University of Cantabria
Region: Southern Europe
Country/Region: Spain
Found Year: 1972
Address: Av. Los Castros s/n
Introduction

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.

Academic Ranking of World Universities
901-1000
Academic Ranking of World Universities
The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) is recognized as the precursor of global university rankings and the most trustworthy one. ARWU presents the world's top 1000 research universities annually based on transparent methodology and objective third-party data.
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2017
801-900
2018
801-900
2019
801-900
2020
901-1000
2021
Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Atmospheric Science
101-150
Physics
151-200
Oceanography
151-200
Civil Engineering
201-300
Human Biological Sciences
301-400
Chemical Engineering
401-500
Biological Sciences
401-500
Economics
401-500
Key Statistics
10092
Total Enrollment
468(4.6%)
International Students
8387
Undergraduate Enrollment
275(3.3%)
International Students
1705
Graduate Enrollment
193(11.3%)
International Students