World League
University of Alcala

Spain

University of Alcala, Plaza de San Diego, s/n, 28801 Alcala de Henares, Madrid, Spain

518 World
rank
9 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1977
Short name:
UAH
Type:
Public
Students:
30810
Faculty:
2000
Faculty/Students Ratio:
15
:
1
Web-site:
www.uah.es
Region:
Europe
Location:
Alcala de Henares
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 518 39.203
Teaching 404 47.23
Research 593 25.375
International Diversity 272 59.379
Financial Sustainability 632 31.493
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 692 5.9
Research Perfomance Rankings 507 36.512
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TEACHING
World Rank: 404
Country rank: 10
Score: 47.23
League: Copper League
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40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 593
Country rank: 14
Score: 25.375
League: World League
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40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 272
Country rank: 1
Score: 59.379
League: Silver League
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10 %
Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 632
Country rank: 19
Score: 31.493
League: World League
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name
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10 %
Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

The University of Alcala (UAH) is a public university located in Alcala de Henares, Madrid, a UNESCO world heritage site and one of the longest standing European universities which dates back to 1293. In 1499, Cardinal Cisneros expanded the institutions studies with the creation of a Higher College, which would later become the University of Alcala, one of the first examples of a model university town. Today the University of Alcala is a modern institution, founded in 1977, which offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes adapted to the European Higher Education Area and covers all fields of knowledge, from humanities to engineering, and from social science to experimental and biomedical science. Today`s University of Alcala preserves its traditional humanities faculties, a testimony to the universitys efforts to promote and diffuse the Spanish language through both its studies and the Cervantes Prize, which is awarded annually by the King and Queen of Spain in the Paraninfo (Great Hall). The University has added to its time-honoured education in the humanities and social sciences new degree subjects in scientific fields such as health sciences or engineering, spread out across its 3 campus, 9 faculties and 23 departments. The university boasts four associated teaching hospitals where students may do their internships. The University is firmly committed to research, technological innovation, and collaboration with business and industry.

Mission Statement

The all-round training of our students, ensuring their personal and professional fulfilment through quality teaching, the creation and transmission of knowledge, and the diffusion of science and culture.