Academic Ranking of World Universities

University of Cantabria
Native Name: Universidad de Cantabria
English Name: University of Cantabria
Region: Europe
Country: Spain
Found Year: 1972
Address: Av. Los Castros s/n
Website: http://www.unican.es

 

The University of Cantabria is a young modern public institution whose main purpose is to contribute to social progress through a firm commitment to teaching and scientific excellence. In order to achieve its goals, it strives to constantly improve the quality of its work through a process that revises and improves its teaching, research and administrative activities. The application of this process has made the UC outstanding among Spanish universities due to its quality and scientific productivity.

The University of Cantabria is the only institution that confers official degrees within the self-governed community of Cantabria. It offers a wide range of degree programmes and, since its creation in 1972, has provided a university education for more than 36,000 students. Its commitment to academic excellence is one of the main characteristics of a teaching offer guaranteed by the scientific prestige of the academic staff and monitored by the quality controls established by the institution itself.

The University of Cantabria provides students with a wide variety of resources, enabling them to acquire a well-rounded education.Within this context, its study programmes seek the right balance between practice and theory, which students can choose to supplement with complementary services such as internship programmes, language courses, access to new technologies, exchange programmes with foreign universities, orientation and tutorial activities, etc.

Campus life also offers a unique opportunity to enjoy an ample array of cultural and sport activities, to develop projects through student associations or to participate in defining and governing the institution through its representative bodies.

 

Performance in Academic Ranking of World Universities
World University Ranking 2003 - 2013
ARWU 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
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Performance in Academic Ranking of World Universities by Broad Subject Fields
Broad Subject Fields 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
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Performance in Academic Ranking of World Universities by Subject Fields
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Physics////151-200
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Ranking by indicator
Total Number of Academic Staff   Ranked No. 255 among 621 institutions.
Number of Academic Staff (Teaching Related)   Ranked No. 344 among 869 institutions.
Number of Academic Staff (Research Only)   Ranked No. 246 among 575 institutions.
Percentage of Academic Staff (Teaching Related) with a Doctoral Degree   Ranked No. 293 among 419 institutions.
Percentage of Academic Staff (Research Only) with a Doctoral Degree   Ranked No. 306 among 324 institutions.
Percentage of International Academic Staff (Teaching Related)   Ranked No. 437 among 464 institutions.
Percentage of International Academic Staff (Research Only)   Ranked No. 290 among 330 institutions.
Ratio of Academic Staff (Teaching Related) to Students   Data Unavailable
Number of Alumni of Nobel Laureates and Fields Medalists  Ranked No. 256+ in the world.
Number of Staff of Nobel Laureates and Fields Medalists  Ranked No. 143+ in the world.
Number of Highly Cited Researchers  Ranked No. 573+ in the world.
Number of Nature and Science Papers  Ranked No. 458 in the world.
Number of SCIE and SSCI Papers  Ranked No. 676 in the world.
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