of Saragossa

For Development Studies

#165 in Europe
#508 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1542

8. University of Navarra

For Development Studies

#175 in Europe
#538 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
12,779
Founded
1952

9. Carlos III University, Madrid

For Development Studies

#177 in Europe
#544 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1989

10. University of the Basque Country

For Development Studies

#180 in Europe
#554 in the World
Enrollment
42,500

11. Autonomous University of Madrid

For Development Studies

#187 in Europe
#576 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1968

12. University of Seville

For Development Studies

#195 in Europe
#592 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1505

13. University of Alicante

For Development Studies

#225 in Europe
#680 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1979

14. Technical University of Madrid

For Development Studies

#241 in Europe
#727 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1971

15. University of Salamanca

For Development Studies

#243 in Europe
#730 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1218

16. University of Santiago de Compostela

For Development Studies

#252 in Europe
#767 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1495

17. University of Alcala

For Development Studies

#261 in Europe
#798 in the World
Enrollment
28,067
Founded
1499

18. University of Murcia

For Development Studies

#284 in Europe
#875 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1272

19. University of Cantabria

For Development Studies

#286 in Europe
#877 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1972

20. University of Castilla La Mancha

For Development Studies

#293 in Europe
#912 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1982

21. University of Oviedo

For Development Studies

#294 in Europe
#914 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1604

22. University of Malaga

For Development Studies

#307 in Europe
#946 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
36,054
Founded
1972

23. Public University of Navarre

For Development Studies

#310 in Europe
#958 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1987

24. University Pablo de Olavide, Seville

For Development Studies

#322 in Europe
#1005 in the World
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1997

25. University of Deusto

For Development Studies

#324 in Europe
#1013 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1886

26. Polytechnic University of Valencia

For Development Studies

#326 in Europe
#1019 in the World
Acceptance Rate
29%
Enrollment
30,317
Founded
1968

27. Technical University of Catalonia

For Development Studies

#334 in Europe
#1027 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
22,397

28. University of Extremadura

For Development Studies

#338 in Europe
#1043 in the World
Acceptance Rate
91%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1973

29. University of Valladolid

For Development Studies

#342 in Europe
#1067 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1346

30. University of La Laguna

For Development Studies

#348 in Europe
#1111 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1927

31. University King Juan Carlos

For Development Studies

#354 in Europe
#1136 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1996

32. University of Almeria

For Development Studies

#357 in Europe
#1146 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1993

33. University of A Coruna

For Development Studies

#368 in Europe
#1185 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1989

The best cities to study Development Studies in Spain based on the number of universities and their ranks are Cerdanyola del Valles, Barcelona, Madrid, and Valencia.