65 Best universities for Development Studies in Spain

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Below is a list of best universities in Spain ranked based on their research performance in Development Studies. A graph of 32M citations received by 1.72M academic papers made by 65 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

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

2. Pompeu Fabra University

For Development Studies

#78 in Europe
#251 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
15,801

3. University of Barcelona

For Development Studies

#81 in Europe
#268 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
64,236
Male:Female
86:14

4. University of Valencia

For Development Studies

#96 in Europe
#322 in the World
Acceptance Rate
51%
Enrollment
58,390

5. Complutense University of Madrid

For Development Studies

#109 in Europe
#363 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Enrollment
71,806
Founded
1508

6. University of Granada

For Development Studies

#121 in Europe
#389 in the World
Founded
1531

7. University of Saragossa

For Development Studies

#142 in Europe
#434 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Founded
1542

8. University of Seville

For Development Studies

#145 in Europe
#441 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Founded
1505

9. Carlos III University, Madrid

For Development Studies

#147 in Europe
#443 in the World
Acceptance Rate
27%
Founded
1989

10. University of the Basque Country

For Development Studies

#169 in Europe
#499 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Enrollment
63,000

11. Autonomous University of Madrid

For Development Studies

#170 in Europe
#503 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Founded
1968

12. Technical University of Catalonia

For Development Studies

#190 in Europe
#570 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
29,812

13. Polytechnic University of Valencia

For Development Studies

#194 in Europe
#578 in the World
Acceptance Rate
29%
Enrollment
28,450
Founded
1968

15. University of Malaga

For Development Studies

#220 in Europe
#639 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
36,054
Founded
1972

16. University of Murcia

For Development Studies

#222 in Europe
#643 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Founded
1272

17. University of Alicante

For Development Studies

#246 in Europe
#698 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Founded
1979

18. University of Oviedo

For Development Studies

#258 in Europe
#731 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Founded
1604

19. University of Castilla La Mancha

For Development Studies

#262 in Europe
#752 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Founded
1982

20. University of Santiago de Compostela

For Development Studies

#267 in Europe
#761 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Founded
1495

21. University of Valladolid

For Development Studies

#294 in Europe
#826 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Founded
1346

22. James I University

For Development Studies

#295 in Europe
#831 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Enrollment
11,735

23. University of Alcala

For Development Studies

#301 in Europe
#843 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
28,067
Founded
1499

24. University of Navarra

For Development Studies

#315 in Europe
#882 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
12,779
Founded
1952

26. University of Vigo

For Development Studies

#334 in Europe
#950 in the World
Acceptance Rate
69%
Enrollment
18,577
Founded
1989

27. University of Cantabria

For Development Studies

#344 in Europe
#982 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Founded
1972

28. Rovira i Virgili University

For Development Studies

#345 in Europe
#995 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Enrollment
11,621

29. University of Almeria

For Development Studies

#346 in Europe
#996 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Founded
1993

30. University King Juan Carlos

For Development Studies

#355 in Europe
#1019 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Founded
1996

31. University of La Rioja

For Development Studies

#361 in Europe
#1040 in the World
Founded
1992

32. Public University of Navarre

For Development Studies

#368 in Europe
#1066 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Founded
1987

33. University of Extremadura

For Development Studies

#369 in Europe
#1073 in the World
Acceptance Rate
91%
Founded
1973

34. University Pablo de Olavide, Seville

For Development Studies

#377 in Europe
#1111 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Founded
1997

35. Miguel Hernandez University of Elche

For Development Studies

#389 in Europe
#1159 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Enrollment
19,900
Founded
1996

36. University of La Laguna

For Development Studies

#394 in Europe
#1184 in the World
Acceptance Rate
71%
Founded
1927

37. University of Girona

For Development Studies

#395 in Europe
#1187 in the World
Acceptance Rate
79%
Enrollment
13,545

38. University of Cadiz

For Development Studies

#398 in Europe
#1192 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Founded
1979

39. University of A Coruna

For Development Studies

#405 in Europe
#1210 in the World
Acceptance Rate
69%
Founded
1989

40. University of the Balearic Islands

For Development Studies

#411 in Europe
#1241 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
11,359
Founded
1978

41. University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

For Development Studies

#425 in Europe
#1299 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Founded
1979

42. University of Deusto

For Development Studies

#435 in Europe
#1327 in the World
Acceptance Rate
71%
Founded
1886

43. University of Cordoba

For Development Studies

#436 in Europe
#1335 in the World
Acceptance Rate
46%
Founded
1972

44. University of Jaen

For Development Studies

#443 in Europe
#1360 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Founded
1993

45. University of Huelva

For Development Studies

#459 in Europe
#1411 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Founded
1993

46. University Ramon Llull

For Development Studies

#478 in Europe
#1487 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Enrollment
21,253

47. Polytechnic University of Cartagena

For Development Studies

#480 in Europe
#1493 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Founded
1998

48. University of Lleida

For Development Studies

#512 in Europe
#1655 in the World
Enrollment
10,625

49. University of Leon

For Development Studies

#568 in Europe
#1923 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Founded
1979

50. IE University

For Development Studies

#612 in Europe
#2094 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Founded
1997

53. European University of Madrid

For Development Studies

#716 in Europe
#2701 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Founded
1995

54. Loyola University Andalusia

For Development Studies

#737 in Europe
#2800 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Founded
2011

55. University of Vic - Central University of Catalonia

For Development Studies

#758 in Europe
#2931 in the World
Acceptance Rate
79%
Enrollment
16,418

56. University of Burgos

For Development Studies

#768 in Europe
#3011 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Founded
1994

58. San Vicente Martir Catholic University of Valencia

For Development Studies

#798 in Europe
#3219 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Founded
2003

59. CEU University of San Pablo

For Development Studies

#844 in Europe
#3456 in the World
Enrollment
11,000
Founded
1993

60. Nebrija University

For Development Studies

#882 in Europe
#3673 in the World
Founded
1995

64. Catholic University of Avila

For Development Studies

#1025 in Europe
#4469 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Founded
1996

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