World League
University of the Basque Country

Spain

UPV/EHU Barrio Sarriena s/n 48940 Leioa Bizkaia

579 World
rank
16 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1980
Short name:
UPV/EHU
Type:
Public
Students:
46370
Faculty:
3040
Faculty/Students Ratio:
15
:
1
Web-site:
www.ehu.eus
Region:
Europe
Location:
San Sebastian
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 579 34.609
Teaching 531 35.363
Research 542 31.684
International Diversity 546 29.832
Financial Sustainability 557 40.502
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 459 34.034
Research Perfomance Rankings 397 46.457
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TEACHING
World Rank: 531
Country rank: 17
Score: 35.363
League: World 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: 542
Country rank: 11
Score: 31.684
League: World League
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name
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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: 546
Country rank: 16
Score: 29.832
League: World League
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name
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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: 557
Country rank: 8
Score: 40.502
League: World League
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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 the Basque Country is the only public university in the Basque Country (autonomous community), in Northern Spain. It has campuses over the three provinces of the autonomous community: Biscay Campus (in Leioa, Bilbao, Portugalete and Barakaldo), Gipuzkoa Campus (in San Sebastian and Eibar), and lava Campus in Vitoria-Gasteiz. It is the main research institution in the Basque Country, carrying out 90% of the basic research made in that territory and taking advantage of the good industrial environment that the region constitutes.

Mission Statement

The University of the Basque Country was founded in 1980 on the precedent of the former University of Bilbao. Its motto is a Basque language verse Eman ta zabal zazu ('Give and distribute the fruit'), from Gernikako Arbola, a Basque anthem from the 19th century. Its logo was designed by the sculptor Eduardo Chillida. It has campuses over the three provinces of the autonomous community. Its University community is composed of more than 50.000 members. It is the main research institution in the Basque Country, carrying out 70% of the research made in that territory. In 2009 the UPV/EHU project 'Euskampus; , was labeled as 'Campus of International Excellence', the Spanish Minister of Education highest quality award. The project has been designed with the aggregation of two important international players: Tecnalia Research and Innovation Corporation and Donostia International Physics Center Foundation