Technical University of Catalonia: Rankings

Updated:

EduRank

Technical University of Catalonia logo
EduRank.org best universities badge

The Technical University of Catalonia ranked 8th in Spain, 349th in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 100 across 20 research topics. The Technical University of Catalonia ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 54,291 academic publications and 945,878 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 49 notable alumni.

Ranking Category
#349 of 14,131 In the World
#136 of 2,785 In Europe
#8 of 75 In Spain
#2 of 6 In Barcelona
#37 of 1,886 For Renewable Energy Engineering
#46 of 2,198 For Blockchain and Cryptography
#50 of 1,992 For Remote Sensing
#1027 of 7,446 For Alumni Impact
#291 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top100 For 17 other topics

Jump to topical rankings below

Acceptance rate and other statistics

Engineering rankings

The Technical University of Catalonia ranked 1st for Engineering in Spain and 177th in the World with 41,004 publications made and 756,245 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications, Optical Engineering, Computer Networking.

Engineering ranking Location
#1 of 67 In Spain
#45 of 1,442 In Europe
#177 of 6,555 In the World

Technical University of Catalonia
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Engineering publications Engineering citations
1990 97 190
1991 132 325
1992 208 406
1993 207 500
1994 266 625
1995 282 953
1996 401 1250
1997 416 1729
1998 480 2082
1999 570 2535
2000 584 3047
2001 634 3644
2002 717 4485
2003 841 5429
2004 954 6743
2005 1093 8451
2006 1256 10095
2007 1393 12288
2008 1513 15189
2009 1792 17955
2010 1727 20485
2011 1941 24277
2012 1972 28455
2013 2026 33439
2014 2140 38169
2015 2031 40900
2016 2064 44894
2017 2036 47970
2018 1967 50343
2019 1993 58102
2020 2088 65968
2021 2386 81896
2022 1837 72275

The following table provides academic rankings for The Technical University of Catalonia in various areas of Engineering.

Engineering subfield Spain ranking Europe ranking World rank
Renewable Energy Engineering 1 13 37
Remote Sensing 2 8 50
Architecture 3 20 54
Electronic Engineering 1 12 61
Structural Engineering 1 13 64
Firefighting and Fire Science 1 14 65
Computer Engineering 1 12 67
Computer Networking 1 9 69
Telecommunications 1 11 70
Engineering Management 2 23 71
Reliability and Quality Engineering 1 14 74
Automation and Control engineering 1 22 78
Geotechnical Engineering 1 12 79
Industrial Engineering 2 34 98
Aviation 2 35 101
Electrical Engineering 1 20 101
Operations Research 3 26 102
Construction Management 3 42 107
Architectural Engineering 2 40 110
Marine Engineering 2 41 114
Environmental Engineering 4 27 115
Civil Engineering 1 28 120
Systems Engineering 1 44 139
Acoustical Engineering 1 37 150
Transportation Engineering 2 50 157
Mechanical Engineering 1 44 159
Aerospace Engineering 2 43 160
Robotics 6 51 164
Automotive Engineering 4 53 165
Mining Engineering 6 48 176
Petroleum Engineering 1 32 177
Technical Drawing 3 64 186
Nuclear Engineering 7 63 196
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 2 74 200
Human-Computer Interaction 7 85 231
Optical Engineering 5 83 243
Materials Science 5 85 280
Biomedical Engineering 3 113 332
Metallurgical Engineering 6 104 336
Biochemical Engineering 17 169 375
Chemical Engineering 10 97 376
Agricultural Engineering 16 125 390
Applied/Engineering Physics 12 151 403
Nanotechnology 10 129 414
Product and Industrial Design 12 198 517
Landscape Architecture 30 322 838
Biotechnology 41 390 1277

Physics rankings

The Technical University of Catalonia ranked 4th for Physics in Spain and 247th in the World with 34,307 publications made and 657,425 citations received. Main research topics: Quantum and Particle physics, Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Astrophysics and Astronomy, Acoustical Engineering.

Physics ranking Location
#4 of 68 In Spain
#81 of 1,434 In Europe
#247 of 6,484 In the World

Technical University of Catalonia
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Physics publications Physics citations
1990 103 193
1991 138 323
1992 188 377
1993 191 474
1994 231 588
1995 244 889
1996 361 1152
1997 386 1665
1998 420 2029
1999 492 2337
2000 494 2791
2001 539 3381
2002 590 4052
2003 707 4905
2004 797 5995
2005 938 7637
2006 1021 8967
2007 1125 10880
2008 1202 13449
2009 1458 15696
2010 1397 17883
2011 1586 21213
2012 1609 24613
2013 1667 29066
2014 1785 32784
2015 1668 35232
2016 1715 38992
2017 1660 41128
2018 1662 43497
2019 1653 49684
2020 1746 56751
2021 2072 70920
2022 1626 62690

The following table provides academic rankings for The Technical University of Catalonia in various areas of Physics.

Physics subfield Spain ranking Europe ranking World rank
Acoustical Engineering 1 37 150
Quantum and Particle physics 4 72 222
Optical Engineering 5 83 243
Theoretical Physics 9 116 246
Astrophysics and Astronomy 6 99 246
Materials Science 5 85 280
Condensed Matter Physics 8 155 388
Applied/Engineering Physics 12 151 403
Nanotechnology 10 129 414
Atomic and Molecular physics 11 190 428
Astrobiology 11 176 435
Nuclear Physics 12 193 451
Medical Physics 6 211 516
Biophysics 19 270 734

Computer Science rankings

The Technical University of Catalonia ranked 1st for Computer Science in Spain and 190th in the World with 30,446 publications made and 504,499 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Telecommunications, Computer Networking, Computer Vision, Machine Learning.

Computer Science ranking Location
#1 of 68 In Spain
#55 of 1,444 In Europe
#190 of 6,597 In the World

Technical University of Catalonia
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Computer Science publications Computer Science citations
1990 66 138
1991 109 229
1992 159 299
1993 158 412
1994 201 520
1995 210 677
1996 302 979
1997 311 1328
1998 358 1568
1999 429 1719
2000 445 2138
2001 461 2458
2002 551 3158
2003 672 3913
2004 768 4801
2005 861 6050
2006 1043 7369
2007 1117 8873
2008 1219 11099
2009 1462 13171
2010 1376 14786
2011 1492 17419
2012 1487 20086
2013 1533 23376
2014 1594 26793
2015 1467 28028
2016 1460 29924
2017 1494 31793
2018 1417 33072
2019 1428 38374
2020 1433 42721
2021 1580 52062
2022 1196 42764

The following table provides academic rankings for The Technical University of Catalonia in various areas of Computer Science.

Environmental Science rankings

The Technical University of Catalonia ranked 7th for Environmental Science in Spain and 308th in the World with 23,651 publications made and 470,983 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Geography and Cartography, Ecology, Paleontology, Meteorology and Atmospheric Science.

Environmental Science ranking Location
#7 of 69 In Spain
#106 of 1,449 In Europe
#308 of 6,683 In the World

Technical University of Catalonia
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Environmental Science publications Environmental Science citations
1990 36 102
1991 60 162
1992 96 206
1993 99 250
1994 116 290
1995 123 436
1996 175 489
1997 186 823
1998 218 910
1999 274 1077
2000 297 1466
2001 305 1713
2002 372 2247
2003 411 2680
2004 476 3378
2005 523 4441
2006 613 5353
2007 727 6561
2008 831 8372
2009 1013 10060
2010 947 11670
2011 1039 14253
2012 1156 16952
2013 1138 20573
2014 1253 23594
2015 1246 25618
2016 1273 28421
2017 1267 30497
2018 1259 32375
2019 1234 38110
2020 1359 44128
2021 1583 57102
2022 1328 51889

The following table provides academic rankings for The Technical University of Catalonia in various areas of Environmental Science.

Chemistry rankings

The Technical University of Catalonia ranked 13th for Chemistry in Spain and 503rd in the World with 23,210 publications made and 462,538 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Physical chemistry.

Chemistry ranking Location
#13 of 67 In Spain
#186 of 1,389 In Europe
#503 of 6,327 In the World

Technical University of Catalonia
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Chemistry publications Chemistry citations
1990 65 130
1991 90 222
1992 134 267
1993 131 326
1994 171 463
1995 161 652
1996 261 840
1997 247 1271
1998 273 1384
1999 327 1705
2000 348 2133
2001 346 2426
2002 420 2860
2003 468 3404
2004 519 4105
2005 614 5137
2006 657 6320
2007 749 7597
2008 833 9407
2009 938 11021
2010 941 12867
2011 1020 14868
2012 1038 17516
2013 1070 19994
2014 1163 22611
2015 1116 24514
2016 1161 27058
2017 1147 29191
2018 1127 30858
2019 1150 36116
2020 1235 42247
2021 1470 55431
2022 1183 50913

The following table provides academic rankings for The Technical University of Catalonia in various areas of Chemistry.

Chemistry subfield Spain ranking Europe ranking World rank
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 2 74 200
Materials Science 5 85 280
Radiochemistry 5 69 307
Computational Chemistry 11 134 318
Petrology and Geochemistry 5 117 320
Biochemical Engineering 17 169 375
Chemical Engineering 10 97 376
Physical chemistry 14 126 392
Nanotechnology 10 129 414
Organic Chemistry 16 196 521
Environmental Chemistry 28 240 619
Inorganic Chemistry 23 235 664
Nutrition and Food Science 31 241 735
Biochemistry 27 290 842
Pharmacy 34 358 1025

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences rankings

The Technical University of Catalonia ranked 14th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Spain and 390th in the World with 20,425 publications made and 308,457 citations received. Main research topics: Philosophy, Political Science, History, Law, Archaeology.

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences ranking Location
#14 of 69 In Spain
#157 of 1,488 In Europe
#390 of 6,939 In the World

Technical University of Catalonia
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Liberal Arts & Social Sciences publications Liberal Arts & Social Sciences citations
1990 42 111
1991 53 166
1992 110 238
1993 93 298
1994 130 396
1995 134 504
1996 182 678
1997 204 926
1998 229 1054
1999 280 1138
2000 261 1315
2001 284 1558
2002 319 2035
2003 398 2368
2004 465 3089
2005 532 3785
2006 650 4640
2007 687 5456
2008 784 6935
2009 986 8113
2010 893 9200
2011 966 10376
2012 1046 12206
2013 985 14254
2014 1110 16040
2015 993 17020
2016 974 17425
2017 1033 18484
2018 943 20050
2019 1006 23768
2020 1022 28124
2021 1213 36363
2022 952 30093

The following table provides academic rankings for The Technical University of Catalonia in various areas of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences.

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences subfield Spain ranking Europe ranking World rank
Philosophy 15 106 268
Linguistics 5 96 272
Intellectual Property and Patent Law 5 101 304
Aesthetics 6 114 318
Archaeology 7 117 331
History 11 143 381
Urban and Regional planning 14 185 386
Occupational Safety and Health 6 108 396
Education Majors 12 147 464
Law 12 182 483
Political Science 18 209 503
Military science 8 161 541
Library and Information science 11 209 542
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 12 242 604
Art History 18 259 626
Publishing 17 256 669
Sociology 21 257 670
Demography 22 247 685
Journalism and Digital Media 30 253 688
Law Enforcement 11 260 763
Gender Studies 21 264 834
Classics and Ancient History 24 314 839
Anthropology 35 346 923
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies 24 363 928
Communications and Public Relations 39 388 1114

Biology rankings

The Technical University of Catalonia ranked 22nd for Biology in Spain and 692nd in the World with 19,177 publications made and 369,530 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Paleontology, Genetics, Nanotechnology, Botany.

Biology ranking Location
#22 of 68 In Spain
#242 of 1,428 In Europe
#692 of 6,663 In the World

Technical University of Catalonia
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Biology publications Biology citations
1990 37 81
1991 53 115
1992 77 176
1993 85 247
1994 106 318
1995 124 435
1996 167 572
1997 168 880
1998 188 933
1999 249 1140
2000 251 1441
2001 238 1621
2002 320 2143
2003 318 2506
2004 348 3005
2005 463 3848
2006 525 4811
2007 611 5717
2008 701 7089
2009 809 8682
2010 769 10302
2011 868 12387
2012 914 14273
2013 895 16293
2014 942 18601
2015 988 20262
2016 1006 22289
2017 1002 24213
2018 1010 25687
2019 976 30338
2020 1108 36570
2021 1261 48132
2022 1078 44136

The following table provides academic rankings for The Technical University of Catalonia in various areas of Biology.

Biology subfield Spain ranking Europe ranking World rank
Agricultural Science 14 112 346
Nanotechnology 10 129 414
Astrobiology 11 176 435
Evolutionary Biology 13 177 453
Paleontology 11 175 463
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 23 279 699
Biophysics 19 270 734
Nutrition and Food Science 31 241 735
Botany 33 286 831
Biochemistry 27 290 842
Genetics 27 296 853
Zoology 29 296 867
Neuroscience 30 314 877
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 32 298 910
Forestry 32 289 932
Horticulture 38 284 960
Microbiology 35 363 1157
Animal Science 38 345 1242
Biotechnology 41 390 1277
Immunology 32 394 1361
Virology 34 382 1381
Pharmacology 37 388 1430
Molecular Biology 40 425 1468
Oncology and Cancer research 41 465 1656

Mathematics rankings

The Technical University of Catalonia ranked 2nd for Mathematics in Spain and 200th in the World with 15,623 publications made and 259,795 citations received. Main research topics: Statistics, Blockchain and Cryptography, Applied Mathematics, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Operations Research.

Mathematics ranking Location
#2 of 67 In Spain
#60 of 1,363 In Europe
#200 of 6,132 In the World

Technical University of Catalonia
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Mathematics publications Mathematics citations
1990 34 73
1991 55 122
1992 86 159
1993 78 181
1994 95 272
1995 105 391
1996 158 526
1997 131 620
1998 177 829
1999 188 849
2000 223 1077
2001 247 1299
2002 302 1669
2003 339 2089
2004 377 2491
2005 412 3083
2006 525 3964
2007 562 4634
2008 679 5684
2009 705 6740
2010 659 7381
2011 755 8438
2012 751 9776
2013 747 11359
2014 823 13008
2015 755 13761
2016 785 14868
2017 776 15658
2018 746 15788
2019 739 18121
2020 799 21104
2021 883 26951
2022 620 21421

The following table provides academic rankings for The Technical University of Catalonia in various areas of Mathematics.

Mathematics subfield Spain ranking Europe ranking World rank
Blockchain and Cryptography 1 8 46
Applied Mathematics 1 20 84
Operations Research 3 26 102
Statistics 4 77 244
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 15 176 441
Math Teachers 22 205 656

Business rankings

The Technical University of Catalonia ranked 1st for Business in Spain and 226th in the World with 11,051 publications made and 184,843 citations received. Main research topics: Management, Finance, Marketing, Management Information Systems, Operations Research.

Business ranking Location
#1 of 67 In Spain
#71 of 1,390 In Europe
#226 of 6,002 In the World

Technical University of Catalonia
Business Publications & Citations

Year Business publications Business citations
1990 13 37
1991 29 39
1992 50 89
1993 39 106
1994 45 102
1995 52 169
1996 78 197
1997 79 287
1998 100 373
1999 111 392
2000 140 530
2001 146 642
2002 163 759
2003 202 939
2004 209 1148
2005 299 1619
2006 358 1928
2007 413 2558
2008 465 3518
2009 572 4375
2010 513 5107
2011 566 6311
2012 568 7440
2013 544 9096
2014 593 10495
2015 571 11305
2016 571 11705
2017 586 12524
2018 574 13263
2019 540 15514
2020 567 16965
2021 652 21514
2022 453 17195

The following table provides academic rankings for The Technical University of Catalonia in various areas of Business.

Business subfield Spain ranking Europe ranking World rank
Engineering Management 2 23 71
Operations Research 3 26 102
Construction Management 3 42 107
Management 1 30 125
Supply Chain Management 2 49 173
Project Management 5 114 275
Management Information Systems 9 126 326
Marketing 7 124 350
Finance 11 154 390
Risk Management 13 167 390
Occupational Safety and Health 6 108 396
Real Estate 9 135 448
Accounting 15 167 482
Advertising 16 200 560
Entrepreneurship 29 290 624
Hospitality and Hotel Management 43 277 686
International Trade 36 396 723
Human Resource Management 36 318 804
International Business 35 414 818

Art & Design rankings

The Technical University of Catalonia ranked 9th for Art & Design in Spain and 317th in the World with 4,644 publications made and 61,327 citations received. Main research topics: Fashion Design, Computer Graphics, Aesthetics, Literature, Architecture.

Please note that our approach to subject rankings is based on scientific outputs and heavily biased on art-related topics towards institutions with computer science research profiles.

Art & Design ranking Location
#9 of 67 In Spain
#122 of 1,295 In Europe
#317 of 5,426 In the World

Technical University of Catalonia
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Art & Design publications Art & Design citations
1990 9 26
1991 18 38
1992 20 43
1993 22 45
1994 35 56
1995 29 81
1996 47 132
1997 40 161
1998 51 218
1999 45 221
2000 49 201
2001 72 337
2002 68 458
2003 88 538
2004 120 619
2005 105 805
2006 148 924
2007 149 1086
2008 195 1471
2009 214 1645
2010 201 1977
2011 229 2090
2012 265 2623
2013 262 3003
2014 260 3505
2015 195 3335
2016 204 3700
2017 225 4032
2018 223 4059
2019 225 5014
2020 252 5507
2021 281 6967
2022 195 5628

The following table provides academic rankings for The Technical University of Catalonia in various areas of Art & Design.

Art & Design subfield Spain ranking Europe ranking World rank
Architecture 3 20 54
Animation 1 9 57
Computer Graphics 1 18 82
Multimedia 6 67 201
Painting and Drawing 12 102 207
Sculpture 12 102 207
Illustration and Concept Art 12 103 209
Game Design and Development 8 94 249
Fashion Design 9 102 268
Aesthetics 6 114 318
UX/UI Desgin 16 153 356
Graphic Design 11 149 398
Literature 14 176 445
Performing arts 9 199 470
Art History 18 259 626
Photography 19 243 662
Landscape Architecture 30 322 838
Interior Design 27 314 885

Economics rankings

The Technical University of Catalonia ranked 13th for Economics in Spain and 509th in the World with 4,264 publications made and 63,510 citations received. Main research topics: Finance, Development Studies, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Environmental Economics, International Trade.

Economics ranking Location
#13 of 66 In Spain
#191 of 1,322 In Europe
#509 of 5,789 In the World

Technical University of Catalonia
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Economics publications Economics citations
1990 6 24
1991 13 27
1992 21 41
1993 13 30
1994 19 42
1995 20 75
1996 24 79
1997 28 133
1998 39 160
1999 42 173
2000 44 195
2001 61 255
2002 50 289
2003 70 380
2004 77 464
2005 102 627
2006 113 649
2007 110 880
2008 149 1229
2009 194 1421
2010 142 1634
2011 204 1967
2012 177 2310
2013 208 2844
2014 243 3254
2015 220 3624
2016 254 3716
2017 262 4087
2018 217 4445
2019 237 5330
2020 250 6594
2021 308 9110
2022 249 7878

The following table provides academic rankings for The Technical University of Catalonia in various areas of Economics.

Economics subfield Spain ranking Europe ranking World rank
Environmental Economics 9 81 176
Finance 11 154 390
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 15 176 441
Development Studies 12 190 570
Agricultural Economics 17 199 689
International Trade 36 396 723
International Economics 38 419 751

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for the Technical University of Catalonia

Speciality Spain Europe World Rank
Optometry 11 103 294
Dentistry 7 107 301
Orthodontics 7 112 315
Respiratory Therapy 10 188 497
Ophthalmology 17 194 539
Social Psychology 14 216 583
Sonography and Ultrasound 12 231 666
Public Health 18 241 681
Sports Medicine 26 285 723
Psychology 17 265 747
Radiology and Nuclear medicine 20 265 783
Occupational Therapy 28 304 804
Cardiology 24 281 816
Anatomy and Physiology 25 282 818
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 23 243 867
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine 22 293 878
Audiology 26 315 914
Anesthesiology 23 293 928
Physical Therapy 39 347 949
Medicine 25 320 952
Surgery 26 312 977
Pathology 31 338 1042
Urology 32 324 1055
Child Psychology 38 379 1140
Health Science 37 367 1190
Psychiatry 34 376 1194
Healthcare Management (MHA) 32 405 1203
Critical Care Nursing 42 447 1446
Nursing 48 460 1499
Family medicine 40 447 1688
Pediatrics 47 495 1750
Gerontology 54 523 1791
Gastroenterology and Hepatology 45 476 1834
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) 50 584 1914
Clinical Psychology 56 568 2099